May 18, 2013
Winners of the 2013 Blues Music Awards
Looking back at all the nominees from my December article , several points seem to stand out.
Curtis Salgado & Derek Trucks the big winners at the Blues Music Awards
Curtis Salgado was one of the big winner at Saturday night's Blues Music Awards, taking home the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year Award, Soul Blues Album for Soul Shot and Souls Blue Album.
All About Jazz
Michael Burks: Show of Strength
Michael "Iron Man" Burks grew up playing guitar. A quick study, he soon began leading the blues, rhythm and blues and soul house bands that backed O.V. Wright, Johnnie Taylor and other stars as they passed through the R&B circuit near his Arkansas hometown.
Damon Fowler plays at Memphis Theatre
A blues artist is coming to Memphis, Mo. to play a show at the Memphis Theatre. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday.