Alligator President Bruce Iglauer "Talkin' Blues" Interview


Alligator President Bruce Iglauer speaks with audiovisual music journalist Mako Funasaka on the "Talkin' Blues" podcast. They discuss the new book, Bitten By The Blues and Iglauer's life in music.


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Alligator President Bruce Iglauer To Discuss "Bitten By The Blues" On CHICAGO TONIGHT

Alligator Records president and founder Bruce Iglauer will appear on WTTW-TV's Chicago Tonight on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 to discuss his new book, Bitten by the Blues, The Alligator Records Story. The program airs locally at 7:00pm Central time.

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Tommy Castro & The Painkillers Announce Killin' It Live Tour

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers have announced plans for their 2019 Killin' It Live North American tour. Killin’ It Live -- the band's new CD set for March 1 release in the US and Canada -- is a nonstop, spirited mix of blues, rock and soul, with rollicking, hypnotic grooves fueled by Castro’s fervent vocals and the band's muscular musicianship.

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Seventeen Alligator Artists Receive 25 Blues Music Award Nominations


On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, The Blues Foundation announced the nominees for the 40th Annual Blues Music Awards, the blues world's highest honors. Seventeen Alligator recording artists received a total of 25 nominations. Shemekia Copeland leads all Alligator artists with five nominations, followed by The Nick Moss Band Featuring Dennis Gruenling with three and one each additionally for Moss and Gruenling.

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Alligator Records To Be Represented By Amped Distribution

Beginning January 1, 2019, Alligator Records, the Chicago-based blues and roots label, will be represented for physical distribution in the U.S. by AMPED Distribution, a division of Alliance Entertainment.

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