King Biscuit Blues Festival Promises to Take You There  – American Blues Scene

It’s been 50 years since The Staples Singers first released their clarion call to take us there. Mavis Staples will do just that on the banks of the mighty Mississippi Friday night, October 7ththe third night of the four-day King Biscuit Blues Festival, for more than three decades, the south’s premier showcase of America’s music. … Read more

A Prelude to the Return of King Biscuit  – American Blues Scene

“We needed a 10th tune for our album Shines Like Gold‘ says Jim Weider, leader of The Weight Band starring in the Delta Roots Festival in Helena, Arkansas, Saturday, April 9th. “I remembered that Willie Dixon had sent Levon (Helm) this tune, “It Don’t Make Sense If You Can’t Make Peace,” and I always loved … Read more