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Asian/Pacific Island Blues, Big Joe Turner Birthday & Blues Awards Winners

May 18/20

Crossroads highlights music from this year’s Blues Music Awards winners, just announced last week, including Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo', Rick Estrin, Ruthie Foster, Robert Cray and more.

Friday is also the birthday of legendary Kansas City blues shouter Big Joe Turner and classic and rare tracks from him are on tap.

Plus more music for the May Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month feature, and new music from the Rae Gordon Band, Victor Wainwright, Van Morrison with Joey DeFrancesco, Mike Zito, and Beth Hart with Joe Bonamassa.