Visit the home of an art form that is uniquely American, that music they call the blues. This venue includes the hall of fame along with a comprehensive museum that traces the history of blues and follows its development as a vibrant musical genre into the present day.
The Blues Foundation funds and manages the Blues Hall of Fame, and also organizes programs that bring blues to the public schools and the local community. There are several annual musical festivals and contests held throughout the year which are organized by the foundation and held in partnership with the Blues Hall of Fame.
On August 11th, 1965, a Memphis-based recording label named Stax Records hosted a two-night long... Read more