Open blues jams are hosted every 2nd and 4th Thursdays at El Leon's Bar at 1910 Cesar Chavez in Austin ($5 cover, jammers free, discount for members)
CELEBRATING THE BEST IN BLUES WITH A APECIAL AIRING OF
THE BLUES MUSIC AWARDS
The Austin Blues Society (ABS) and the Blues Foundation kick off the countdown to the 2014 Blues Music Awards with Austin PBS station KLRU-Q’s exclusive airing of the 34th Blues Music Awards on Wednesday April 23rd at 9p.m. and Thursday April 24th at 1a.m.
The broadcast offers you a front row seat at the biggest night of the year for premier blues artists and their fans. Janiva Magness, Dorothy Moore, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Curtis Salgado and Joe Louis Walker are among the artists being showcased with feature performances from the 34th Blues Music Awards ceremony taped May 2013 in Memphis TN.
ABS applauds the Austin area musicians also honored during the ceremony. The list includes: Gary Clark, Jr. ; The Lucky Peterson Band; Kim Wilson; Ruthie Foster
You can find KLRU-Q on the following channels:
Digital (Antenna): 18-3
Time Warner: 20/255
* Find out who is playing around town with our Blues Calendar.