Ten Alligator Artists Receive 18 Blues Music Award Nominations
Rick Estrin Leads All Artists With Seven Nominations. Selwyn Birchwood And The Cash Box Kings Each Receive Two. Shemekia Copeland, Elvin Bishop, Curtis Salgado, Toronzo Cannon, The Nick Moss Band, Dennis Gruenling And Kid Andersen Each Receive One.
Alligator Records’ 2017 Releases Dominate Roots Music Report Blues Charts
Recordings by Alligator Records artists dominated the 2017 Roots Music Report's two influential blues charts, which were announced on Tuesday, January 2. Selwyn Birchwood's Pick Your Poison sits atop the RMR's Blues Rock Chart. Alligator artists hold five of the top ten spots on the Blues Chart. All six of Alligator's 2017 releases made top 20.
Elvin Bishop Receives Grammy Nomination For BIG FUN TRIO
On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, The National Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences (NARAS) announced a Grammy Award nomination for Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer and blues master Elvin Bishop.