Keeping the Blues Alive

 The Blues Audience Newsletter’s Publisher, Diana Shonk, was honored and flattered by HeatherFest with their first annual KEEPING THE BLUES ALIVE award! “It was a shock and a little emotional for me to hear what Nancy was saying about me and my newsletter.” She and Heather are so have always been so supportive of my efforts to help…

Archived at the University of Mississippi

The Blues Audience newsletter is proud to announce that an entire collection of T.B.A. is now archived at The Department of Archives and Special Collections at the John Davis Williams Library at the University of Mississippi! We are grateful to the University for this service to the Blues community. From: Holly G Diana, HOLY MOLEY!…

Doug Aborn receiving an award

The Legendary Rynborn Blues Club

From The Oct/Nov 2005 issue of The Blues Audience newsletter We say goodbye to a New England Treasure- The RYNBORN BLUES CLUB 1987-2005 The Rynborn Restaurant opened in 1987 in Antrim, NH a sleepy little NH town at the crossroads of Rtes. 202 and 31 not too far from Concord and Manchester, NH. It began…

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Mudcat Ward

Mudcat Ward, Blues Bass Player, travels the world and reigns over the New England scene. by Bill Copeland Michael “Mudcat” Ward has been a fixture in the New England blue scene for nearly three decades. The bass player for Sugar Ray and the Bluetones has been nominated for a W.C. Handy Award, to be decided…

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