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A Music Company, Inc.
A Blues music management company in Colorado.
Alvin Jett & the Phat
noiZ Blues Band
High energy blues band from St. Louis,
Atlanta Blues Society
Internet Radio Site
The only internet radio station
dedicated to playing music from other Blues Societies around the
The biggest blues record company on the planet!
Back Yard Tire Fire
One of Central Illinois great power blues trio's featured at the
2005 Luther Allison Memorial Blues Fest
An award winning singer , songwriter from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Blueass Blues Band
A rockin' Blues band from Sweden. Check out the video on their
Real Delta Blues. Slick was the Winner of the
ALBERT KING AWARD for Most Promising Blues Guitarist at the 2004
International Blues Challenge.
Website of David Berchtold - Acoustic Finger
Website of Peoria's native son and
emerging blues legend Bernard Allison.
Big Road Blues
An interesting site about all things blues!
Bill Porter Project
Home of the Bill Porter Project
Black and Tan
Black and Tan is a Blues record company in the Netherlands.
about feeling your disease! BluesAholics is a fellowship of blues fans who share and support
blues music. Their motto is No Cure... No Recovery. " IT'S NOT YOUR FAULT, IT'S A DISEASE "
There's no cure or recovery for a BluesAholic... Though, there are treatments!
Treatment is known as the 12 bar program. Recommended treatments include:
-LISTEN TO BLUES MUSIC EVERY CHANCE YOU GET!
-SUPPORT YOU LOCAL BLUES SCENE (clubs & festivals)
-PURCHASE YOU FAVORITE BLUES ARTIST'S MUSIC
-SHARE YOU LOVE FOR BLUES WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY
-TAKE TWO ASPIRINS AND CALL ME IN THE MORNING
The Blues Blowtorch
Home of Central Illinois' premiere Blues
Society. Click here to find out how to get involved!
Internet resource for locating blues festivals
and concerts around the nation
Blues Festival Guide magazine's online
directory of Blues Festivals and print magazine information. Great
website for finding blues festivals everywhere
Blues Glossary - Language of the Blues
Cop the groovy lingo! American
Blues has established a colorful language to go with the heartfelt
music. Most terms come from the rural African-American experience or
the melting pot of New Orleans.
Click HERE ifor a glossary of those terms.
A free Blues music ezine
newsletter. Same corporation that publishes Blues Review Magazine.
Sign up for a free weekly subscription.
Blues band based in Chicago, IL
International internet resource featuring
artist biographies and RealAudio clips
The Blue Highway
Blues database featuring RealAudio blues
broadcasts, links, and a search engine
Great Blues historical
article from National Geographic Magazine (1999)
The Blues Foundation
The largest organization of blues in the
world. This Memphis based foundation is responsible for the
International Blues Challenge, The W.C. Handy Awards and the Keeping
the Blues Alive awards each year.
BluesPipe.com is the world's first
comprehensive Blues Search Engine based on Google's Co-op Search
technology. Rather than searching the entire web, your search
yields only "blues" related results. Blues pipes visitor's can
contribute websites for inclusion and filter out websites not
relevant to the Blues world. It's a great research tool to find music, clubs,
festivals, equipment, watch video or just plain keep up with
what's going on.
Blues Revue is the world's largest blues
publication, devoted to the listener and musician whose musical
passion is the full spectrum of the blues.
Blueskillet Blues home page
Blues Before Sunrise
Official home page of Steve Cushing and the
Blues Before Sunrise music program
Joe is a smokin blues rock guitarist who won the BluesWax 2004
Artist and Album of the Year Awards. Check out the videos on
his site. If anyone tries to say Joe is "not blues" have them listen
to some of his great straight traditional blues stuff on the CD
Buddy Guy's Legends
Official home page of Buddy Guy's Legends in
Official home of Michael Burks
Blues for Peace was set up in
Israel to honor the roots of blues music and promote peace and the
understanding that ALL peoples have had their share of the blues.
Chicago Blues Beat
Bluesman Lordy from Chicago has a great little website that covers live
Blues in Southwest Suburban Chicago. If you want to find a Blues bar in
Chicago land this is a great place to start.
One of the BEST blues festivals in the US! Four days of blues and it
is ALL FREE!
Chicago Blues Guide
Your complete guide to Chicago's blues scene
Chicago Blues News
Terrance "Gatorman" Lape's website of all things "Chicago Blues". Has many
great interviews, CD reviews and more.
A site dedicated to R&B, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Reggae, Gospel, Rock,
Country, Blues and Southern Soul.
Some of Central Illinois best blues\rock musicians in their new
Computers for Quads
Website and project of Tom Nelson, aka "Slider" from Central
Illinois bands, Doc Rodgers and the Rock Dodgers and the Flying
Drito Brothers. One of the best dobro players in the midwest who was
stricken with Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS). Tom is totally immobile
but not inactive! He uses his computer to communicate. He has
written a a dobro method book and maintains his own website. His
organization is raising money to buy computers for other
quadraplegics to be able to communicate and stay active.
Visit, Support, DONATE!
Official home of Canned Heat
Home of the Blues in Northern Illinois. Located in the Rockford area
in Freeport, IL
The Dave Chastain Band
One of Central Illinois Best Rockin Blues Band
The Blue Lightning
Band with Steve Ditzell
A Blues band from Rockford, IL
Home of lots and lots and lots of Blues
information and history
Delta Franks Blues
Delta Frank's Blues Blowtorch Page
The Delta Kings Band
Official home page of The Delta Kings Band
DustyBlues is dedicated to digital blues memories of blues
festivals, events and activities. Photographers Dusty & Val Scott
capture the artists, musicians, fans and the surrounding elements to
provide slideshows of memories after the event.
A website by Alan White in the UK. Created to "broaden awareness
and understanding of the origins of blues music". There is some
great early Blues history information available here. Their
information is very well researched! Check out their chronology of
Blues recording. Interesting site with loads of info.
The Edge Band
Streator Illinois finest Blues Band
Searchable blues resource with blues CD
reviews and ratings
An excellent discography of the Excello
The Rich Fabec
St. Louis based Blues band
Blues band in Amsterdam
Where Blues Artists sell their CD's NOT their souls!
Official Home of artist Sue Foley
Diunna Greenleaf and
the Blue Mercy Band
If you haven't heard of Diunna you WILL! She won 1st Place at the
2005 International Blues Challenge held in Memphis, TN and appears
destined to be a blues legend in her own right.
House of Blues
Home of the House of Blues, featuring
cybercasts and artist performances
Home of the Bloomington-Normal's own Hip
Kilborn Alley Blues
band picked up by Nick Moss for his Blue Bella Label
Kilborn Alley Blues
band was nominated for a 2007 Blues award for their CD
KALA 88.5 & 105.5 FM offers the most eclectic mix of music in the
Quad Cities. Listen to Mississippi Valley Blues Society's "Blues
Hour" Wednesday's 9 P.M. and Thursdays at 5 P.M. Beale Street
Caravan is on Monday's 8 P.M.
KDHX TV -
Saint Louis Community Television
Listing of St Louis area concerts, Blues & otherwise maintained by
KDHX Public TV
La Hora del
"La Hora del Blues" is weekly on air since 1981 in Radio PICA, a non
commercial radio station at the 96.6 of Barcelona FM. The director
and host is Vicente Zumel.
The basic aim is to explore, give knowledge and popularize blues
music in all its aspects from the origins until now. To do so
Vicente Zumel has an archive of more than 100.000 blues songs from
the first blues recordings till the more actual cds.
Blues by Name
Interesting blues myspace site.
Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise
The World's Only Fully Chartered Blues Cruise
Levee Town Blues
2007 International Blues Challenge Finalist for Kansas City
Living Blues Magazine
The web page of the premier blues publication,
Robert Lockwood, Jr.
Official home of Robert Lockwood, Jr.
Mary 4 Music Blues
OK so it is not really a new link but if you
have not visited the Blewzzman's Blues Portal recently you are
missing out on the BIGGEST Blues Music resource on the Internet.
Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society
blues club based in Melbourne, Australia whose mission is to bring
together blues enthusiasts and blues artists, and also encourage
The Mud Bugs
Myspace site for the Mighty Mud Bugs Band
The Mudcat Cafe
Nationally recognized Blues and Folk music
Official home of Muddy Waters
The Quad Cities Blues Society
for the Illinois/Iowa area located in Davenport, IA
Blues Society of Madison
The mandolin blues of Rich Delgrosso. Includes
some free blues music for mandolin.
Mountain Of Blues
An internet site with streaming
audio that features Live interviews with National Artists.
The Lizzi Neal Band
The Lizzi Neal Band from Mendota, IL
Homepage of Blues Guitarist and
Peoria Native Son, Nick Boettcher
The Perth Blues Club
Home page of Perth, Australia
blues site - "May the Blues be with you!"
3 time winner of "Best Female Blues Vocalist in Poland" by the
Polish magazine "Twój Blues" (Your Blues). (Click on the British
flag to translate site into English)
Sonny Boy Williamson
Official home page of Sonny Boy
River City Blues
Society - IL
Central Illinois Home of the Blues for the last 23 years
River City Blues
Society - Richmond, VA
Richmond's Home of the Blues - The other RCBS on the East Coast
Southern Illinois Blues band from Highland, IL
Chicago Blues vocalist
Home of the "Simply the Blues" Festival in Fort Madison, IA
South Side Cindy & The
The homepage of the Slip
South Skunk Blues
The homepage of a great group of blues lovers in Newton, Iowa
Southern Blue Band
Official home page of the Southern Blue Band
Sally Weisenburg and
the Famous Sidemen
Home page of Sally Weisenburg and the Famous
Stagger Lee Files
A very interesting blues-oriented website
which explores the meaning and significance of the legend of Stagger
Lee. (The song has also been called Billy Lyons and Stackalee; Mrs.
Delion's Lament; Stagger Lee; Stack O'Lee Blues; Stagolee;
Stackerlee; Stack O Lee; Stagolee Was a Bully)
Steve the Harp Blues
2003 Peoples Choice Award winner at the
Central Illinois Blues Challenge
Chicago Blues Guitarist and performer
Web Blog of Chicago Blues Writer Karen Hanson. Check out her book
"Today's Chicago Blues" from Lake Claremont Press available on the
site. Everything you want to know about Chicago Blues and more!
Windy City Blues Society
The official Blues society for Chicago area fand and musicians.
News, Blues and all that Jazz: Central
Illinois home of Frank Black & Blues as well as NPR, Jazz, and specialty programs.
WEFT 90.1 fm in
Champaign/Urbana Blues Mon-thru Fri 11:30 a .m til 2 p.m plus blues
from 8 til 10 Friday nites
Weenie Campbell's site devoted to all things Country Blues.
Year of the Blues 2003
Congress declared 2003 "the Year of the Blues". This website has
some great blues links