#2548 – The City Champs

On this week's episode, BSC presents The City Champs in a performance at Loflin Yard; plus an interview with the band -- guitarist Joe Restivo, organist Al Gamble and drummer George Sluppick. Adam Hill returns with his series, Made In Memphis....

#2547 – 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...

#2546 – Sun Records Tribute w/ John Paul Keith, Will Tucker, & Chuck Mead

This week BSC celebrates a true piece of music history with a tribute to the legendary Sun Records. John Paul Keith, Will Tucker, Chuck Mead, and a few more very special guests come together on stage to perform some of the greatest songs recorded right here in...

#2545 – Gracie Curran and The Suitcase Junket

This week we have two jaw dropping BSC first timers. First up, rising star Gracie Curran. We caught up with her recently for a high-energy house-rockin performance at Loflin Yard. Later in the program, we have Matt Lorenz, aka The Suitcase Junket -- artist, tinkerer,...

#2544 – Tedeschi Trucks Band

BSC favorites Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks join us this week for a scorching set captured at The Orpheum Theater at the intersection of Beale and Main St. in Memphis. The band just released its fifth album, Live At The Fox - Oakland....

#2543 – 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...

BSC#2541 – 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...

#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...