Six Alligator Artists Nominated For Ten Living Blues Awards

Living Blues magazine has announced the nominees for the 2014 Living Blues Readers' Awards. Six Alligator Records artists received a total of ten nominations.

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Chicago Bluesman Toronzo Cannon Signs With Alligator Records

On Saturday, June 13, Chicago blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Toronzo Cannon, performing on the main stage of the Chicago Blues Festival, announced to the crowd of over 100,000 that he had just signed with Alligator Records.

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Wendell Holmes Enters Hospice, Writes Open Letter To Friends And Fans

Wendell Holmes, vocalist, guitarist, pianist and songwriter of the critically acclaimed soul/blues band The Holmes Brothers, penned an open letter to his friends and fans as he entered hospice care.

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Wall Street Journal To Premiere MEET ME IN BLUESLAND On May 25

On Monday, May 25, The Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy blog will host the world premiere of Meet Me In Bluesland, a previously unreleased 2003 recording by Grammy-winning Southern blues-rockers The Kentucky Headhunters with pianist Johnnie Johnson, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

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Jarekus Singleton Launches New Website, Announces Spring Tour

Fast-rising young blues star Jarekus Singleton -- whose 2014 Alligator Records debut CD Refuse To Lose won him countless new fans and piles of critical praise -- launches his new website,, on Tuesday, May 26

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