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Blues Blast Music Awards at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago on Thursday, October 28th October 21, 2010

Posted by David W. King in Uncategorized.
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The 3rd annual Blues Blast Music Awards ceremony happens this year at Buddy Guy’s new location of 700 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 on Thursday October 28th, 2010. Doors open at 5PM; show begins at 7pm.

Performers slated to perform are Candye Kane (with Laura Chavez), Dave Riley & Bob Corritore (with Dave “Yahni” Riley, Jr. on bass, and Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith on drums), Jackie Scott & The House Wreckers, Little Ray Neal, Marquise Knox, Eddie Shaw, Zora Young, Shaun Murphy Band, Mississippi Heat, Kilborn Alley Blues Band, Quintis McCormick, Cash Box Kings, Joel Paterson, and a special tribute performance with surprise guests honoring Otis Rush who will receive a lifetime acheivement award that night.

Nominees include:

Best Contemporary Blues Recording

Nick Moss – Privileged
Holmes Brothers – Feed My Soul
Joe Louis Walker – Between A Rock And the Blues
Mike Zito – Pearl River
Sean Costello – Seans Blues
Tommy Castro – Hard Believer

Best Traditional Blues Recording

Dave Riley & Bob Corritore – Lucky To Be Living
Eddie C. Campbell – Tear This World Up
Fiona Boyes – Blues Woman
Kilborn Alley – Better Off Now
Mississippi Heat – Let’s Live It Up
David Maxwell & Lousiana Red – You Got To Move

Best Blues Song

Mike Zito & Cyril Neville – Pearl River
Kilborn Alley Blues Band – Better Off Now
Joe Louis Walker – I’m Tide
Pete Anderson – Still In Love
Quintus McCormick – Hey Jodie
Jackie Scott– How Much Woman Can You Stand

Best Blues Band

Nick Moss & The Fliptops
Magic Slim & The Teardrops
Tommy Castro Band
The Mannish Boys
The Holmes Brothers
Rick Estrin & The Night Cats

Best Male Artist
Bobby Rush
Nick Moss
John Nemeth
Magic Slim
Tommy Castro
Joe Bonamassa

Best Female Artist

Janiva Magness
Fiona Boyes
Ruthie Foster
Zora Young
Candye Kane
Shemkia Copeland

Best New Artist Debut Recording

Jackie Scott – How Much Woman Can You Stand?
Marquise Knox – Man Child
Quintus McCormick – Hey Jodie
Alabama Mike – Day To Day
Shaun Murphy – Livin The Blues

Sean Costello Rising Star Award

Damon Fowler
The Insomniacs
Cash Box Kings
Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers
Marquise Knox
Joanne Shaw Taylor

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