Eight Alligator Artists Receive Nine 2019 Blues Blast Award Nominations
Blues Blast magazine has announced the nominees for the 2019 Blues Blast Music Awards. Eight Alligator Records artists received a total of nine nominations. Tommy Castro & The Painkillers received two nominations. The Nick Moss Band Featuring Dennis Gruenling, Elvin Bishop, Shemekia Copeland, Toronzo Cannon, Lindsay Beaver and Christone "Kingfish" Ingram each received one. Joe Louis Walker, Giles Robson & Bruce Katz's acoustic blues album Journeys To The Heart Of The Blues received one.
Shemekia Copeland And Christone "Kingfish" Ingram To Celebrate Buddy Guy's ACL Hall Of Fame Induction
Alligator Records artists Shemekia Copeland and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram will perform with blues icon Buddy Guy as he is inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall Of Fame. In an all-star concert event to be held on October 24 at ACL Live at The Moody Theater in downtown Austin, Texas,