Archive: May 2019 - Bluesology

Fundraising Jam at Hard Rock Cafe, Memphis TN 2019

  • 10. May 2019
Fundraising Jam at Hard Rock Cafe, Memphis TN 2019

Fundraising Jam for HART Fund and Generation Blues during BMA week at Hard Rock Cafe Memphis, TN on 2019-05-10 hosted by Andy T. Many great blues artists like Bob Corritore, Anthony Geraci, Mike Welch, Andy T., Scot Sutherland, Ben Rice, Trudy Laynn, Annika Chambers  ……….. did fundraising for the Generation Blues and the HART fund. The Blues Foundation expanded its longstanding Blues in the Schools youth education efforts with a new initiative that began in 2010 entitled Generation Blues. This scholarship program allows qualified applicants under the age of 21 to study their instrument of choice...

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Blues Music Awards 2019

  • 9. May 2019
Blues Music Awards 2019

40th Blues Music Awards 2019 took place at Cook Convention Center,  Memphis TN on May 09, 2019. For the 40th year, the Blues Music Awards presented a one-of-a-kind gathering of renowned performers and rising stars who reflect the breadth and variety of talent found in today’s blues music scene. Universally recognized as the top accolade for blues musicians, the BMAs annually honor the past year’s exceptional achievements in performances, recordings, and songwriting, along with serving to sustain the blues’ rich cultural traditions. This celebratory evening, which ranks as a premier event...

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Albert Castiglia’s Blues Party On Beale 2019

  • 8. May 2019
Albert Castiglia’s Blues Party On Beale 2019

On the eve of the Blues Music Awards in Memphis, Tennessee Albert Castiglia's Blues Music Awards Party on Beale takes place at the world famous Rum Boogie Cafe on Beale Street. Many of the nominees of the BMAs many of the nominees are gathering there to celebrate this very important event for 6 hours. Participants on 08. May 2019 were i. a. Bobby Rush, Bob Corritore, Shemekia Copeland, Bob Margolin, Johnny Rawls, JP Soars, Amanda Fish .......    

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Beale Street Music Festival 2019, Memphis TN

  • 3. May 2019
Beale Street Music Festival 2019, Memphis TN

This review was also published in Dutch Bluesmagazine https://www.bluesmagazine.nl/verslag-beale-street-music-festival-memphis-3-5-may-2019/?fbclid=IwAR3wS3ydFn1yQRyffv7YJRts2CexI2KESoQDI8H2UOgvBfkbHi3XUxPw00U Beale Street Music Festival 2019   It’s the first weekend in May and the Memphis in May festival kicks off it’s many activities with the Beale Street Music Fest (BSMF) opening the festivities. I‘m here for the fifth year in a row because it’s THE week for Blues lovers from all over the world and the lineup promises three days...

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