Vocalist/Drummer Lindsay Beaver To Release Alligator Records Debut, Tough As Love, on October 12


Alligator Records has set an October 12, 2018 release date for Tough As Love the dynamic label debut from blues-rocking, soul-singing drummer, songwriter and bandleader Lindsay Beaver.

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Marcia Ball Wins 2018 Living Blues Readers' Poll Award


In the just-published issue #256, Living Blues magazine announced the recipients of their annual Living Blues Awards. Pianist Marcia Ball won the Readers' Poll Award For Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboard). This is Ball's 11th Living Blues Award.

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Media Raves About Shemekia Copeland's Just-Released AMERICA'S CHILD


On Shemekia Copeland's new album, America’s Child (released today, Friday, August 3), the Grammy-nominated singer melds Americana, blues and soul in intense, subtle performances of songs that address the complexities of life in America today. National press and radio are raving about this career-defining release.

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Alligator To Release JOURNEYS TO THE HEART OF THE BLUES By Joe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz And Giles Robson

Alligator Records has acquired the rights to release Journeys To The Heart Of The Blues, a dynamic new acoustic album from three of the blues' best players.

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Shemekia Copeland's AMERICA'S CHILD Streams On NPR Music's First Listen

NPR Music's First Listen will stream award-winning vocalist Shemekia Copeland's potent new Alligator Records album, America's Child, in its entirety beginning Thursday, July 26 through the album's official release date of Friday, August 3. Writer Jewly Hight says the album is "an act of artistic evolution" and highlights its "slow-burning soul" and "confrontational intensity." Listen here.

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