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Little Steven’s Underground Garage Earns Highest Arbitron Ratings Ever In 2010 November 29, 2010

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Little Steven’s Underground Garage posted its highest Arbitron ratings ever this year, with a weekly audience of over 1.2 million listeners in the US alone. Cumulative listenership (CUME) increased over sixteen percent from 2009, while average quarter hour listenership (AQH) increased by nearly thirty percent in the same period.

Broadcast in over 200 markets (including Canada, 9 countries in Europe and over 40 countries around the world via the American Forces Network and Voice of America), it’s one of the most successful rock and roll radio shows of the past 30 years.

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ZZ Top to Tour Australia November 29, 2010

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ZZ Top have announced a five-date national tour to tie in with their previously confirmed show at the Byron Bay Blues Festival in April.

The Texan blues-rock legends, famous as much for their long beards as hits like Legs and Gimme All Your Lovin’, will play gigs in Melbourne, Newcastle, Wollongong and Sydney.
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New Swississippi Records Label Features Rising Blues Stars November 29, 2010

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Aspiring harmonica player Chris Harper found one way of entering the music business was to start his own record label. Determined to follow his dream, he sold his convention display company in Switzerland, and along with Chicago blues producer Dave Katzman, launched Swississippi Records.

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The Boston Music Awards Nominates Peter Parcek as “Blues Artist of the Year” November 29, 2010

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Parcek Recognized for His 2010 Label Debut From Redstar Entertainment, “The Mathematics of Love”

BOSTON, MA – Redstar Entertainment announces that label artist Peter Parcek has been nominated by The Boston Music Awards as “Blues Artist of the Year.” Parcek’s nomination is the result of the overwhelming critical acclaim for his 2010 national album debut, “The Mathematics of Love.” This is the first Boston Music Awards nomination for the local guitar legend.

2010 will mark the twenty-third year that The Boston Music Awards has honored local artists. The December 5th event is billed as a “rolling party with multiple stages and extended sets from nominated artists.” Peter Parcek and his current band will be one of the acts on hand to perform.

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