#2333 – 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...

#2332 – 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....

#2331 – 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...

#2330 – 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...

#2329 – 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...

#2328 – 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...

#2327 – Sheba Potts-Wright

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have longtime Ecko Records artist and southern soul dynamo, Sheba Potts-Wright in a performance at the historic Club Paradise. Raised on the touring circuit by her father, Beale Street harp legend Dr. Robert “Feelgood” Potts, Sheba...

#2326 – Low Cut Connie

This week on Beale Street Caravan we feature rock ‘n’ rollers, Low Cut Connie. Led by front man Adam Weiner, the band has released two studio efforts since their last appearance on the program: Dirty Pictures Part 1 and Dirty Pictures Part 2. Last year, NPR dubbed...

#2325 – Rev. Sekou and the Freedom Fighters

This week on Beale Street Caravan we feature activist, theologian, film maker, and musician, Rev. Sekou and the Freedom Fighters, supported by the Tennessee Mass Choir, in an electrifying performance marking the release of his new, live album titled, “When We Fight We...

#2324 – 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...