#2540 – Cedric Burnside

Grammy nominated blues artist, Cedric Burnside, is back with us this week. Cedric is the grandson of the late, great R.L. Burnside, and he plays the Hill Country blues like nobody else. This performance was captured at The Memphis Blues Society’s Bonafide Blues...

#2539 – Highlights from the North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic – October 26, 2016

Highlights from the North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic featuring Kenny Brown, The Rising Star Fife and Drum Corp, Blue Mother Tupelo, Garry Burnside, and Alvin Youngblood Hart. Interview with founder and Executive Director Sara Brown William Lee Ellis continues his...

#2538 – Edward David Anderson and CATL

Blues, Soul, and Rock and Roll continue to evolve and inspire. While BSC tends to favor the veterans and living legends, this week we have two acts, Edward David Anderson and CATL that have dynamic, innovative and fresh approaches, yet deep love and reverence for the...

#2537 – Southern Avenue

This week we feature Stax Records recording artist Southern Avenue in a performance at Loflin Yard as they celebrate the release of their self titled debut album. With their unique melting pot of blues, gospel, and soul influences, they epitomize what great Memphis...

#2536 – Lucky 7 Brass Band

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have the energetic sounds of the Lucky 7 Brass Band.Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in...

#2535 – Streeter and the Tribe

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have R&B all-stars Streeter and the Tribe. The band is led by Memphis-bred drummer, Charles Streeter, who spent the last decade playing onstage behind globally-beloved acts before moving back home to Memphis and forming the...

#2534 – Sons of Mudboy

This week we feature the mysterious, inscrutable, ever changing Sons of Mudboy. Also joining us will be BSC contributor, Jim Spake, exploring the legendary sidemen from the early years of rock and roll that played rock’s original lead instrument in a series called...

#2533 – 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. BSC contributor Jim Spake is back with us...

#2532 – Don Bryant

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have soul music legend and Fat Possum Records recording artist, Don Bryant. BSC Contributor Robert Gordon will be with us to talk about the History of Hi Records. https://soundcloud.com/bealestreetcaravan/bsc2532

#2531 – 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...