#2644 – Reverend John Wilkins

Reverend John Wilkins in a performance at the Country Blues Festival, recorded live at the Levitt Shell in midtown Memphis, TN. BSC contributor Robert Gordon returns to continue his series on the History of Hi Records....

#2643 – The North Mississippi Allstars

This week we feature a hometown performance by the North Mississippi Allstars, Luther and Cody Dickinson, at the Levitt Shell in Midtown, Memphis. BSC contributor Robert Gordon returns to continue his series on the History of Hi Records....

#2642 – The Sensational Barnes Brothers

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have gospel duo, The Sensational Barnes Brothers, as they celebrate the release of their debut record, “Nobody’s Fault But My Own”. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall...

#2641 – Big Star’s Third at Crosstown Theater

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have a special performance of Big Star’s ‘Third,’ featuring Jody Stephens and friends. 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...

#2640 – Mike Doughty

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have Mike Doughty of hip-hop/indie fusion band, Soul Coughing. In 1994 they released their debut record "Ruby Vroom," which was a critical success, long before it was typical to hear hip-hop blended so tightly with angsty rock and...

#2639 – Highlights from the North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic

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...

#2638 – Stax Museum’s 15th Anniversary and Reba Russell

We have a lot in store for you this week on BSC! First we have The BoKeys performing in Studio A of the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. We sit down and talk with Floyd Newman, founding member of The Memphis Horns. Then we head to the Beale Street Music Fest and...

#2637 – Oxford American, 2016 Music Issue: Visions of the Blues

Imagine the greatest mixtape accompanied by the best liner notes ever. Join us for a listening session with editors from Oxford American magazine, featuring music from their 18th annual music issue, Visions of the Blues. For the first time, the issue is completely...

#2636 – Members Only: A Tribute to Bobby Blue Bland

This week on the Caravan we have Members Only: A Tribute to Bobby Blue Bland. Produced by Memphis musician Rodd Bland, son of the late blues icon, the tribute is held at B. B. King’s Blues Club on Beale Street during Blues Music Awards weekend. Special guests include...

#2635 – 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...