BMA Tours mourns the loss of another friend, Ann Rabson, who passed today, January 30th. Ann Rabson was a American blues vocalist, pianist and guitar player. She was a solo recording artist signed to Alligator Records and was a member of Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women.

Alligator Records is pleased to announce the signing of Boston-based soul singer/songwriter/guitarist Jesse Dee.

With issue #220, now on the newsstand or available through their website, Living Blues magazine has announced the winners of its 19th annual Living Blues Awards.