#2350 – Black Cream

This week on Beale Street Caravan we’ve got one of the newest, most exciting groups on the Memphis scene, Black Cream. The band joined together two years ago. The four members Derek, T.O., Courtney and Chris are Memphis natives with years of experience backing others...

#2349 – Jericho Road Show

This week on BSC we feature a performance by Jericho Road Show from the Mighty Mississippi Music Fest during Bridging the Blues. The group is a collaboration between well-seasoned Americana Roots & Blues musicians Rambling Steve Gardner, Libby Rae Watson, Wes Lee...

#2348 – 2019 International Blues Challenge Finals

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have the Finals of the 2019 International Blues Challenge. For 35 years, blues societies from all over the world have been sending their champions to Memphis to represent on Beale Street, making the IBC the biggest week in blues....

#2347 – Mellotron Variations and Hunt Sales

This week on the program we have Mellotron Variations, an instrumental project built around one of the most unique instruments ever conceived.We’ll also hear from rock and roll veteran, and sideman to the stars, Hunt Sales.

#2346 – R. L. Boyce’s Birthday Picnic

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have hill country blues torch-bearer R. L. Boyce at his 2nd Annual Birthday Picnic in Como, Mississippi. Beginning as a youngster in the Rising Star Fife and Drum band with Otha Turner, Boyce is often noted as a protege of blues...

#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...