Photo Gallery: Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival

Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival, Jackson Mississippi A fabulous weekend in Jackson, Mississippi centered around the Jackson R&B Festival. It was Rhythm and Blues music, not R&B an interesting take on the phrase. We had the Rhythm supported by such luminaries as Fantasia, Estelle and others while the Blues featured Janiva Magness, Bobby Rush, Joe Louis […]

A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: June 9, 2014

Well it’s that time of year for the Chicago Blues Festival. The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago’s Music Festivals. During three days on five stages, more than 500,000 blues fans prove that Chicago is the “Blues Capital of the World.” We will be […]

Photo Gallery: Candid Shots From Memphis BMAs

With the move and all we managed to get some of the small camera shots up and available for y’all here. Hope ya enjoy them, as much as we did taking them. %%wppa%% %%cover=45%% %%size=375%% Love, Peace & Chicken Grease chefjimi © 2013 Where Blues Thrives Photos: Blues411

CD Reviews: Travel Music

Here is a review of some of the music I have been exposed to during my recent jaunt from Chicago, to the Bluescruise and Caribbean, to Memphis and finally back home. Mr. ‘Sax’ Gordon Beadle is an amazing sax player and walking knowledge bank of saxophone history. He is the consummate professional, exciting, talented and […]