Blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on the use of “blue notes.” It emerged in Black communities of the United States from spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads. The use of blue notes and the prominence of call-and-response patterns in the music and lyrics are indicative of African influence. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Tom Waits

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House of Blues
Michael CharlesConcert
House of Blues
Chicago IL, United States
41.888098 -87.629431

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The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band
Leopold and His FictionConcert
Crescent Ballroom
Phoenix, United States
33.451716 -112.076437

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North Mississippi Allstars & Anders Osborne Present N.M.O.
North Mississippi Allstars, Anders Osborne, N.M.O.Concert
Varsity Theatre
Baton Rouge LA, United States
30.41773 -91.17643
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Space Coast PlayboysConcert The Beach Shack
Cocoa Beach, FL, United States
28.318432 -80.608194
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Hurray For The Riff RaffConcert The State Room
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
40.755273 -111.888884
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Benjamin BookerConcert First Avenue
Minneapolis MN, United States
44.978749 -93.275979

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