postheadericon BluesNews from the World of BluesBlues: September 16-17, 2017

THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUE FOR THE WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER 16-17, 2017 September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Buddy Guy serves as the national spokesman.  It is projected that 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with Prostate Cancer, and the Blues heavyweights are letting you know that you need to talk to your doctor, your family, and anyone about prostate cancer.  There are two shows that are being held to aid in funding of Prostate cancer, and an autographed polka dot guitar will be given to a lucky person with Buddy Guy’s signature.  One of the events have already been held, Sept 10th, and the other one will be held Monday Sept 18th…. This is cool.  Sons and Daughters of some of these legends will be on hand to Jam and disseminate information of Prostate Cancer….All of whom have been touched by Prostate cancer in one way or another…The lineup include Carlise Guy, daughter of Buddy Guy, Shirley King, Daughter of BB King…Demetria Taylor, daughter of Eddie Taylor, Kenny Kinsey, son of Bid Daddy Kinsey, Freddie Dixon, son of Willie Dixon, Rose Reed, daughter of Jimmy and many others.  And on top of all of that, They have  music called Blues4Prostate Cancer.  The Music titles include Steal Away by Raful Neal, I Got What it Takes by KoKo Taylor, Don’t Take Advantage of Me By Lonnie Brooks, This is The End by Buddy Guy, and many others….We have a link to it on the BluesNews Page at BluesTime In The…. BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COMBLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COMBLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COMBLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM There’s an article in the latest issue of Living Blues Magazine titled Clarksdale’s Next Generation of Blues…It’s all about how they teach the Blues to the youth in Clarksdale Mississippi, and the fruits of their labor that they are seeing now.  I’m sure there are many programs like this, but this one started decades ago, and there are three of their graduates highlighted.  Christone Kingfish Ingram…Anthony Big A Sherrod and Lee Williams.  Young people in their teens that’s keeping the blues alive.  I’ve personally met Kingfish and have seen him perform.  He is good.  Cudos to the program and the articles are worth the read…..They are in the latest issue of Living Blues Magazine…. BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COMBLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COMBLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COMBLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:
Wed Sept 20 Shemekia Copeland Stanhope NJ The Stanhope House
Fri Sept 22 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Rosa’s Lounge
Fri Sept 22 Lil Ed Chicago IL B.L.U.E.S
Sat Sept 23 Lil Ed Chicago IL B.L.U.E.S.
Fri Sept 22 Kenny Neal San Francisco CA Embarcadero
Sat Sept 23 Kenny Neal San Luis Obispo CA Slo Vets Hall
Fri Sept 22 Buddy Guy Saint Charles IL Arcada Theatre
Sat Sept 23 Alonzo Reid Pensacola FL Speak Easy
Sat Sept 23 Willie Clayton Sir Charles Jones Sheba Potts Wright Pokey Bear Tucka College Park GA Wolf Creek
Sat Sept 23 Buddy Guy Louisville KY Bourbon and Beyond
Sat Sept 23 Grady Champion Ridgeland MS Lake House
Sat Sept 23 Bobby Rush Tupelo MS Forward Festival
Sat Sept 23 Francine Reed Atlanta GA Blind Willie’s
Sat Sept 23 J Wonn T.J. Hooker Taylor Anthony Hamilton Holly Springs MS United center
Sun Sept 24 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Blue Chicago
Tue Sept 26 Taj Mahal and Keb Mo St Petersburg FL Palladium Theatre
Tue Sept 26 Bobby Rush Cleveland MS Grammy Museum
Wed Sept 27 Taj Mahal and Keb Mo Gainesville FL Phillips Center University
Fri Sept 29 Taj Mahal and Keb Mo LaGrange GA Sweetland Amphitheatre
Sat Sept 30 Taj Mahal and Keb Mo Gainesville GA Atlanta Botanical Garden
Sat Sept 30 Theodis Ealey Sweet Angel Nathaniel Kimble L.J. Echols Monroe LA Richwood Park
Sun Oct 1 L.J. Echols Prentiss MS Lucas Ball Park
Fri Oct 6 Willie Clayton Sweet Angel Terry Wright Marks MS Mules and Blues Fest
Sat Oct 7 Lacee O.B. Buchana T.K. Soul Greenwood MS LeFlore Civic center
Sat Oct 7 Sweet Angel Ms Jody J Wonn Pine Bluff AK Cook Family Park
Sun Oct 8 Ms Jody Toledo OH The Stranahan Hall
And that my friends is the BluesNews from the World of the BluesBlues and THROUGHOUT THE SHOW, WE’VE BEEN LETTING YOU  know “WHERE THEY AT:”  
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