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Sweet Palmetto Blues – Ironing Board Sam and Drink Small perform together for the first time!

Ironing Board Sam and Drink Small will perform together at  Sweet Palmetto Blues at the Richland Fashion Mall this weekend. The two blues artists have more in common than just their South Carolina heritage and unique nicknames - they have both embarked on decades-long music careers that started in their | Read More»

Capitol Blues Night is back — and bigger!

 The Blues is back in D.C. - Capitol Blues Night is October 24th! This time though, a full Music Maker Blues Revue will be performing at The Hamilton, and tickets will be $25. Don't miss this - it's not often you get to see Ironing Board Sam, Captain Luke, Cool | Read More»
Precious in her new mobile home

You changed Precious’s life!

Music Maker is dedicated to the preservation of the Roots, musical traditions that share a birthplace among our nation's working poor. Our cultural identity is threatened daily as traditional musicians are silenced by poverty and time. Music Maker gives these artists a voice, and ensures they can live out their | Read More»

Whitney Baker Joins MM Staff!

Whitney has joined Music Maker as our new Community Coordinator. She will be taking over where Cornelius Lewis left off when he headed to Appalachian State University this August, as well as coordinating our social media efforts, working with the website, and helping with PR. We're so thrilled to have | Read More»
Ninth Wonder Cover

Ironing Board Sam’s “Ninth Wonder of the World of Music” Released!

On's poll last week, Ironing Board Sam's Ninth Wonder of the World of Music was voted the most anticipated album of this week! We understand how people would be waiting anxiously for this album. Originally recorded in the 1970s in Gary, IN, only 100 copies were ever made. When | Read More»

Diggin’: Algia Mae Hinton

Listen: When You Kill The Chicken, Save Me The Head This week's Diggin' is Algia Mae Hinton's "When You Kill The Chicken, Save Me The Head." What struck me first about this song is the unusual request, but what kept me listening was Algia Mae's deft 12-string playing. She plays | Read More»
Ironing Board Sam

Ironing Board Sam is Living Blues’ Comeback Artist of the Year!

Living Blues has given Ironing Board Sam the honor of "Comeback Artist of the Year" in their Critic's Poll. We are so proud that the magazine has recognized Sam for his hard work this past year - with the assistance of Music Maker he was able to record and release | Read More»
Beverly Watkins

8/31 – Beverly “Guitar” Watkins at Henry’s Uptown in Ackworth GA

Time: August 31st, 2012, 9-11:30 Location: Henry's Uptown, 4835 North Main Street Acworth, GA 30101 Tickets: $5 cover at the door, must be 21+ More Info: | Read More»

8/31 – 9/2 – Ironing Board Sam at Blues To Bop in Lugano, Switzerland

Time: August 31 - September 2, 2012 Location: Lugano, Switzerland More Info: | Read More»
Pura Fé

9/7 – 9/9 Pura Fé – Ohio Lesbian Festival, Pataskala, OH

Location: Frontier Ranch 8836 York Rd SW, Pataskala, OH Tickets: $25 - $70 More Info: | Read More»

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