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The Blues Foundation presented the 35th Blues Music Awards Thursday night, May 8 in Memphis. The event brings together Blues performers, industry representatives and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year.

Tony Trischka

Great Big World

Release Date: February 4, 2014

"It's kind of hard to pin down, because there's so much on it," Tony Trischka says of his new Rounder album Great Big World. "It's all over the place, which is kind of where I live."

ALLIGATOR RECORDS SIGNS BLUES GUITARIST/VOCALIST/SONGWRITER JAREKUS SINGLETON

NEW CD, REFUSE TO LOSE, SET FOR MAY 2014 RELEASE

"Jarekus Singleton is destined to be the next big name in the blues world."

--Blues & Rhythm Magazine (UK)

BMA Tours wants to congratulate Irma Thomas, Tab Benoit, Bernard Allison Group, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, George Porter, Jr., Voices of the Wetlands, and Jonathon Boogie Long on their Jazz Fest announcements.

BMA Tours wants to congratulate it's 35th Blues Music Awards nominees! Both Bobby Rush and Mark Hummel were nominated for multiple awards. Also, our very own Jimmy Carpenter, was nominated for in the Instrumentalist-Horn category!

Blue Mountain Artists is proud to announce that two of our artists have been nominated for the Grammy Awards. Both Mark Hummel and Bobby Rush were nominated for Best Blues Album in the American Roots genre.

At first, Denise LaSalle just wanted to tell stories. The blues-inflected R&B singer has crafted narratives through her voice for almost 50 years, but she expressed herself differently after moving to Chicago from Mississippi in the early 1960s.

This isn’t Tim Langford’s first rodeo.

New Monsoon is using Kickstarter to raise funds for their next studio album. Their signature sound blends sophisticated arrangements, multilayered vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, psychedelic keyboards, exotic banjo and world influenced rhythms.

Lucky Peterson and Jesse Dee will play the the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival at Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis, Maryland on Saturday, May 18th. Find more information here --> http://www.bayblues.org/index.php.

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