Monday, June 20, 2011

Three Florida Blues Artists Garner Blues Blast Award Nominations - your vote can make them winners.

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2011 Blues Blast Music Award Nominees
Contemporary Blues CD•  Robin Rogers - Back In The Fire
•  Eddie Turner - Miracles & Demons
•  John Németh - Name The Day
•  Damon Fowler - Devil Got His Way
•  JP Soars - More Bees With Honey
•  Buddy Guy - Living Proof
Blues Band•  Magic Slim & The Teardrops
•  Nick Moss Band
•  Reverend Raven And The Chain Smoking Altar Boys
•  Trampled Under Foot
•  Reba Russell Band
Sean CostelloRising Star Award•  Gina Sicilia
•  Matt Hill
•  Trampled Under Foot
•  Joanne Shaw Taylor
•  Vincent Hayes Project
Traditional Blues CD•  Bob Corritore & Friends (Koko Taylor, Little Milton, Pinetop Perkins & others) - Harmonica Blues
•  Studebaker John's Maxwell Street Kings - That's the Way You Do
•  Charlie Musselwhite - The Well
•  Rich Del Grosso & Jonn Del Toro Richardson - Time Slips By
•  Pinetop Perkins & Willie "Big Eyes" Smith - Joined At The Hip
•  Magic Slim - Raising The Bar
Song Of The Year
• Shake Your Boogie by Big Joe Williams from Reverend Raven And The Chain Smoking Altar Boys - Shake Your Boogie
•  Still the Rain by Dennis Walker/Alan Mirikitani from Still The Rain- Karen Lovely
•  Living Proof by Tom Hambridge/Buddy Guy from Buddy Guy - Living Proof
•  Don't Walk Away Run by Chuck Glass from Robin Rogers - Back In The Fire
•  The Well by Charlie Musselwhite from Charlie Musselwhite - The Well
•  Almost A Memory by Wayne Russell from Reba Russell Band - 8
New Artist Debut Release•  The Sugar Prophets - The Sugar Prophets
•  Chris O'Leary Band - Mr. Used to Be
•  Rob Blaine - Big Otis Blues
•  Vincent Hayes Project - Reclamation
•  Matt Hill - On The Floor
•  Peter Parcek  -Mathematics of Love
Male Blues Artist•  John Németh
•  Kenny Neal
•  Tad Robinson
•  Magic Slim
•  Nick Moss
•  Buddy Guy
Female Blues Artist•  Teeny Tucker
•  Robin Rogers
•  Reba Russell
•  Eden Brent
•  Karen Lovely
•  Janiva Magness
In early May, a group of Blues music industry professionals including music critics, journalists, festival promoters, music venue managers, musicians and other Blues music industry professionals nominated the best of 2011 Blues music in eight categories.
Voting to determine the winners begins July 1, 2011 and continues until August 31st, 2011 on the website at Voting is open to anyone who is a Blues Blast Magazine subscriber. Subscriptions are FREE and you are automatically signed up as part of the voting process on our website.
The 2011 Blues Blast Music Awards ceremonies will be held at Buddy Guys’ Legends in Chicago, Illinois, October 27th, 2011. The awards ceremony will feature music by some of the artists nominated. Tickets for the event will go on sale in mid August at
The 2010 Blues Blast Music Awards are presented by Blues Blast Magazine. Blues Blast Magazine is the fastest growing FREE weekly internet Blues magazine with over 18,000 Blues fan subscribers located in all 50 states and in more than 75 countries.
Public radio station WGLT has set up a web page where you can play music samples of the 2011 nominees. To hear samples of these great Blues artists on WGLT’s 2011 Blues Blast Music Awards Artist Listening site visit:

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