THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES  

Here’s what’s Trending in the BluesNews from the World of the BluesBlues this Week Ending The June 19-20, 2021
======================================================

The B.B. King Museum had a huge dedication with dignatories and stars alike. Plus a bronze statue unveiling of the King of The Blues…..The Blues Music Music Awards named their winners….And Will the Kenny Wayne Shepard thing go away?  Apparently not…Click below to hear all the details…….

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

The B.B. King Museum unveiled their new addition last weekend, The Memorial Garden with a bronze statue of The King of the Blues….The 42nd Blues Music Awards were held last weekend….And the Kenny Wayne Shepard Confederate Flag thing has some new defenders.  Click the link to see the defenders video, and Click below to hear it all……

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpEC_2T4vUg

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

The 42nd Blues Music Awards are being Live Streamed this weekend……Bobby Rush is have a Virtual Book Review later in the Month and Blues and Southern Soul Artists are hitting the Stage….Click Below To Listen….

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

The Challenge has been accepted by many of our listeners.  The “Don’t Cuss Challenge.” Don’t Cuss around Families, Ladies, Elders, or Kids.  In the park, at the concert, at the restaurant, at church, Don’t Cuss anywhere for this weekend, as a start.  It’s really Embarrassing….Click below to hear The Challenge…….

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

The Jus Blues Music Foundation has announced that they are streaming their Blues Music Awards Show on August 29th.. The Blues Foundation is streaming their Blues Music Awards Program on June 6th.  And find out where the Blues and Southern Soul Artists are appearing.  Click Below to hear all the details….

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

MOM…..MOM IS ALWAYS TRENDING THIS WEEKEND AND EVERY WEEKEND.  HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY MOM FROM BLUESTIME IN THE CITY….….

======================================================

The Blues Foundation has posted a response and a Racial Statement over the “unpleasant incident” concerning one of their BMA nominees….And the Mother’s Day weekend is soon.  We tell you where those Mother’s Day Concerts are being held.  Click Below to hear it all…..

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

Mercy Merci, Merce…Mercy Morganfield, the daughter of the late great Muddy Waters, has posted her unbiased opinion on the Blues and The Confederate Flags on FaceBook.  And, she made her point.  Blues and Southern Soul artists are getting back in the swing of performing Live…And May 9th is Mother’s Day and we let you know how to shout out Dear Ole Mom.  Click below for all the Details….

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

Kenny Neal is dropping a newly produced album by Patty Parks on his Booga Music Label…..A great story on Elizabeth King of Memphis by JD Nash will touch your heartstrings….And The 42nd Annual Blues Music Awards is coming soon.  Click below to hear the details….

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

Sam Cooke is Hot in  the news again…..And Arthea Franklin’s Series on National Geographic has a few problems…Click Below to hear it all……

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

Bobby Rush Just won his Second Grammy.  The guy is really elated.  We talked with Bobby about this Grammy win.  Click Below to listen…..

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

 

Tina Turner’s Documentary will be on HBO on March 27th….Genius: Aretha Franklin starring Cynthia Erivo as The Queen of Soul will be on The National Geographic March 21st…And Mr. Handy’s Blues is on DVD now.  The director of Mr. Handy’s Blues just did a very interesting interview with The Americanbluesscene.com site.  Click below to hear all the details…..

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

Sunday, June 6th is the day for The Blues Foundation’s 42nd Blues Music Awards.  The event will again be virtual this year because of COVID-19……Go to Blues.org for more Info…..Several new Southern Soul releases are out now….And there are a few Southern Soul and Blues Concerts next weekend…Click below for all the BluesNews Details……

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

Concord/Stax Records has established a One million Dollar Scholarship Fund for the Stax Music Academy…And The United States vs Billie Holiday is a great film with Andra Day….Click below to hear about it all….

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

William Bell talked with us about his huge honor that he just received…..”Genius: Aretha Franklin” will air on National Georgraphics in March……And “Tina” the documentary will air on HOB soon….Click below to hear all the details……

PAST TRENDING BLUES STORIES

William Bell just got a huge honor from the National Endowment For the Arts.  Go to www.Arts.gov for more info….And The Blues Foundation’s Blues Music Awards are out.  Go to www.Blues.org to see the list… Click Below to hear all the details….

 

 

 

LISTEN HERE

Audio BluesNews For The Weekend Ending April 17-18, 2021