ABOUT BLUES AMERICA
Blues America is a non-profit listener supported program providing the audience with a rare opportunity to have access to the narrative and stories of blues artists who might otherwise feel like untouchable figures. Broadcasting weekly from the Chico Chism Memorial Studio in Phoenix and venerating the Blues; a tradition of America’s roots music born from the Africa-American folklore which created today’s modern popular music. More than the music, Blues America is about Blues people like past guests B.B King, Bobby Rush, Shemekia Copeland and Ruth Brown who are conduits to the story telling experiences that created this unique genre. Blues America is independently produced by Drew Verbis and available to radio stations from the Pacifica Network and Public Radio Exchange; with weekly programs delivered every Friday, broadcasting coast to coast, Canada and worldwide on the web.
- Thursday - 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm