postheadericon BluesNews from the World of BluesBlues: April 8-9, 2017

THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES FOR THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 8-9, 2017 That’s Cool Ricky Blues with some Turkey Leg in the background…We heard Cool Ricky Blues in the first hour of the program talking about making all the outfits for his wedding, including the bride’s long dress….Well, he includes his wife and kids in everything.  There is a video out there now with his family doing the Turkey Leg dance.  We have a link to it on the BluesNews Page at BluesTime In The City.com… But, it’s two things you have got to see, or not see… His wife, two sons and daughter are doing the Turkey Leg….One, watch the kid…He’s working hard trying to keep up, and two, I can’t tell the wife from the daughter….And I was scared to ask.  Check it out and tweet me @rojeneblues and let me know what you think….It’s really cool….. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gn8NwcBT7sQ It won’t be long now…The 2017 Blues Music Awards will soon take place on May 11th in Memphis Tennessee….Awards will be presented in categories ranging from Soul Male and Female, BB King Entertainer, Contemporary Blues Male and Female Artist, Historical Album, The KoKo Taylor Award, and all in between.  If you want to see who’s nominated and in what category, we have a link to the Blues Foundation’s site on the BluesNews Page at BluesTime In The City.com…Wonder if I can get a press pass for that…..I need a hook up…. https://blues.org/blues-music-awards/#_2017 And you think Blues Men and Women are just singing the Blues…..Not….This year, Buddy Guy is on tour and is the spokesperson for Prostate Cancer… Buddy will tour with a number of blues legends to spread the word about Prostate Cancer.  Buddy and Bobby Rush just finished a performance in Memphis Tennessee, which was the kick off last week.  They will also be performing New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville and Boston.  The tour will also feature the children of some of these mega blues stars….Shirley King, Carlise Guy, Big Bill Morganfield, Kenny Neal, Freddie Dixon, Rose Reed, and many others.  We’ll keep you informed on the tour. To find out more, we have a link on the BluesNews Page at BluesTime In The City.com…… http://pcablue.org/ WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:
Thur Apr 13 Aretha Franklin Grand Rapids MI Devos Performance Hall
Fri Apr 14 Tre Williams Lacee J’Wonn Greensboro AL National Guard Armory
Fri Apr 14 Sweet Angel Memphis 360 Sports Bar
Fri Apr 14 T.K. Soul El Doraodo AR The Brick House
Sat Apr 15 Sir Charles Jones Willie Clayton T.K. Soul Tyree Neal Houston TX NRG Arena
Sat Apr 15 Avail Hollywood Melody Gold Atlanta GA 240 Headland Drive
Sat Apr 15 Calvin Richardson Steve Perry Clarence Carter Shirley Brown Hattiesburg MS Hub City Drag Way
Sat Apr 15 Bigg Robb Austin TX Antone’s
Sat Apr 15 Eddie Cotton Jr Vicksburg MS Bottleneck Blues Bar
Sat Apr 15 Tre Williams Summer Wolfe Columbus MS 201 Alabama St
Sat Apr 15 Lenny Williams Inglewood CA Inglewood City Hall
Sat Apr 15 Jeff Floyd Hooks TX American Legion
Sat Apr 15 L.J. Echols Newton MS Another Level
Sat Apr 15 Roy C Richmond VA 6335 Lounge
Sun Apr 16 Joe Louis Walker New York City B.B. King’s
Fri Apr 21 Nathaniel Kimble L.J. Echols Jesi Terrell Jim Bennett Indianola MS B.B. King’s Club Ebony
Fri Apr 21 Shemekia Copeland Chapel Hill NC Memorial Hall
Fri  and Sat Apr 21-22 Lil Ed and The Blues Imperials Chicago IL Kingston Mines
Fri and Sat Apr 21-22 Mr. Sipp Hoover Al Perfect Note
Sat Apr 22 Denise LaSalle Robinsonville MS Tunica Roadhouse
Sat Apr 22 T.K. Soul Eutaw AL Blues 24/7
Sat  Apr 22 Jarekus Singleton Victor Wainright Henderson NV Henderson Pavillion
Sat Apr 22 Theodis Ealey Orangeburg SC County Fairgrounds
Sat Apr 22 Lacee J’Wonn Fat Daddy   Killeen TX Club Xtraordinaire
Sat Apr 22 Buddy Guy Toronto Canada Massey Hall
Sat Apr 22 Calvin Richardson Summer Wolfe Hooks TX American Legion
Sat Apr 22 Omar Cunningham Bigg Robb Terry Wright Greenwood MS Greenwood Civic Center
Sun Apr 23 Mr. Sipp Atlanta GA Blind Willie’s
Need information on the actual location of artists appearances….. Just go to bluestimeinthecity.com and click the BluesNews Page.  If you know of an artist appearing anywhere at any time, email us at   ro@bluestimeinthecity.com....and let us know Where They At…And that my friends is the BluesNews from the world of the BluesBlues, and that’s Where They At…..Where They At…..  
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