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Long Beach Blues Society Receives RuMBa Grant

Long Beach Blues Society received $50,000 of the 1 million dollars awarded which allows development of a comprehensive online music curriculum for LBUSD and Long Beach youth.

Howard Scott Sr. recalls San Pedro history

Editor's note: The following is a transcription of Scott's interview on various topics, from the inspiration for the songs "Slippin into Darkness" to "Cisco...

Flemons Brings Broad History of the American West Forward

By Melina Paris, Music Columnist  Songster and multi-instrumentalist, Dom Flemons started his path busking on the streets while attending Northern Arizona University, in Flagstaff. The...

The Life and Hustle of Blues Man, Southside Slim

By Melina Paris, Music Columnist Blues veteran Southside Slim, who has played at many clubs throughout Los Angeles is kicking off this year’s Long Beach...

Ray Goren Merges Old and New

By Melina Paris, Music Columnist It has been five years since the now 18-year-old Ray Goren played at the Long Beach Bayou Festival. He will...

Memories Made at the New Blues Festival

The New Blues Fest in Long Beach ended on Sept. 4, but the memories of the electrifying performances and my talks with famous blues...

Blues Legends Rod Piazza and James Harmon to Headline Benefit for Youth and Sports Services

By B. Noel Barr, Music Writer Dude Blues harmonica titans Rod Piazza and The Mighty Flyers, along with James Harmon are headlining the Blues...

Widow and Pearl, Together Again in Pedro

Dave Widow and Bernie Pearl Reunite at the Grand Annex By B. Noel Barr, Music Writer Dude Funky Blues ​rocker Dave Widow and The Line Up...

Musician Arthur Adams Brings the Soul of the Blues

By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer DJ Gary Wagner, host of radio program Nothin’ But the Blues, said that the key to understanding the...

A Real Los Angeles Musical Treasure Is Beginning To Reappear Again

By LIONEL ROLFE Sonji Kimmons, one of the last great but mostly unheralded blues pianists and singers in the world, made a rare appearance at...

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

During this unprecedented time, public comment during board meetings has transitioned from in-person to call-in, which has substantially increased public access and...

The Tipping Point!

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Protests”: In Portland, Getting Out of Jail Requires Relinquishing Constitutional Rights

Federal authorities are using a new tactic in their battle against protesters in Portland, Oregon