#2319 – 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...

#2318 – 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...

#2317 – Robert Finley

Robert Finley got his big break at the 2015 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 Maker Relief Foundation and went home with a...

#2316 – Kenny Brown

Last week we broadcast highlights from the Hill Country Picnic. This week we have the main event. Reigning King of the Hill Country, Kenny Brown, is with us with an incendiary set of gut bucket, hip-shaking blues. BSC contributor William Lee Ellis returns to continue...

#2315 – 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 his...

#2314 – Jack Oblivian and The Wild Magnolia Mardi Gras Indians

Join us as we celebrate Memphis/New Orleans restaurateur (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...

#2313 – 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...

#2312 – Susan Marshall & Friends Memphis Musical Holiday

This week on BSC we’ll be keeping with the holiday spirit as we have Susan Marshall and Friends back with us with a setlist full of holiday classics. Done Memphis style, of...

#2311 – Squirrel Nut Zippers Christmas Caravan

This week we've got the delta blues - gypsy jazz - big band swing of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, featuring frontman Jimbo Mathus, to get us in the holiday spirit as they perform their 1998 album, Christmas Caravan, from start to...

#2310 – The Maitre D’s play Booker T and The MG’s “In The Christmas Spirit”

It's a holiday episode of Beale Street Caravan, featuring The Maitre D's bringing Booker T. & The MG's album In The Christmas Spirit to life. This week's episode was recorded live from the cutting floor of Studio A at the STAX Museum of American Soul Music - the...