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 we feature highlights from Dale Watson’s 2018 Ameripolitan Music Awards, held right here in Memphis.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we feature the mysterious, inscrutable, ever changing Sons of Mudboy. Also joining us will be BSC contributor, Jim Spake, exploring the ...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we feature beloved Memphis songwriter, guitarslinger, bandleader, and frequent BSC contributor, John Paul Keith, as he celebrates the rel...

  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:00
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This week we feature Fat Possum recording artist, Liz Brasher, who recently moved to Memphis and is celebrating the release of her latest album, Ou...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we feature emerging African-Canadian roots artist, Kaia Kater, in a live performance right here at our BSC office. Pat Mitchell sits down...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we feature Memphis’ own Motel Mirrors as the celebrate the release of their newest studio effort, “In The Meantime.” BSC contributor Bar...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we feature a performance from Dale Watson at the 2018 Ameripolitan Awards here in Memphis, TN. Also on the episode, an interview with Dal...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we feature a live performance by the Greyhounds, Anthony Farrell and Andrew Trube. BSC contributor Barbara Ching returns to continue her ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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Robert Kimbrough Sr. BluesConnection, featuring Robert Kimbrough, David Kimbrough Jr. & Kinney Kimbrough, recorded at the New Roxy Theater in Clark...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we dip into the BSC archives and remember the "Faulkner of Jazz," Mose Allison. As part of this we’ll also hear highlights from “I Love T...

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: Mar 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1