Looking Ahead to 2012

Well 2011 was far more than I ever thought it would be. Seriously crashing into, and breaking thru the ceiling of expectations here at Blues411, with over 4k unique visitors a month, averaging just over 7k visits for the month of December – all I can say is WOW ! The “Jimi” awards alone garned almost 1k in hits on the […]

Blues411 ‘The Jimi Awards’ for 2011.

So with this, our second annual tribute to the releases that we have received at Blues411, and other stuff as deemed appropriate, we salute those artists, friends and fans who have made our second year better than I ever expected. Thank you all. Last year we sat back and poured a Jameson’s, this year we […]

The Blues Foundation: HART Fund, helping out year round.

The Blues Foundation does more than promote the Blues, run the Blues Music Awards and the International Blues Challenge. It’s charitable arm reaches deep into the community and helps those folks who make their living in the blues when they need it the most. We caught up with Ricky Stevens who works with the HART […]

Hubert Sumlin Tribute; Rest In Peace Good Sir.

A Hubert Sumlin Memorial Tribute and Benefit Jam was held Tues., Dec. 13th at Fitzgerald’s, a landmark Chicago Blues venue, which had a fantastic turnout from the Blues community! Blues artists, Blues fans, friends and relatives of Hubert Sumlin attending shared their talents and memories of the sorely missed Blues great Hubert Sumlin. Key to […]