#2345 – Dale Watson

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have country bad boy Dale Watson. Watson is fresh off the release of February’s “Call Me Lucky,” an album he cut for Red House Records. Rolling Stone commended album cut “The Dumb Song,” an ode to all the dumb things we shouldn’t...

#2344 – The McCrary Sisters

This week on Beale Street Caravan we feature Gospel stars, The McCrary Sisters. Their father, Sam McCrary, was a minister and founder of Gospel legends, The Fairfield Four. We’ll hear them in a performance captured at the Levitt Shell in Midtown Memphis and, later in...

#2343 – Watermelon Slim and Terry “Harmonica” Bean

This week’s episode showcases two bluesmen whose music can be heard at blues festivals around the world, in documentary films, or performing at juke joints right in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. Both play harmonica and guitar, and both were recorded during...

#2342 – Kenny Brown

This week we have the reigning King of the Hill Country, Kenny Brown, with an incendiary set of gut bucket, hip-shaking blues at the HIll Country Picnic.

#2341 – Jack Oblivian and The Wild Magnolia Mardi Gras Indians

Join us as we celebrate Memphis/New Orleans restauranteur (and BSC community partner) Karen Carrier's 15th year bringing great music and food to Midtown. We have the best of both worlds as New Orleans and Memphis collide in today's show featuring The Wild Magnolia...

#2340 – Robert Cray w/Hi Rhythm

This week’s episode celebrates quite an amazing collaboration of musical talent and genius. We are talking about five time Grammy award winner Robert Cray, backed by the legendary Hi Rhythm Section and renowned drummer and producer Steve Jordan. BSC was there to...

#2339 – Brian Owens & The Deacons of Soul

This week we have the highly anticipated Brian Owens & The Deacons of Soul in a live performance captured at the Levitt Shell. Brian Owens comes to us from his hometown of St Louis, our Mississippi River cousin to the north. Much like our rivertown neighbor to the...

#2338 – Eric Hughes

If you’ve ever found yourself walking down Beale Street in search of real deal, authentic blues music, chances are your ears led you into a club where you danced the night away with The Eric Hughes Band. Eric joins us this week in a performance captured at the...

#2337 – Robert Finley

Robert Finley got his big break at last year’s King Biscuit Blues Festival when he talked the sound engineer into letting him get on stage in between acts and play a song. He wowed the crowd, captured the attention of Music Makers Relief and went home with a record...

#2336 – Willie Farmer and Jimbo Mathus

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have the ever eclectic Jimbo Mathus and the deep, southern guitarist and vocalist, Willie Farmer. We also travel to their respective homes in Taylor and Duck Hill, Mississippi for in-depth interviews with the bluesmen. Listen to...