A Blues pilgrimage from the Delta to the Delaware.

Experience and learn about this vibrant blues form coming from the Delta to the Delaware Valley and beyond.

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Watch James Cotton live in concert from the TLA in Philadelphia

October 12, 2013
Photo by Laura Jane Brubaker

The legendary James Cotton played the TLA on Friday, September 6th for the final concert of XPN’s Mississippi Blues Project. The 78 year old blues man performed with the energy of a twenty-something to a sold out crowd, playing songs [...]

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RSVP Now: James Cotton playing a free show on Friday, September 6 at the TLA

August 9, 2013
Photo by Christopher Durst

The legendary James Cotton is playing a free show at the TLA on South Street in Philadelphia on Friday, September 6. It’s the finale concert of the year long Mississippi Blues Project and will be hosted by Jonny Meister, host [...]

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R.I.P James “T-Model” Ford

July 16, 2013
R.I.P James “T-Model” Ford

We’re saddened to hear that James “T-Model” Ford has passed away. He was 94. Born James Lewis Carter Ford in Forest, Mississippi. T-Model was a hard hitting and raw sounding Delta bluesman. While he played music for most his life, [...]

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Watch: David Bromberg performs two Mississippi Blues classics

June 12, 2013
Watch: David Bromberg performs two Mississippi Blues classics

Below, from our session with David Bromberg, watch him perform “Kind-Hearted Woman,” and “Wee Midnight Hours.” You can listen to the full session

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Listen to a Spotify playlist: Mississippi Blues Project, Various Artists

June 10, 2013
Listen to a Spotify playlist: Mississippi Blues Project, Various Artists

Below, listen to a Spotify playlist of Mississippi Blues artists. Listen to the first volume of the Mississippi Blues Project playlist here.

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Listen: Rory Block releases Avalon: A Tribute To Mississippi John Hurt

June 9, 2013
Rory Block photo by Sergio Kurhajec

Rory Block, who performed a concert for the Mississippi Blues Project, has released Avalon: A Tribute To Mississippi John Hurt on Stony Plain Records. The album is the fourth CD in her “Mentor Series.” Previous tribute have been to Rev. [...]

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