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Mick Jagger To Perform Live On The Grammy Awards For The First Time–Will Perform Tribute to Recently Deceased Grammy Winner Solomon Burke February 9, 2011

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Santa Monica, CA–GRAMMY Award-winning rock legend and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Mick Jagger will perform live on the GRAMMY Awards for the first time. Accompanied by GRAMMY winner Raphael Saadiq and his band, Jagger will perform as part of the telecast’s annual “In Memoriam” tribute, which pays homage to members of the music community who have passed away in the previous year.


Your Chance To Experience Eric Clapton In London! February 9, 2011

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Coachella, CA— Ernie Ball Inc., the world’s premier string, accessory and instrument manufacturer and creators of the iconic Slinky guitar string, today announced Ernie Ball Presents Experience Clapton and the Ernie Ball Eric Clapton Golden Pick, giving Ernie Ball customers nationwide a rare opportunity to meet Eric Clapton in London or win one of thousands of exciting prizes instantly.

Fifteen grand prize winners will get unparalleled access to Eric Clapton’s private rehearsal, an exclusive meet and greet and a ticket to see Clapton live at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The London show is the climax of Clapton’s UK tour in support of his 19th studio album, Clapton.


‘Voodoo Master’ Dr. John Confirms NYC Mardi Gras Performances Mar 4 & 5 At Sullivan Hall & Le Poisson Rouge February 9, 2011

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New York, NY City– Dr. John will bring a taste of New Orleans to New York City this spring, when he headlines a weekend of Mardi Gras performances with his band, The Lower 911. On Mar 4, they’ll share the stage at Sullivan Hall with the Marco Benevento Trio and the High & Mighty Brass Band, and on Mar 5, they’ll preside over the Fifth Annual Nolafunk Mardi Gras Ball at Le Poison Rouge with Soul Rebels Brass Band, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, and DJ Cochon de Lait.


ALBERT KING with Stevie Ray Vaughan’s in Session Hits Top 5 of Billboard Blues Catalog Chart February 8, 2011

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Seen nationwide as a PBS special, CD/DVD combo reaps critical praise

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — If blues legends Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan were still alive, they’d be blown away by the reaction to their 28-year-old live collaboration. The 1983 performance, shot in Hamilton, Ontario for the TV series In Session, has sold an astounding 360,000 units as both an audio CD and combined CD/DVD, according to Nielson Soundscan. The deluxe CD/DVD twofer, released on November 9, 2010 on Stax Records has reached #3 on the Billboard Blues Catalog Chart, in which seven albums out of the Top 15 feature Vaughan.



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Blues Foundation Awards Germany’s Georg Schroeter & Marc Breitfelder and Colorado’s Lional Young Band with Top Honors at 27th International Blues Challenge February 6, 2011

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Memphis, Tenn.— The Blues Foundation’s 27th International Blues Challenge ended on Saturday February 5th, 2011 with two packed shows at the Orpheum Theatre. Out of 220 acts from 40 states and 13 countries that competed for top honors throughout the weekend only two can be called winner in the solo/duo and band competition.

Blues Societies Gear Up For Next Year’s IBCs

Hill Country Harmonica 2011 The North Mississippi Blue Harp Homecoming – returning to Waterford, Mississippi from May 21st through 22nd 2011 February 4, 2011

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The 2nd Annual Hill Country Harmonica descends on Waterford, MS for another round of Blues Harp Madness. This two-day intensive retreat for blues harmonica students of all levels (and their friends and family), featuring workshops, jam sessions, and concerts features headliners …

Some of the biggest names in Blues Harmonica will be there-Will you?

Jason Ricci to Appear at Hill Country Harmonica January 30, 2011

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BIG NEWS…Jason Ricci will be at Hill Country Harmonica, joining our already remarkable roster of Faculty/Performers in May of this year.

This means the line up will be

– Sugar Blue & his band
– Jason Ricci
– Charlie Sayles
– Satan & Adam w/Adam Gussow
– Jimi Lee
– Sonny Boy Terry & his band
– Deak Harp (brother Deak!)
– Brandon Bailey
– Howl-n-Madd Perry and
– Shine Turner.

Come to http://www.hillcountryharmonica.com/ for more info and to register. With this line up, the earlier you register the better.

See you in Mississippi my friends (officia Press Release coming soon!)


TBS and the Town of Sackville Present International Blues Challenge Winner Grady Champion Band (Mississippi) Saturday, Feb. 5, 9 PM, George’s Roadhouse January 27, 2011

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Tickets are $12 in advance (at Ducky’s) and $15 at the door

Special Student Price at the Door (ID required): $8

Guitarist, singer, harmonica player and songwriter Grady Champion released two very impressive recordings in 1999 and 2001 for Shanachie Records. Both his debut, “Payin’ For My Sins” and “2 Days Short of a Week” put Champion on the national touring blues map and helped launch his career beyond the boundaries of his native Jackson, Mississippi.

Garden State Harp Blow Out is CANCELLED tonite! January 27, 2011

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ATT: The Harp Blowout is
Cancelled Tonite Thurs 1/27
and will be rescheduled due to the snowstorm,,,thanx Rob Popparrazi
at Trumpets Montclair, NJ ( Garden State Harp Blowout )
Details here: http://www.trumpetsjazz.com/main.html
Dennis Gruenling
Rob Paparozzi
Phil Caltabelotta
Enrico Granafei