MARCH 29, 2017 by: JENNIFER ODELL   Music Maker Relief Foundation gives $62,000 to Louisiana musicians” data-description=”The Music Maker Relief Foundation has been providing assistance to Baton Rouge-area musicians affected by last year’s floods.” Seven months after unprecedented rainfall flooded Southeast Louisiana, musicians across the state are still struggling to get back on their feet, having […]

  Algia Mae Hinton is a powerful musician. Not only is she recognized as a fierce musician–she’s also renowned for her buckdancing. As a child, her mother used to refer to her as “that dancing girl” and Algia Mae has since passed down her love of dance to both her children and grandchildren. She’s been […]

Remembering Guy L’Americain

inTheir Musicon March 24, 2017

Noted French talent scout and aficionado of American roots music, Guy “L’Americain” Fay, passed away Tuesday, December 22, in Hospital Henri Mondor in Creteil, a southeast suburb of Paris, of complications of pancreatic cancer. He was 61 years old. Having worked in various occupations over the years wherein he acquired an exhaustive and encyclopedic knowledge […]

The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Announces Artist Lineup Featuring Music Maker Relief Foundation Artists Robert Finley & Alabama Slim + Music Maker Advisory Board Members Bonnie Raitt & Taj Mahal! Telluride, Colorado | September 15-17, 2017 Telluride, CO (March 23, 2017) – As September 15-17 inches just a bit closer, the 24th Annual Telluride […]

Continuing the surprisingly rich tradition of musical excellence in Panola County, Mississippi. March 22nd 2017 by Marty Sartini Garner photo by Aaron A. Greenhood Sisters Angela Taylor and Della Daniels have been singing with their friend Ester Mae Smith since they were all children in the Mt. Mariah Baptist Church in Como, Mississippi. If the name of […]


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