Blues And R&B Vocalist And Drummer Lindsay Beaver Announces TOUGH AS LOVE Tour

Blues-rocking, soul-singing drummer, songwriter and bandleader Lindsay Beaver has announced a major U.S. and Canadian tour in support of her Alligator Records debut, Tough As Love, due out on October 12. The album introduces her as a true force of nature with a sky’s-the-limit future.Confirmed dates are here.

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Rick Estrin & The Nightcats Named Band Of The Year At 2018 Blue Blast Awards

On Saturday, September 29, 2018, Blues Blast magazine announced the winners of the 2018 Blues Blast Music Awards in ceremonies held at the Tebala Event Center in Rockford, Illinois. Internationally beloved blues masters Rick Estrin & The Nightcats won the coveted award for Band Of The Year.

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Shemekia Copeland To Sing National Anthem at Giants Vs. Saints NFL Game On September 30

Grammy-nominated singer Shemekia Copeland will perform the national anthem on Sunday, September 30 at the NFL game between the New York Giants and the New Orleans Saints.

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New Book By Alligator President Bruce Iglauer And Patrick A. Roberts Set For Oct. 30 Release

Bitten by the BluesThe Alligator Records Story, the new book co-authored by Alligator Records president and founder Bruce Iglauer and Patrick A. Roberts, will be released on Tuesday, October 30 by The University of Chicago Press.

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Bluesman And Chicago Bus Driver Toronzo Cannon Featured In CTA Ad Campaign

Electrifying blues guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and Chicago Transit Authority bus operator Toronzo Cannon is currently featured in a CTA ad campaign, with posters appearing in and on buses, at elevated train and subway stations and inside train cars.

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