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Blind Pig Publicist to Receive “Keeping the Blues Alive” Award November 10, 2010

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Debra Regur Named Publicist of the Year


Debra Regur, publicity director for independent label Blind Pig Records, has been named by the Blues Foundation as the recipient of the 2011 “Keeping The Blues Alive Award” for Publicist. The KBA Award is presented by the non-profit foundation to individuals and organizations in recognition of their significant contributions to the blues music world.

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Carolina Chocolate Drops, Luminescent Orchestrii to Release EP on January 25; Pre-Order Now to Download Opening Track November 10, 2010

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Nonesuch releases its second record from North Carolina-based string band the Carolina Chocolate Drops—a four-song EP—on January 25. The record is a collaboration with the New York City–based Romanian gypsy punk band Luminescent Orchestrii; it was co-produced by that group’s sound engineer, Joseph “Bass” DeJarnette, with the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Luminescent Orchestrii.

This self-titled EP is available for pre-order from the Nonesuch Store, where the first 100 copies of the CD and the first 100 copies of the 10″ vinyl EP will be signed by the Carolina Chocolate Drops. All pre-orders include an instant digital download of the record’s opening track, “Short Dress Gal.” (As always, purchases from the Nonesuch Store include a high-quality digital download of the record at no additional charge, available release day.)
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The Bobby Kyle Band This Weekend and Next November 10, 2010

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Hot Blues and BBQ Cancelled for 2011 November 10, 2010

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Due to many factors, the majority of which centered around the state of the economy, the lack of viable sponsors, and the long-term prognosis of an economic turnaround, Hot Blues and BBQ in Oxford, MI is announcing that the event has been canceled for 2011. The future of the event in later years, at this point, is undetermined.

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Canada South Blues Society and WCSX’s Pazman to Receive 2011 KBA Awards November 10, 2010

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2011 Keeping the Blues Alive Award Recipients Announced
THE BLUES FOUNDATION KEEPS THE BLUES ALIVE WITH ITS 30TH ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY IN MEMPHIS THIS FEBRUARY

Honorees Include Key Movers from Around the Globe

Memphis, TN – On the heels of achieving its all-time high membership (quickly approaching 4,000 total), The Blues Foundation will honor 21 individuals and organizations with its 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) Award during a recognition brunch on Saturday, February 5, 2011, in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Free Outdoor Screening of “Thunder Soul” November 13th November 10, 2010

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What: Free Outdoor Screening of “Thunder Soul”
WHERE: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas
WHEN: WHEN: Saturday, November 13th 6:45pm 6:45pm (dusk)

Followed by a live performance of the Kashmere Reunion Stage Band!

Great documentary of Houston’s legendary Kashmere Stage Band and the beloved man of steel behind it, Prof. Conrad Johnson! This was a HUGE hit with audiences at the SXSW Film Festival and every festival in which it has been screened.

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20th Annual BLUES FOR FOOD, November 14,2010 November 10, 2010

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The 20th ANNUAL BLUES FOR FOOD will be Sunday, November 14 2010, at Shakespeare Pub (14129 Memorial Drive @ Kirkwood, Houston, TX) and will be hosted by Sonny Boy Terry.

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