Three Alligator Artists Receive Six Blues Music Award Nominations


On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, The Blues Foundation announced the nominees for the 2016 Blues Music Awards, the blues world's highest honors. Three Alligator recording artists received a total of six nominations.

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Toronzo Cannon’s Alligator Records Debut Set For Feb 26 Release

Alligator Records has set a February 26 release date for The Chicago Way, the label debut for electrifying Windy City bluesman Toronzo Cannon.

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Alligator Records To Release All-Star Tribute To Blind Willie Johnson On Feb 26


Newly Recorded Songs From Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, Cowboy Junkies, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Sinéad O'Connor, Luther Dickinson, Maria McKee, Rickie Lee Jones

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Shemekia Copeland Receives Grammy Award Nomination

Blues/soul/roots singing sensation Shemekia Copeland's new CD, Outskirts Of Love,received a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Blues Album category from the Recording Academy on Monday, December 7.

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Shemekia Copeland Appears On "The Tavis Smiley Show" On 11/4

Grammy-nominated blues/roots/R&B vocalist Shemekia Copeland performed live and was the subject of a feature interview on PBS's nationally televised program, The Tavis Smiley Show, on Wednesday, November 4.

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