"Thank You" Johnny Winter
Texas blues guitarist and singer Johnny Winter has died at the age of 70 in his hotel room in Zurich. Like many bluesmen of his era, he worked to the very end of his life, having just completed a European tour. Winter, rated number 63 of the best 100 guitarists in the world by Rolling Stone magazine, headlined the T-Bone Walker Blues Fest in 2010.
February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014
Lurrie Bell's "Blues In My Soul" Wins 2014 Blues Music Award
The Blues Foundation announced the winners in the organization's 35th Blues Music Awards at their annual awards show, which was held Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. The event is a multi-hour performance party for blues fans, typically featuring
9th Annual T-Bone Walker Blues Fest
The Board of Director is pleased to announce that the 9th Annual T-Bone Walker Blues Fest will be held at the Maude Cobb Convention Center in Longview, Texas. Partnering with the City of Longview, the Corporation is excited at the opportunity to relocate to larger facilities, and to partner with a community where the festival can grow and engage a larger audience.