postheadericon BluesNews from the World of BluesBlues: July 1-2, 2017

THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES FOR THE WEEKEND OF JULY 1-2, 2017 The Jus Blues Music Awards will take place August 2nd through 5th in Tunica Mississippi….Mr. Charles Mitchell, the Executive Director of the Jus Blues Music Foundation stopped by the Golden Communications Studios and gave us some of the 411 on what to expect this year…. (Charles Mitchell Audio) We also asked Mr. Mitchell the purpose of the Jus Blues Music Awards… (Charles Purpose) I remember that very well, I was there then, and I’ll be there this year…..Again, It’s taking place August 2nd through August 5th in Tunica Mississippi.  The hosts this year are Bev Johnson and Willie Clayton and  they are honoring Carl Sims, Archie Bell, Calvin Richardson, Ms Jody, Tony Coleman, Deitra Farr, Eugene Bridges, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Benny Turner and many more.  For more information, we have a link to the Jus Blues web site at BluesTime In the City.com www.jusblues.org BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY And some sad news to report…..Noel Neal, the brother of Kenny Neal slamming Bass Player has passed away on June 19th.  In a post from Kenny Neal, Kenny states, ““It breaks my heart to tell you that my brother Noel Neal has passed. Noel spent 30+ years playing bass and singing in James Cotton’s band. Please pray for our family at this time especially for Ma.” Another member of that talented family has left us….Our condolences go out to the Neal family, expecially as Kenny puts it, for Ma… BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:
Fri July 7 Avail Hollywood Winnfield LA Collin Ctr
Friday July 7 Eddy Clearwater Cleveland OH Music Box
Fri July 7 Grady Champion Salt Lake City UT Green Pig Pub
Fri July 7 Jarekus Singleton Boca Raton FL The Funky Biscuit
Fri July 7 T.K. Soul Baton Rouge FL Belle of Baton Rouge
Sat July 8 Sir Charles Vick Allen Roy C Wilson Meadows Nellie Tiger Travis Wilson NC Wilson County Fairgrounds
Sat July 8 Calvin Richardson Tre Williams Kosciusko MS Attala County Col
Sat July 8 Buddy Guy Rochester Hills MI Meadow Brook Amphitheatre
Sat July 8 Omar Cunningham Austin TX The Belmont
Sun July 9 Sir Charles Jones R.L. Griffin Dallas TX R.L. Blues Palace
Sun July 8 Lil Ed and The Blues Imperials Hayward CA Hayward Blues Festival
Mon July 10 Guitar Shorty Oakland CA Yoshi’s
Wed July 12 Grady Champion San Francisco CA Biscuits and Blues
Wed July 12 Buddy Guy Paris France L’Olympia
Thur July 13 Lil Ed and The Blues Imperials Worthington OH Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza
Fri July 14 Buddy Guy London UK Eventim Apollo
Fri July 14 Bobby Rush Rochester NY Genesee Valley Park
Fri July 14 Grady Champion Denver CO The Clock Tower
Sat July 15 Grady Champion Wichita KA Barleycorn’s
Sat July 15 Karen Wolfe Theodis Ealey Roy C J Redd Sumter SC Sumter Civic Center
Sun July 16 Bobby Rush Kalamazoo MI Wings Event Center
Sun July 16 Grady Champion Memphis TN 77 South
Sun July 16 Sir Charles Jones Tyree Neal Wendell B Baton Rouge LA Club Bella Noche
And that my friends is the BluesNews from the World of the BluesBlues and THROUGH THE SHOW, WE’VE BEEN LETTING YOU  know “WHERE THEY AT:”  
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