FOUR ALLIGATOR ARTISTS RECEIVE FIVE LIVING BLUES AWARDS
On Monday, August 5, Living Blues
magazine announced the winners of the 2013 Living Blues
Critics' and Readers' Awards. Four Alligator Records artists received a total of five awards. Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials won both the Critics' and the Readers' Awards for Best Live Performer. Joe Louis Walker won the Critics' Award for Best Blues Album of 2012 for his Alligator Records debut CD, Hellfire
. Readers' Awards went to Janiva Magness for Blues Artist Of The Year (Female) and Marcia Ball for Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboards).