postheadericon BluesNews for the World of BluesBlues: March 3-4, 2018

THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES FOR THE WEEKEND OF MARCH 3-4, 2018 My granddaughter Tori Nicole, the one you hear on this show every weekend has made her decision of where she’s going to college.  She graduates from High School in May, and Tori, moment is here…Where are you going to College??? (Tori Interview)(Mk 3-4) You had choices of many many colleges and universities….Why Spelman? (Tori Announcement) I am so proud of you…You are going to Love Spelman…..That’s one of the best schools in the country.  You are in for a glorious experience there…...Congratulations to you, and you know granddaddy’s always here for you…..I see great things in the future for you, not because you are my granddaughter, but because you are a super hard working, very respectful and talented young lady….Congratulations Again, and Happy Spelman to you……By the Way…Your Daddy’s birthday is Wednesday the 7th….Wish him a Happy Birthday…… BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM From American Blues, J.D. Nash did an interview on Annika Chambers out of Houston, an up and coming Blues Artist.  Well, she’s up there now.  J.D. goes into depth and detail about her life and her music.  And, her time in the Army and her time in Jail….She nominated for the KoKO Taylor Award Traditional Blues Female for the second time at the Blues Music Awards, and they go into all of that.  If you don’t know Annika, read this article, and you will know her and love her.  Fine interview by J.D. Nash on the American Blues sight……We have a link to it on the BluesNews Page at…. And, we’ll play something by Annika before we end the show…. BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM And if you only thought they had Blues Festivals in the Good Ole USA, I’ve been checking out some from other parts of the world, and here is a listing of some of the Blues Festivals that are taking place this year around the world… The 11th Annual Mississippi Delta Blues Festival will take place in Caxias Do Sul in Brazil The Traslasierra Blues Festival in Mina Clavero Cordoba Argentina (last weekend in February) Blues Sur Seine In Paris France Lucerne Blues Festival in Lucerne Switzerland Winter Blues Festival in Ontario Calgary Mid-Winter Blues Festival in Alberta (8 in Canada This Year in February alone and 3 in March….Just 2 months) The Byron Bay Blues Festival in Byron Bay Australia at the End of March Festival Au Bord De L’Eau in Sierre Switzerland in June The Mahindra Blues Festival in Mumbai The Top Secret Blues Festival in Scarborough in the UK These are only a few…There are hundreds of them and People enjoy Blues festivals all around the world.  I haven’t touched on the many festivals there are, and a lot of them I cannot even pronounce the name of the festival, or the city they are in.  I do know that I definitely want to go to the one in Lucerne Switzerland…That is a beautiful place to visit….. BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:
Fri Mar 9 Sir Charles Jones Bobby Rush Calvin Richardson Willie Clayton Detroit MI Fox Theatre
Sat Mar 10 Shemedia Copeland Green Bay WI Meyer Theatre
Sat Mar 10 Avail Hollywood Big Pokey Wynne AR Odell McCallum Center
Sat Mar 10 Irma Thomas Biloxi MS Golden MS
Sat Mar 10 Sir Charles Jones Latimore Theodis Ealey Nellie Tiger Travis Louisville KY Brown Theater
Sat Mar 10 T.K. Soul Hinesville GA Boots Bar
Sat Mar 10 Bigg Robb Greenville MS Harlow’s Casino
Sat Mar 10 Avail Hollywood Monroe LA Civic Center
Fri Mar 16 T.K. Soul Willie Clayton Sir Charles Jones Tyree Neal Shreveport LA Shreveport Auditorium
Fri Mar 16 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Blue Chicago
Fri Mar 16 Calvin Richardson Chris Ivy Hazlehurst MS Club O’Hara
Fri Mar 16 Avail Hollywood Pokey Bear Paris TX Love Civic Center
Sat Mar 17 Latimore Willie Clayton Lenny Williams Sir Charles Jones Grand Prairie TX Verizon Theatre
Sat Mar 17 Dave Mack Jeter Jones Ruston LA Enstyle Fashions
Sat Mar 17 Ms Jody Carl Sims J Wonn Omar Cunningham T.K. Soul Birmingham AL Birmingham Crossplex
Sat Mar 17 Lomax Pensacola FL National Guard Armory
Fri Mar 23 Nellie Tiger Travis Sir Charles Jones T.K. Soul J Wonn Pokey Bear Macon GA Macon City Auditorium
Fri Mar 23 Trudy Lynn Bethlehem PA Blast Furnace Blues Fest
Sat Mar 24 Nellie Tiger Travis Sir Charles Jones J Wonn Tucka Pokey Atlanta GA Cobb Energy Center
Sat Mar 24 Lenny Williams Jacksonville FL Moran Theater
Sun Mar 25 Aretha Franklin Newark NJ New Jersey Performing Ctr
Un Mar 25 Trudy Lynn Bethlehem PA Blast Furnace Blues Fest
Mon Mar 26 Bobby Rush Sugaray Rayford New York NY B.B. King Blues Club
Thur Mar 29 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago Kingston Mines
Fri Mar 30 Bigg Robb Willie Clayton Betty Wright Carl Sims T.K. Soul Jackson MS Mississippi Coliseum
Fri Mar 30 Tyree Neal Nellie Tiger Travis Calvin Richardson Sir Charles Jones Lebrado New Orleans LA UNO Lakefront Arena
Sat Mar 31 Sir Charles Jones Willie Clayton T.K. Soul Calvin Richardson Omar Cunningham Tyree Neal Houston TX NRG Arena
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