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Anson Funderburgh at the Grand Emporium
Anson Funderburgh, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, looks over his right shoulder as he plays a X-shape guitar., December 31, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Anson Funderburg. Grand Emporium 12/31/98.
Anson Funderburgh, Sam Myers, and Lee Oskar the Grand Emporium
Sam Myers, wearing a harmonica belt filled with harmonicas and clutching a harmonica he is blowing into, stands in the middle of the stage between Anson Funderburgh, playing a guitar to Sam's back left, and Lee Oskar, holding a microphone to Sam's back right. A string bass and player are visible between Sam and Lee. One of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium,, July 6, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Anson Funderburgh. Sam Myers. Lee Oskar. Grand Emporium. Kansas City. MO 7/6/02.
Anthony Gomes and Biscuit Miller at a Weston Festival
Anthony Gomes and Biscuit Miller, one of the national acts at a Weston, Missouri Festival, perform together. Anthony Gomes grins over his left shoulder at Biscuit Miller. Biscuit, wearing a slouch cap, grins and grimaces directly at the photographer as he leans back and plays an electric bass. Anthony plays an electric guitar., June 5, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Anthony Gomes + Biscuit Miller. Weston Fest. 6/5/04.
Anthony Gomes at the Grand Emporium
Anthony Gomes, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, closes his eyes as he plays the guitar., September 8, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Anthony Gomes. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 9/8/00.
Arthur Jackson at the Grand Emporium
Arthur Jackson, wearing a tuxedo and a beret, closes his eyes as he blows into a tenor saxophone at the Speed Huggins Benefit in the Grand Emporium., February 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Arthur Jackson-The Scamps-Speedy Huggins Benefit-Grand Emporium-2/27/99.
Arthur Jackson, Perry Reed, and Dawayne Gilley at the Living Blues Party
Arthur Jackson stands holding a cane to one side of an exhibit piece and Perry Reed stands and holds a cane and Dawayne Gilley stands on stage on the other side of the exhibit piece at the Living Blues Weekend Photo Shoot in the Mutual Musicians Foundation building. The exhibit piece is a large photograph of musicians sitting and standing outside of the Mutual Musicians Foundation building. There are sheets of paper with signatures on them of the people who are in the photograph. These pieces of paper surround the photograph and the entire collection is framed., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2000 Musicians Photo Presentation Arthur Jackson. Perry Reed. Dawayne Gilley. Living Blues Party at the Gem. Kansas City, MO 1/22/00.
Arthur Williams at BB's Lawnside Bar-B-Q
Arthur Williams, one of the national acts to perform during the Acoustic Blues Showcase at BB's Lawnside BBQ, wearing a fedora and sunglasses, blows into an amplified harmonica he clutches in both hands., September 13, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Arthur Williams. Acoustic Blues Showcase. Kansas City MO BBS 9/13/03.
BB Dickerson at the Grand Emporium
B.B. Dickerson of the Same Ole Band, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, looks up as he plays an electric bass., July 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., B. B. Dickerson. Same Ole Band. Grand Emporium. K.C. MO 7/7/00.
BB King at KC Spirit Festival
B.B. King from below, smiles as he plays an electric guitar. One of the national acts at the KC Spirit Festival., September 6, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., BB King. KC Spirit Fest. Kansas City. MO 9/6/98.
BB King at the Uptown Theater
B.B. King, one of the national acts to perform at the Uptown Theater, wearing a sparkling tuxedo, looks at the photographer as he waves with his right hand way above his head. His eyes are happy., October 3, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., BB King. Uptown Theater. Kansas City. MO 10/3/02.
Baby Lee at the Grand Emporium
Baby Lee, from the left, sings into a microphone she holds with her right hand and points with her left hand at Divas Night Out at the Grand Emporium., January 8, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Baby Lee. Divas Night Out. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 1/8/00.
Barbara Blue at Knuckleheads
Barbara Blue, wearing sunglasses, sings into a microphone and plays the tambourine during the Box Car Blues Festival at Knuckleheads Saloon., August 20, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Barbara Blue. Box Car Blues Fest. Knuckleheads - KCMO 8/20/05.
Becky Wilson, Christopher Hearne, Jr., and Roger Naber at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Grand Emporium
Becky Wilson and Christopher Hearne, Jr. present Roger Naber, wearing a suit jacket with leopard print cuffs and collar, a certificate during the 20th anniversary celebration of one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Grand Emporium., April 24, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Becky Wilson. Hearne Christopher Jr. Roger Naber. 20 Anniv. GE 4/24/99.
Ben Kynard performs at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard's face with his eyes closed, cheeks bulged out, as he blows into a saxophone mouthpiece at Mutual Musicians Foundation., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Ben Kynard. Mutual Musicians Foundation. Kansas City. MO 11/7/00.
Bernard Allison at the Grand Emporium
Bernard Allison, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, wearing a cowboy hat, grins to his left as he plays an electric guitar., May 22, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bernard Allison - Grand Emporium. KCMO 5/22/98.
Bernard Allison at the W.C. Handy Awards
Bernard Allison, wearing a cowboy had with a wide hat band, smiles at the photographer as he plays an electric guitar on Beale Street, Memphis, for the W.C. Handy Awards. A trombonist is visible behind him., May 28, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bernard Allison. Willie Mitchell. Beale St. Memphis, TN 5/28/99.
Betty Crow, Sonny Kenner, and Lionel Hampton at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Betty Crow is speaking to someone that is not visible to the right of the photograph. She stands behind Sonny Kenner who is bent slightly and smiling straight ahead. He is leaning over a seated Lionel Hampton who is not looking at the photographer and is in the middle of a bite. He is wearing a Fedora. At the Mutual Musicians Foundation. A man stands behind Lionel with his back to the photographer., January 13, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Betty Crow Sonny Kenner. Lionel Hampton. Mutual Musicians Foundation. Kansas City, MO 1/13/00.
Bettye Jo Miller at the Phoenix
Bettye Jo Miller, wearing an animal print dress, laughs and claps her hands from behind a microphone and a piano at the Phoenix., March 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bettye Jo Miller. Phoenix. Kansas City, MO 3/7/00.
Big Bill Morganfield at the Gladstone Blues Festival
Big Bill Morganfield, one of the national acts to perform at the Gladstone Blues Festival, wearing a fedora, grins slightly to his right as he holds an electric guitar tight., June 10, 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Big Bill Morganfield. Gladstone Blues Fest. 6/10/06.
Big George Brock at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS
Big George Brock, wearing a fedora, looks to his right as he clasps his hands around an amplified harmonica at the Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS., October 20, 2007, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Big George Brock. Blues Masters-10 10/20/07.
Big Jack Johnson at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS
Big Jack Johnson, closes his eyes and smiles as he plays an electric guitar with sparkly "BJJ" stickers on it during the 4th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS., October 13, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Big Jack Johnson. Fourth Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads. Blue Heaven Studio - Salina, KS 10/13/01.
Big Jack Johnson at the Grand Emporium
Big Jack Johnson, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, grimaces while he sings into a microphone and plays a guitar. He's wearing a fedora hat., September 14, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Big Jack Johnson. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 9/14/99.
Big Joe Maher at BB's Lawnside Bar-B-Q
Big Joe Maher, one of the national acts to perform at BB's Lawnside BBQ for the Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash, stands and speaks into a microphone he holds in his left hand as he raises his right hand above his head., May 20, 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Big Joe Maher. Big Joe Turner Birthday Bas. BB's Lawnside. KCMO 5/20/06.
Bilbo Walker at the Grand Emporium
Robert "Bilbo" Walker, one of the national acts at the Grand Emporium, looks down at the neck of an electric guitar he is playing., July 30, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Robert "Bilbo" Walker. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 7/30/99.
Bill Carter at the Club Mardi Gras
Bill Carter, wearing a straw hat, looks out as he plays a guitar at the Club Mardi Gras, 19th & Vine., September 9, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bill Carter. Club Mardi Gras. 19th & Vine. Kansas City, MO 9/9/00.
Bill Carter at the Gem Theater
Bill Carter, wearing a fedora and a light-colored tux with dark lapels and sides stripes, faces forward with his eyes shifted to the right, as he plays his guitar behind a microphone during the Living Blues Party at the Gem Theater. A saxophonist is visible behind him., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bill Carter. Gem Theater. Kansas City, MO. Living Blues Weekend II 1/22/00.
Bill Carter at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival 2002
Bill Carter, wearing a straw fedora, stands and sings into a microphone as he plays an electric guitar during the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival., June 29, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bill Carter. KCKSt. Blues Fest. 3rd & Parallel. KCKS 6/29/02.
Bill Carter's Blues Revue at the Grand Emporium
Bill Carter's Blues Revue, a blues band, sit or stand in front of a wall of signatures and smile or look solemnly at the photographer at the Grand Emporium., September 30, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bill Carter's Blues Revue. Grand Emporium. K.C.MO 9/30/00.

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