Four Alligator Artists Win Blues Blast Music Awards

Blues Blast, the free internet blues magazine, announced the winners of the 2015 Blues Blast Music Awards at a ceremony held at The Fluid Events Center in Champaign, Illinois on Friday, September 25th, 2015. Alligator Records artists Elvin Bishop, Marcia Ball, and Selwyn Birchwood all received awards.

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Alligator Records has set a November 6 street date for the vinyl-only release A Blues Christmas. The album is a new compilation featuring the best of Alligator's two previous holiday CDs, 1992's The Alligator Records Christmas Collectionand 2003's Genuine Houserockin' Christmas.

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Blues Legend Eddy Clearwater Wins Blues Blast Magazine's Lifetime Achievement Award

Legendary Chicago bluesman Eddy Clearwater will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Blues Blast online magazine.

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Tommy Castro & The Painkillers Set To Release METHOD TO MY MADNESS On 10/23

Alligator Records has announced an October 23 street date for Method To My Madness, the fiery and soulful new blues/roots/rock CD from six-time Blues Music Award-winner  Tommy Castro and his band, The Painkillers.

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NPR Music's First Listen To Premiere Shemekia Copeland's Outskirts Of Love

NPR Music's influential First Listen will host the premiere of singer Shemekia Copeland's Outskirts Of Love, beginning Thursday, September 3 and running through the CD's September 11 release date.

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