Blues

A documentary about Sharon Jones competes for an Image award. It chronicles her cancer battle and her pursuit of a music career.

Clay, known for blues songs like "Trying to Live My Life Without You" and "The Only Way is Up," died after suffering a heart attack

Bassist and vocalist Kevin Jenkins brings Rock & Roll back to its roots, where it once lived with Blues and Soul on the back porches…

HBO's Lucinda Martinez talks about Solange and Janelle Monae's surprise music tour and why we're celebrating Bessie Smith's work today.

The passing of blues legend B.B. King has left musicians and fans in mourning, honoring him on social media, and praising him for his nearly…

Tomás Doncker, internationally acclaimed guitarist, has collaborated with Pulitzer prized winning poet, Yusef Komanyakaa, to produce “Big Apple Blues,” a funky, bluesy portrayal of New…

Angie Fisher‘s debut powerful, bluesy track, is the song that arrests your attention immediately as she belts her first note. “I.R.S.” is a song about something…

  8th Annual Halifax Jazz and Blues Festival, The festival takes place at the Historic Halifax Triangle in the City of Petersburg;  On Saturday, July 12, 5pm – midnight, Jazz on the Ave with The Soul Unlimited Band and Show and others and Sunday, July 13, 3pm – 7pm, with Holy Ghost Party on the […]

Latin Ballet of Virginia presents Fiesta del Sol, Sunday, June 10, 3pm, Maymont Children’s Farm Richmond, VA, corner of Spottswood Road and Shirley Lane, 804-358-7166, latinballet.com. 56th Festival of the Arts at Dogwood Dell, With Orquesta Tropikiimba and the Salsa Youth Orchestra, Sunday, June 10, 8pm,  Richmond’s Dogwood Dell Stage, Byrd Park at 1100 Blanton […]

In light of our friends struggling around the world with the earthquakes and tsunami’s here is the song comfort. Our prayers are with you.

juke (of West African origin, akin to Wolof dzug, to live wickedly) – a roadside drinking establishment that offers cheap drinks, food and music for dancing, often blues music.