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Christone "Kingfish" Ingram Releases New Song, ROCK & ROLL

[07/24/2020]
On Friday, July 24, rising star blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Christone “Kingfish” Ingram releases his emotionally riveting new song, Rock & Roll.

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Nine Alligator Artists Receive Seventeen 2020 Blues Blast Award Nominations

[07/13/2020]

Blues Blast magazine has announced the nominees for the 2020 Blues Blast Awards. Nine Alligator Records artists received a total of 17 nominations. Billy Branch and The Nick Moss Band Featuring Dennis Gruenling lead with three apiece. Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Toronzo Cannon and The Cash Box Kings earned two each. Tinsley Ellis, Coco Montoya and Roomful Of Blues each received one nomination.



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Eight Alligator Artists Receive 15 Living Blues Award Nominations

[07/06/2020]

Living Blues magazine has announced the nominees for the 2020 Living Blues Readers' Awards. Eight Alligator Records artists received a total of 15 nominations. Vocalist Shemekia Copeland and guitarist Christone "Kingfish" Ingram led all nominees with three each. Tommy Castro, Rick Estrin (of Rick Estrin & The Nightcats) and Billy Branch each received two. Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, The Cash Box Kings and Marcia Ball earned one apiece.



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Alligator Records Signs Blues Master Chris Cain

[06/22/2020]
Alligator Records is pleased to announce the signing of world-renowned blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Chris Cain. His label debut, Raisin' Cain, should be released later this year or early in 2021.

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Shemekia Copeland Debuts Timely New Song, UNCIVIL WAR

[06/15/2020]
Award-winning blues and Americana vocalist Shemekia Copeland releases her timely new song, Uncivil War, on Friday, June 19. It is a courageous statement pleading for unity in a time of disunion, and is unlike anything Copeland has previously recorded.

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