Grammy-nominated Chicago blues legend Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater died of heart failure on Friday, June 1, in his hometown of Skokie, Illinois. He was 83.
Actor Timothée Chalamet is said to be in talks with Fox Searchlight and James Mangold to play Bob Dylan in an upcoming biopic.January 8, 2020
Legendary musician Jerry Lee Lewis has been given a marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail, which will be displayed outside of his ranch in Nesbit.December 20, 2019
Sunset Boulevard and Argyle Avenue in Hollywood will hereby be known as Berry Gordy Square.November 29, 2019
Melbourne’s Brunswick Music Festival has scored the revered Blind Boys of Alabama for 2020.October 30, 2019
Mavis Staples will perform one Bluesfest sideshow in 2020 and Brisbane has scored it.September 24, 2019
Art Neville, the keyboard player for the Neville Brothers, has died at age 81. Art was also a founding member of The Meters.July 23, 2019
Kempsey’s annual Slim Dusty Festival has been canned for 2019 but it will return in 2020.July 15, 2019