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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110 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 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
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have Memphis R&B and jazz Guitarist, Joe Restivo, celebrating the release of his debut solo project, “Where’s ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have gospel duo, The Sensational Barnes Brothers, as they celebrate the release of their debut record, “Nobody...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have a soul-stirring revue from D-Vine Spirituals Records. The performance features Rev. John Wilkins, the D-V...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we have acclaimed singer-songwriter, Todd Snider. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliv...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:30