R.L.'s Blues Palace #2 occupies a lot at the corner of Grand Avenue and Meadow Street a few blocks southwest of Fair Park. For a quarter of a century, the revered South Dallas nightclub has survived zoning battles, crippling recessions and bouts of media and pop fascination with the blues. And as plenty of venues, bands and "next big things" have flashed and fizzled in the world surrounding R.L.'s, the business plan and revue at the Blues Palace have remained relatively unchanged since owner, manager and "Right Reverend of the Blues" R.L. Griffin opened his first club, Blues Alley, across... More >>>