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Beale Street Caravan

Blues Music

For more than 20 years, BSC has been capturing and exporting the sounds of Memphis and the Delta region. It is our mission to celebrate the culture of our region by sharing our music with the world.

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United States

Description:

For more than 20 years, BSC has been capturing and exporting the sounds of Memphis and the Delta region. It is our mission to celebrate the culture of our region by sharing our music with the world.

Language:

English

Contact:

(901) 521-8207


Episodes
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#2825 - Dirty Streets

4/15/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan, we bring back Dirty Streets as they celebrate the release of their latest project, "Who's Gonna Love You", live from Growlers in Memphis, TN. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame, here in Memphis, TN, brought to you by the Blues Foundation.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2824 -CeDell Davis and R. L. Boyce

4/8/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan we have a double feature as we pay tribute to recently passed Delta bluesman, CeDell Davis. In the second half of the program we’ll hear from master of the Hill Country blues, R.L. Boyce, who just recently received his first Grammy nomination.

Duration:00:58:24

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#2823 - Amy LaVere

4/1/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan we have local rock siren Amy LaVere celebrating her latest release, “Painting Blue.” Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame, here in Memphis, TN, brought to you by the Blues Foundation.

Duration:00:58:24

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#2822 - Hope Clayburn's Soul Scrimmage Album Release Concert

3/25/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan, we groove with soul/jazz/funk sensation, Hope Clayburn. From sharing the stage with icons like The Temptations to leading her own ensemble, Clayburn's music moves hearts worldwide. Tune in to catch Hope Clayburn's Soul Scrimmage live at the Green Room in Crosstown Arts as they celebrate the release of their album, Y’all So Loud. Guy Davis, returns to deliver another segment on the musical heroes enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2821 - Edward David Anderson and CATL

3/18/2024
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 traditions of yesterday. BSC contributor William Lee Ellis returns to continue his series, Religion and the Blues.

Duration:00:58:24

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#2820 - Highlights from the 2022 Memphis Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

3/11/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan, we take a look back at the 2022 Memphis Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Highlighted performances include Booker T. Jones, and a tribute to Mavis Staples by some of the phenomenal women in Memphis music. We also sit down with acclaimed musician and leader of the night's house band, Kurt Clayton, for an interview. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame, here in Memphis, TN, brought to you by the Blues Foundation.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2819 - Robert Finley

3/4/2024
Robert Finley got his big break at last year’s King Biscuit Blues Festival when he talked the sound engineer into letting him get on stage in between acts and play a song. He wowed the crowd, captured the attention of Music Makers Relief and went home with a record deal in his pocket. He joins us this week in a performance captured during Bridging The Blues celebrating the release of his debut record, Age Don’t Mean A Thing, on Big Legal Mess Records. BSC contributor William Lee Ellis returns to continue his series, Religion and the Blues.

Duration:00:58:24

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s#2818 - Streeter and the Tribe

2/26/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan we have R&B all-stars Streeter and the Tribe. The band is led by Memphis-bred drummer, Charles Streeter, who spent the last decade playing onstage behind globally-beloved acts before moving back home to Memphis and forming the supergroup. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame, here in Memphis, TN, brought to you by the Blues Foundation.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2817 - Robert Allen Parker Album Release Concert

2/19/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan, we head to B-Side in Midtown for Robert Allen Parker's album release concert. The Memphis guitarist released a double LP titled "The River's Invitation" that embodies the experimental spirit of classic rock while incorporating elements of blues, soul, funk, and Memphis garage rock. With a stellar cast of guest vocalists and a diverse range of influences, Parker's album and release concert offer a refreshing blend of old and new sounds, showcasing his musical vision and collaborative energy.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2816 - D'Monet

2/12/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan we have vocalist and songwriter, D’Monet, whose latest project, Chrysalis EP, showcases her brand of soulful music. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame, here in Memphis, TN, brought to you by the Blues Foundation.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2815 -Big Ass Truck 30th Anniversary Celebration

2/5/2024
The boys are back in town this week on Beale Street Caravan, as Memphis’ own legendary psychedelic funk rockers, Big Ass Truck, celebrate their 30th anniversary live from Minglewood Hall. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame, here in Memphis, TN, brought to you by the Blues Foundation.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2814 - The Reba Russell Band

1/28/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan we have soul rockin’ Memphis mainstays, the Reba Russell Band. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame, here in Memphis, TN, brought to you by the Blues Foundation.

Duration:00:58:24

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Beale Street Caravan - Sheba Potts-Wright

1/24/2024
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 has a sound that blends some of the best elements of the blues.

Duration:00:58:24

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#2812 - Paul Taylor and Three Springs Live from the Green Room

1/15/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan, we feature Paul Taylor and Three Springs live from the Green Room in Crosstown Arts. The episode marks Memphis multi-instrumentalist Paul Taylor's first show home since relocating during the recent pandemic.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2812 - Paul Taylor and Three Springs Live from the Green Room

1/15/2024
This week on Beale Street Caravan, we feature Paul Taylor and Three Springs live from the Green Room in Crosstown Arts. The episode marks Memphis multi-instrumentalist Paul Taylor's first show home in Memphis since relocating during the recent pandemic.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2811 - Beale Street Caravan - Robert Cray w/Hi Rhythm

1/10/2024
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 capture an epic performance for the release of their latest album, Robert Cray and Hi Rhythm, plus an interview with Robert and Steve from a rehearsal at Royal Studios right here in Memphis.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2807 - St. Paul and the Broken Bones

12/11/2023
This week we feature St Paul and The Broken Bones in a performance at the 2017 Mighty Mississippi Music Festival, and Dr. Barbara Ching begins a new series exploring the connection between country music and the blues.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2806 - Gumbo Grits and Gravy

12/4/2023
This week on Beale Street Caravan we have folk music trio, Gumbo Grits and Gravy, live from Bar DKDC in Cooper-Young, Memphis, TN. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame, here in Memphis, TN, brought to you by the Blues Foundation.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2805 - The 2023 Tambourine Bash Benefitting Music Export Memphis

11/27/2023
This week on Beale Street Caravan, we’re back at the Overton Park Shell for the 2023 Tambourine Bash, a night of Memphis music collaboration and showcases benefitting Music Export Memphis (MEM). Listen to performances from the Rising Stars Fife and Drum band, Grammy winner Cedric Burnside, Dirty Streets, Deonna Pruitt, Alexis Grace, and more! We also sit down with MEM executive director, Elizabeth Cawein, to learn more about how the organzation benefits local artists. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will also be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame.

Duration:00:58:22

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#2803 - Spree Wilson

11/16/2023
This week on Beale Street Caravan, we feature veteran songwriter, Spree Wilson, live from the Overton Park Shell. Also on the show, we sit down with Spree for an interview, and learn more about the Nashville born artist's Memphis roots, and his connection to music industry luminaries such as Dallas Austin. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame, here in Memphis, TN, brought to you by the Blues Foundation.

Duration:00:58:22