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Each week, Beale Street Caravan brings the Sounds of Memphis to an international public radio audience. Live, concert performances from contemporary masters of blues, soul, folk, and rock n roll. The program is hosted by Pat Mitchell-Worley and Kevin Cubbins, with feature segments from industry insiders, writers, and musicologists. Beale Street Caravan is distributed by NPR. Go to our website to find a carrier station in your area.

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Each week, Beale Street Caravan brings the Sounds of Memphis to an international public radio audience. Live, concert performances from contemporary masters of blues, soul, folk, and rock n roll. The program is hosted by Pat Mitchell-Worley and Kevin Cubbins, with feature segments from industry insiders, writers, and musicologists. Beale Street Caravan is distributed by NPR. Go to our website to find a carrier station in your area.

    #2414 - The Knights of Jazz

    #2414 - The Knights of Jazz

    This week on Beale Street Caravan we have The Knights of Jazz. The band is led by trumpeter Paul McKinney, whose smooth jazz style is inspired by the likes of George Duke, Miles Davis and Memphis’ own Kirk Whalum. When not leading the band, Paul serves as Instrumental Music Director and Jazz Studies Coordinator at the Stax Music Academy here in Memphis, helping to guide students on their own musical journeys.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.

    • 58 min
    #2407 - Ghost Town Blues Band

    #2407 - Ghost Town Blues Band

    Now in its 22nd year, Beale Street Caravan brings the Sounds of Memphis to a weekly international public radio audience. Live, concert performances from contemporary masters of blues, soul, and rock n roll traditions. The program is hosted by Pat Mitchell-Worley and Kevin Cubbins, with feature segments from industry insiders such as Jerry Wexler, Bob Porter, and Robert Gordon. Forty original programs are produced each season, allowing for 12 repeats. The program is available free of charge. Beale Street Caravan is also distributed via PRSS and NPR Worldwide.

    • 58 min
    #2406 - Amy LaVere

    #2406 - Amy LaVere

    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.

    • 58 min
    #2405 - Joe Restivo

    #2405 - Joe Restivo

    This week on Beale Street Caravan we have Memphis R&B and jazz Guitarist, Joe Restivo, celebrating the release of his debut solo project, “Where’s Joe.” 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.

    • 58 min
    #2404 - The Sensational Barnes Brothers

    #2404 - The Sensational Barnes Brothers

    This week on Beale Street Caravan we have gospel duo, The Sensational Barnes Brothers, as they celebrate the release of their debut record, “Nobody’s Fault But My Own”. 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. 

    • 58 min
    #2403 - D-Vine Spirituals

    #2403 - D-Vine Spirituals

    This week on Beale Street Caravan we have a soul-stirring revue from D-Vine Spirituals Records. The performance features Rev. John Wilkins, the D-Vine Spiritualettes, The Vaughn Sisters, and more. 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.

    • 58 min

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SO glad this is a podcast. I enjoy every episode & love hearing new bands I otherwise would not have found. It’s one thing to find new artists, it’s another to find new artists whom you can hardly get enough of!

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This is one of the best musical variety shows I've ever heard.

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