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Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton headlines 13th National Jug Band Jubilee

LOUISVILLE, KY, (June 16, 2017) “ The National Jug Band Jubilee is excited to announce that Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton will headline its 2017 festival. The Los Angeles-born vocalist and multi-instrumentalist was recently featured in the “American Epic Sessions,” the last episode of the four-part PBS documentary American Epic which chronicled the development of American roots music. Paxton™s music draws from country, blues, and early jazz music. According to Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal, Paxton is […]

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Jug Band Fat Tuesday tomorrow at the Nachbar at 8pm! Music with Steve Amos and the Big Four. Sounds like Nachbar is going to have some tasty food and drink specials. No cover. Come on out! ... See MoreSee Less

A Jug band Fat Tuesday

February 13, 2018, 8:00pm

Come celebrate Mardi Gras with Steve Amos and The Big Four, and all your friends at Nachbar. Last chance for some sin before lent!

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Happy birthday to Will Shade (aka - Son Brimmer) who was born this day in 1898 in Memphis, TN. Here he is with another Memphis Jug Band veteran, Charlie Burse, playing "Kansas City Blues". Thanks to Dust-to-Digital for always providing such phenomenal videos! ... See MoreSee Less

Memphis Jug Band veterans Will Shade and Charlie Burse performing "Kansas City Blues" in 1958. At the time this was filmed, Shade (playing an oil-can bass) was 60 years old, and Burse (playing a tenor...

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