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Five Alligator Artists Receive 12 Blues Music Award Nominations

[01/09/2017]

On Monday, January 9, 2017, The Blues Foundation announced the nominees for the 38th Annual Blues Music Awards, the blues world's highest honors. Five Alligator recording artists received a total of 12 nominations.



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Shemekia Copeland Gives Birth To Baby Boy On Christmas Eve

[01/03/2017]
Alligator Records is excited to share the news: award-winning blues and roots vocalist Shemekia Copeland is the proud new mother to Johnny Lee Copeland, born in Chicago on Christmas Eve,

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ELVIN BISHOP'S BIG FUN TRIO SET FOR FEBRUARY 10 RELEASE

[12/12/2016]
Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer and blues master Elvin Bishop – along with his friends, guitarist/pianist Bob Welsh and percussionist/vocalist Willy Jordan – unleashes his latest musical mixture, Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio on Friday, February 10, 2017.

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“God Don’t Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson” Receives Two Grammy Nominations

[12/06/2016]
On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, the National Association of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) announced two Grammy Award nominations for God Don't Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson.

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WGN-TV Feature On Chicago Bluesman Toronzo Cannon Wins Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award

[12/05/2016]
Blues Man By Night, Bus Driver By Day, the four-minute WGN-TV feature on Chicago's Toronzo Cannon (which originally aired in March 2016), won a Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award, presented by The National Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences on December 3, 2016.

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