CHICAGO'S WTTW-TV TO AIR SWEET HOME CHICAGO -- CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF ALLIGATOR RECORDS ON SEPTEMBER 10 AND SEPTEMBER 12
[09/01/2021] Chicago television station WTTW will broadcast Sweet Home Chicago -- Celebrating 50 Years Of Alligator Records on Friday, September 10 at 9:30pm Central time, and on Sunday, September 12 at 12:30pm Central time. The concert was filmed live earlier this year at Governors State University (GSU) Center For Performing Arts as part of their 25th anniversary season.
CAROLYN WONDERLAND ANNOUNCES NATIONAL TEMPTING FATE TOUR
[08/26/2021] Award-winning Texas guitar slinger, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Carolyn Wonderland has announce dates for her 2021 Tempting Fate Tour, with performances stretching from September 2021 through the end of the year. Wonderland will release her Alligator Records debut album, Tempting Fate, on Friday, October 8. The album, her 11th, was produced by famed master roots musician Dave Alvin, and features Wonderland's signature, blistering six-string and lap steel playing, her intense vocals and her original songs melding blues, rock and Americana.
ALLIGATOR ARTISTS WIN FOUR 2021 BLUES BLAST AWARDS
[08/26/2021] On Wednesday, August 25, Blues Blast Magazine announced the winners of the 14th Annual Blues Blast Awards. Four Alligator Records artists -- Shemekia Copeland, Curtis Salgado and the duo of Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite -- won a total of four awards, including three top album awards.
TOMMY CASTRO & THE PAINKILLERS ANNOUNCE A BLUESMAN CAME TO TOWN TOUR
[08/09/2021] On Monday, August 9, internationally beloved guitarist, singer and songwriter Tommy Castro, leader of Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, announced dates for his A Bluesman Came To Town national tour. With performances all across the United States beginning in September 2021 and moving into early 2022, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers -- bassist Randy McDonald, drummer Bowen Brown and keyboardist Michael Emerson -- will reconnect with fans all over the country. Concert attendees are strongly advised to contact the venue to confirm performance.