postheadericon BluesNews From the World of BluesBlues: April 14-15, 2018

THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES
FOR THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 14-15, 2018

May the 10th is right around the corner and May 10th, the 39th Annual Blues Music Awards will take place in Memphis Tennessee.  They will present awards for B.B. King Entertainer, Pinetop Perkins Piano Player, Soul Blues Album, Band, Contemporary Blues Album, Traditional Blues Album, and many many others.  And the Class of 2018 induction into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame are Georgia Tom Dorsey, Sam Lay, Mamie Smith, Roebuck Pops Staples, Al Benson, The Classic Blues Recording Blues is King by B.B. King, Classic Blues Singles, Cross Cut Saw by Albert King, Green Onions by Booker T. and the MG’s, I’m A Man by Bo Diddley, Roll Em Pete by Joe Turner, and See See Rider Blues by Ma Rainey.  And this is kind of unusual, two drummers from Chicago, Sam Lay, which we mentioned and Fred Bellow will both be inducted.  They are giving Blues Drummers much love… These inductions will take place on the afternoon and evening of May 9th…A lot of activities that full week and if you want to see the full schedule, we have a link on the BluesNews Page at Bluestimeinthecity.com
https://blues.org/bma-schedule-2018/

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According to the American Blues Scene site, Coming on the heels of Jimi Hendrix’s BCD Both Sides of the Sky, Authentic Hendrix, the brand that oversees Jimi Hendrix stuff will release to manufactures and licensees all new Authentic Hendrix iconic new photographs, logos, lyrics, and fashion inspired by Hendrix.  It will include headwear, footwear, wall art, jewelry, home décor, digital products, and a wealth of never before licensed products and materials handed down by Experience Hendrix and Authentic Hendrix… You can expect this new stuff in retail stores by early summer…. There’s a link to this article on the BluesNews Page at Bluestimeinthecity.com
https://www.americanbluesscene.com/authentic-hendrix-announces-exclusive-teaming-to-expand-and-enhance-retail-brand/

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And beginning April 27th and running through May 6th, it’s the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival..  There are so many acts during this yearly festival that features everything from Blues to Jazz to pop to R&B to Gospel.  If you love music and want to see some of the best live performances ever to assemble in a one week setting, The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will certainly be the place to witness these performances.  Again, it runs from April 27th through May 6th.  We have a link to all the performances on the BluesNews Page at Bluestimeinthecity.com…
http://www.nojazzfest.com/lineup/#/

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WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:

Tue Apr 17 and Wed Apr 18 Buddy Guy New York City B.B. King Club
Thur Apr 19 Shemekia Copeland Denver CO Dazzle
Fri Apr 20 Buddy Guy Philadelphia PA Sugarhouse Casino
Sat Apr 21 Betty Wright

L.J. Echols

Nellie Tiger Travis

Weldon NC Halifax Community College
Fri April 20 Robert Cray Redwood City CA Fox Theatre
Sat Apr 21 Robert Cray Snta Cruz CA Rio Theatre
Fri Apr 20 and Sat Apr 21 Lil Ed and The Blues Imperials Chicago Rosa’s Lounge
Sat Apr 21 T.K. Soul Texarkana TX Octavia’s Event Center
Sat Apr 21 William Bell Cape May NJ Cape May Convention Ctr
Sat Apr 21 Vick Allen

Terry Wright

Lacee

Bobby Rush

J-Wonn

Little Rock AR Barton Coliseum
Sat Apr 21 Sir Charles Jones

Latimore

Theodis Ealey

Clarence Carter

Pokey Bear

Savannah GA Savannah Civic Ctr
Sat Apr 21 Trudy Lynn Tomball TX Main Street Crossing
Sat April 21 Lomax Aberdeen MS The Outhouse
Sat Apr 21 Sweet Angel Hooks TX American Legion
Sun Apr 22 William Bell New York NY B.B. King Blues Club
Fri Apr 27 Bobby Rush New Orleans LA Jazz Fest
Sat Apr 28 T.K. Soul Emporia VA Performing Arts Ctr
Thur Apr 26 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Kingston Mines
Sat Apr 28 Aretha Franklin New Orleans LA NO Jazz Festival
Sat Apr 28 Dexter Allen Seattle WA Washington Hall
Sun Apr 29 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago Blue Chicago
Thur May 3 Big Bill Morganfield Denver CO Dazzle Blues Club
Fri May 4 Zac Harmon Memphis TN Beale St Music Festival
Fri May 4 Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials Atlanta GA Blind Willie’s
Fri May 4 and Sat May 5 Bobby Rush San Francisco CA Biscuits and Blues
Sat May 5 Sir Charles Jones
Chris Ivy

Pokey Bear

Bishop Bullwinkle

Grenville MS Washington County Convention Ctr
Sat May 5 Vick Allen-Stage Play

Avail Hollywood

Texarkana TX (Sinner Have A Soul Too
Sat May 5 Zac Harmon Nashville TN Bourbon St Blues and Boogie
Sat May 5 Nellie Tiger Travis Richmond VA Military Retirees Club
Sun May 6 Zac Harmon Montgomery AL Capital City Oyster Bar
Sun May 6 Vick Allen Jackson MS Zoo Blues
Thur May 10 Shemekia Copeland Dallas TX Kessler Theater
Thur May 10 Zac Harmon Memphis TN Blues Awards
Fri May 11 Peggy Scott Adams

J-Wonn

L.J. Echols

Ronnie Bell

Vicksburg MS Vicksburg city Auditorium
Fri and Sat May 11-12 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Kingston Mines
Sat May 12 Vick Allen Ruston LA  
Sat May 12 Donnie Ray

Billy Soul Bonds

Gregg A. Smith

Ricky White

Richwood LA Richwood Park
Sat May 12 Shemekia Copeland Houston TX Height Theater
Sat May 12 Big Bill Morganfield Atlanta GA Blind Willie’s
Sat May 12 Vick Allen

Lacee

Jeter Jones

Ronnie Bell

Fat Daddy

Ruston LA Ruston Civic Center
Sun May 13 Vick Allen St Louis MO The VIP Lounge
Sun May 13 Karen Wolfe

O.B. Buchana

J Wonn

Avail Hollywood

Ronnie Bell

Whitehall AL Carnes Park
May 15-21 Nellie Tiger Travis Los Angeles CA The Foundation Center
Thur May 17 Syl Johnson Nice France Forum Nice Nord
Fri May 18 Willie Clayton Tunica MS TBA
Fri May 18 Sir Charles Jones

Latimore

O.B. Buchana

Bigg Robb

Willie Clayton

Calvin Richardson

Tunica MS Tunica Arena Expo Center

The Kings of Southern Soul

Fri May 18 and Sat May 19 Lil Ed And The Blues Imperials Memphis TN Rum Boogie Café
Sat May 19 Eddie Clearwater Chicago Buddy Guy’s
Sat May 19 Trudy Lynn Houston TX Bayou City Music Series
Sat May 19 Zac Harmon Irving TX Cimarron Park Rec Ctr
Sun May 20 Lil Ed And The Blues Imperials Montgomery AL Capitol Oyster Bar
Sat May 26 Wilson Meadows

Bishop Bullwinkle

Tucka

Kenny Wayne

Mr. Sam

Tallahassee FL North Florida Fairgrounds
Sat May 26 Nellie Tiger Travis Harvest AL The Huntsville Dragway
Sat May 26 Zac Harmon Dallas TX Babb Brothers BBQ Blues
Sun May 27 Sheba Potts-Wright

L.J. Echols

Theodis Ealey

Jaye Hammer

Pokey Bear

Grady Champion

Byhalia MS Wall Hill Park
Thur May 31 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Kingston Mines

 

 

 

 

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