Blues Hall of Fame 2020 Inductees

Blues Hall of Fame 2020 Inductees

Blues Hall of Fame 2020 InducteesThe Class of 2020/2021 Inductees include Billy Branch, Eddie Boyd, Syl Johnson, Bettye Levette, George “Harmonica” Smith, Victoria Spivey. See the full list of inductees and bios here: Hall of Fame Inductees The 2022 Blues...
New Gold Sponsor, Marvelous Marvin

New Gold Sponsor, Marvelous Marvin

Marvelous Marvin Presents“Bringing the Blues to the Southside” Bass player “Marvelous” Marvin Mahanay saw that there was a lack of places for Blues music on the Southside of Atlanta and he is determined to change that situation for the blues lovers in the area and...
Willie McTell Mural Project

Willie McTell Mural Project

BLIND WILLIE McTELL MOSAIC Due to a renovation four years ago, this beautiful mosaic, based on a well-known photograph of legendary Georgia blues singer and guitarist Blind Willie McTell, had to be removed from Little 5 Points’ Findley Plaza. Now, it is being...
Atlanta Blues Challenge Canceled

Atlanta Blues Challenge Canceled

Atlanta Blues Challenge Canceled for 2020 The Atlanta Blues Challenge is the Atlanta Blues Society’s competition to choose who will represent us in the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, TN, which usually takes place in January (currently scheduled for...
Jontavious Willis Interview

Jontavious Willis Interview

By Mark Thompson Over the last four decades, there have been numerous alarms sounded in the blues community expressing grave concerns about the lack of young artists playing the music, and continued viability of the art form without the support of younger generations...