THIS WEEKEND: 2017 Blues Music Awards
Hour 1: 2017 BMAs
The Blues Music Awards are happening once again in Memphis Tennessee, this May 11 th . Can’t make the ceremony? The Bluesmobile will bring you the best of the best in the comfort of your own radio, with as many of the nominees for best album and best band that can be squeezed into an hour. Give a listen to the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Bobby Rush, William Bell, Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones, Nick Moss, Kenny Neal, and the Golden State Lonestar Blues Revue. All that, plus new music from guitar master Coco Montoya.
Hour 2: Train Blues with C.C. Rider
C.C. Rider takes the wheel for this rumbling journey through the blues’ favorite mode of transportation: the train. You’ll hear Jimi Hendrix, Howlin Wolf, the Yardbirds, Taj Mahal, Muddy Waters, Junior Parker, The Band, James Brown, California Honey Drops, the Impressions, Marie Knight, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. All aboard.
AIR DATES: May 6-7, 2017
STREAM DATES: May 12-18, 2017
NOTE: Not all affiliates air the 2-Hour Version of the Show.
Please check with your local affiliate radio station.