The Mississippi Blues Trail is getting another marker in a part of the state not commonly thought of as a hub of the genre. Grenada County is the latest community in Mississippi to be recognized with a Mississippi Blues Trail marker. The marker unveiling is scheduled for Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Grenada […]
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February 4, 2014
One of the most important markers on the Mississippi Blues Trail appears to have been stolen. A marker commemorating the birthplace of blues legend B.B. King near Berclair in Leflore County is missing. It was located in front of a small clump of trees at the dusty intersection of County Roads 305 and 513 just […]
August 11, 2011
Jackson’s new Hilton Garden Inn, formally known as the King Edward Hotel, earns its place on the legendary Mississippi Blues Trail. MBJ-TV was there to catch reaction from local political and business leaders including blues legend Dorothy Moore.