Anson Funderburgh and Lee McBee, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, perform together. Anson looks to his left towards Lee whose eyes are closed as he blows into an amplified harmonica he clutches in both hands.
Rosco Gordon plays a grand piano and sings into a microphone as Doug James waits, sitting on a high stool at the head of the piano looking down at the floor while holding a baritone saxophone between his legs at the 4th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS.
The Levee Town Band stand together for a photo at the Grand Emporium. Jimmie Meade holds a harmonica. Brandon Hudspeth smiles and holds an electric guitar. Jan Faircloth smiles right at the photographer. Jacque Garoutte holds a bass and smiles to the right of the photographer.
Drew Cady and Monica Ball speaking together at a microphone on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both are laughing and looking toward the middle left of the photo.
Myra Taylor is seated and laughing with her eyes closed while holding a microphone with her right hand and holding her left hand around the shoulder of Buck O'Neil. Buck is also holding a microphone and looking to the photographers right at the Blue Room, 18th & Vine.
Ann Rabson, from the left, looks out over the keyboard she is playing and sings into a microphone on Beale Street, Memphis, for the W.C. Handy Awards. A drum set and a brick wall is visible behind her.
Karla Peterie of the blues band, Rain Dogs, stands and plays a washboard with drum set brushes as her hair blows in the wind. The washboard is fitted with a horn, a cowbell, and other percussive elements.
Spoon Wilson and D.C. Bellamy, standing wearing beefeater costumes, and an unidentified woman, have crowned Little Hatch the king during the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival. The seated audience is visible behind this group.