Tommy Castro & The Painkillers' STOMPIN' GROUND Set For Sept 29 Release

Alligator Records has set a September 29 release date for Stompin' Ground, the blazing new album from soul-blues rockers Tommy Castro & The Painkillers.

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Alligator Artists Nominated For Top Blues Blast Music Awards

Three Alligator artists received 2017 Blues Blast Award nominations from Blues Blast Magazine. Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, Coco Montoya and Toronzo Cannon received nominations for Blues Blast Music Awards. In addition, the 2CD set, The Alligator Records 45th Anniversary Collection, was nominated in the Historical Or Vintage Blues Album Of The Year category.

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Rick Estrin & The Nightcats' GROOVIN’ IN GREASELAND Set For August 18 Release

Wildly fun, musically fearless blues masters Rick Estrin & The Nightcats will release their new Alligator Records CD, Groovin' In Greaseland, on Friday, August 18.

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Selwyn Birchwood Releases First Video From New CD, PICK YOUR POISON

Guitarist, songwriter and vocalist Selwyn Birchwood has released the first video from his new CD, Pick Your Poison, for the song Guilty Pleasures. The video, depicts Birchwood happily sinking into the depths of decadence (but with a surprise ending!).

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Five Alligator Artists Nominated For 11 Living Blues Awards

Living Blues magazine has announced the nominees for the 2017 Living Blues Readers' Awards. Five Alligator Records artists received a total of 11 nominations. Toronzo Cannon received four, Shemekia Copeland, Curtis Salgado and Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials each received two nominations. Marcia Ball received one

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