Beale Street Caravan

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Beale Street Caravan brings the authentic, soulful sounds of Memphis and the Mississippi Delta to a weekly, international public radio audience. Live, in-concert performances from contemporary masters of blues, soul, gospel, and rock n roll traditions. The program is hosted by Pat Mitchell-Worley and Kevin Cubbins, with feature segments from industry insiders such as Jerry Wexler, Bob Porter, Preston Lauterbach, and Robert Gordon.

Forty original programs are produced each season, allowing for 12 repeats.

The program is available free of charge. 
Beale Street Caravan is also distributed via Content Depot, NPR Worldwide, Australia's CBAA, Soundcloud, and available as a podcast.

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104 Pieces

Each week Beale Street Caravan takes listeners on a musical journey through the streets of Memphis and the crossroads of the Mississippi Delta with live, in-concert performances from true, authentic masters of blues, soul, gospel, and rock n roll traditions. Co-Hosted by Pat Mitchell and Kevin Cubbins, the weekly program includes live musical performance, commentary and interviews, and educational series programmed by artists, scholars, and music industry insiders. Now in its 21st year, Beale Street Caravan is a recent recipient of the ASCAP Deem Taylor Award for Radio Broadcast.


Pieces

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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have the energetic sounds of the Lucky 7 Brass Band. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us t...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have blues fusion multi-instrumentalist, Ryan Lee Crosby. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have a special performance of Big Star’s ‘Third,’ featuring Jody Stephens and friends. Grammy nominated blues...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have a star-studded lineup, joined together for an important cause: to defend the integrity of Memphis’ drinki...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have Those Pretty Wrongs featuring Jody Stephens of legendary band, Big Star, and Luther Russell, formerly of ...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have vocalist and songwriter, D’Monet, whose latest project, Chrysalis EP, showcases her brand of soulful musi...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan, we’ll be exploring the legacies of several stalwarts in Memphis’ storied musical heritage as we bring you cheris...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have The Knights of Jazz. The band is led by trumpeter Paul McKinney, whose smooth jazz style is inspired by t...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have blues ensemble, Ghost Town Blues Band. Their latest release, “Shine” debuted at #1 on the Billboard Blues...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have local rock siren Amy LaVere celebrating her latest release, “Painting Blue.” Grammy nominated blues man, ...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1