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January 30th, 2023

Meeting Tab Benoit

August 6th, 2021 by David Klockau

I had the opportunity to meet with Tab Benoit as he finished his last encore at the 2019 MVBS Blues Festival.  I know it’s a cliché, but Tab is about the most approachable, down-to-earth person you could meet.  He was still pretty pumped from his performance, so he shared some life experiences as one of Read More

You Gotta Pay Your Dues to Play the Blues

August 6th, 2021 by David Klockau

The 2021 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival will be happening 9/17-18 in LeClaire Park Davenport, and it wasn’t easy. The U.S. had seen cyclical resurgences of Blues music popularity over the past 70 years, one of which happened in the mid 80’s when the Mississippi Valley Blues Society was formed in 1984, and the first Blues Read More

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