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Blues After Hours With B. Brown

Saturdays 2-4 PM

Enjoy tunes by blues legends and the greatest blues musicians today each week on Blues After Hours.  Its two hours of classic blues and R & B sounds from the 1950’s to the present.  Blues legends, B.B. King, KoKo Taylor, Muddy Waters, Ray Charles, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Aretha Franklin and many others are just a sample of the artists whose music is featured regularly on Blues After Hours with your host, Bob Brown.

Bob spins the classic tunes and the very best new blues music produced today.  The program is music intensive 80% music and 20% talk.  The enjoyment begins every Saturday at 2 p.m. on WCSU 88.9 FM. Its part of a Saturday afternoon filled with blues music beginning at noon.

Upcoming Blues After Hours special editions:

A Retrospective, Grammy Award winners:

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown and KoKo Taylor, “The Queen of the Blues.”

The Wellspring of Africa:

Portia Maultsby, author of Africianisms in Afro-American Cultures join Kora player, Djimo Kouyate of Senegal to rediscover the roots of blues in African music.

The Instruments of the Blues

Blues musicians, John Cephas and Phil Wiggins along with Big Joe Duskin and Yank Rachell each demonstrates in a performance, the uniqueness of their instruments.

Women and The Blues:

Saffire-The Uppity Blues Woman and Daphne Duval Harrison, author of Black Pearls: Blues Queens of the 1920’s.