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Are you saving the dates? Sept..1,2 & 3…it will be a Centennial Celebration that you won’t want to miss!!!

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Harmonica Legend James Cotton, July 1, 1935 - March 16, 2017

R.I.P. James Cotton….

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Timeline Photos

Tickets on sale now! $15 advance, $20 at the door! Come out and support live music

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Shonn Hinton & Shotgun

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Paramount Music Festival

Tell us what you want to hear!

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Member Band Jukebox

Shonn Hinton & Shotgun – International Blues Challenge Performances!

February 1, 2017   IBC   BB Kings Blue Club, Memphis TN

Live from BB s on Beale street in Memphis

Posted by Terry Jeanes Jr. on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

February 2, 2017   IBC   BB Kings Blue Club, Memphis TN

Shonn Hinton & Shotgun at the IBC in Memphis - BB Kings

Shonn Hinton & Shotgun at the IBC in Memphis - BB Kings

Posted by Paramount Music Association on Thursday, February 2, 2017

100 Years of Paramount – #1

Paramount Records was founded in 1917 by the Wisconsin Chair Company. This year will mark the 100th anniversary and will be celebrated as such at the annual Paramount Music Festival over Labor Day weekend! With pure excitement for this event, the team intends to post information related to Paramount Records and it’s history on a weekly basis. We hope you enjoy these fun facts and artifacts, while sharing back to us!
Below  is the first number release from the 12000 Race Records series – 12001 Alberta Hunter, a link to the movie My Castle’s Rockin’ – 1988, and link to video of Alberta Hunter “Don’t Pan Me” from the album Alberta Hunter.


2016 Paramount Blues Challenge Winners

Congrats to our 2016 Paramount Blues Challenge Winner:

*** Shonn Hinton & Shotgun ***

Second Place: Big N Tasty Blues Band

Third Place: Lil Davy Max

People’s Choice: Katz Sass

Thanks to this year’s judges, all of the participating bands and especially the fans who came

out to show their support!

Welcome to our new site. We, the Grafton Blues Association, have changed our name to the Paramount Music Association. We are diversifying our support to all genres of music, as the Wisconsin Chair Company pressed on the Paramount Label. We will continue our focus on the Blues, and add other elements into our events in the future. We hope you will appreciate this change in mission and support the new PMA!