Booze & Blues

Sunday evening April 08, 2018, 8-11pm CDT, the Radio-Memphis ‘Booze & Blues’ show proudly welcomes legendary Bluesman Watermelon Slim live in the studio. Watermelon Slim will be talking with show hosts Ric Chetter and Jeff Janovetz and he’ll perform some of his tracks live. This is a show you don’t want to miss. To listen […]

This Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM CT, get to Radio Memphis for a special interview with Jon Brewer. Jon is the Producer and Director of Monochrome: Black, White & Blue. A documentary about the midsouth, blues and how the music related to the times. It is on Amazon Prime for U.S. subscribers right […]

Our friend Brad Webb encountered this holiday gem. Mark Caldwell shot this video of Tom Walton doing this tune in Brad’s studio. Happy Holidays from all of us Radio Memphis! To get you in the Christmas spirit, here's a cool new original Christmas Blues song "Santa Claus (The Real)" by Tom Walton of Memphis, TN. […]

It’s not a true Radio Memphis party until the blues musicians show up. That is exactly what will be happening. Ric & Jeff will take the air around 6:30PM CT when they will be talking with Radio Memphis in the Morning co-host Kate Lucas who is calling in from the road. Also joining them is […]

The follow up to the huge “Drink Up!” record is in the pre-production phase. The Eric Hughes Band is busy putting together some fantastic songs for their forthcoming “La Bluesicana” and they could use your help. Here’s how. Take a look at THIS link and see what you can do to help make this album […]

Trumpet player and founding member of The Bar-Kays, Ben Cauley has passed away. He was 67. Ben Cauley was one of the key players in the Memphis music sound coming from Stax in the 60’s. The Bar-Kays put that sound and the city of Memphis on the map. But there is more to the story. […]

If you have been living under a rock somewhere, you may not have heard about the Memphis Blues Society and their inaugural blues festival coming to Overton Square this fall. This is a big deal. A very big deal. Here are SOME of the scheduled performers for this year’s festival; Kenny Brown, Barbara Blue, Vince […]

October 2 & 3 in Overton Square, the  much anticipated Bona Fide Blues Festival will be happening. This is the festival put on by the Memphis Blues Society and they could really use your help. Here is an awesome chance for you to attend the festival free of charge while being a part of this […]

The Center for Southern Folklore has their 29th annual Memphis Music & Heritage Festival September 5th and 6th from 11:00 AM to 11:00PM and they are looking for volunteers. This is your chance to not only see the festival but get up and close with the show itself. They are looking for volunteers for either […]

Radio Memphis was proud to have Leo “Bud” Welch as a recent guest on Booze & Blues. One of the things we learned was about Leo’s dedication to keeping the blues genre alive in the schools. To pursue this endeavor, Leo and his band, Sabougla Voices are wanting to travel to schools all through the […]


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