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Maria Muldaur gets her third Grammy Nomination with Stony Plain December 20, 2010

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Maria Muldaur has earned another Grammy nomination – her third for Stony Plain. The nomination, in the “Best Traditional Folk Album” category, is for Garden of Joy (SPCD-1332), a fun-filled collection of jug band material that hearkens back to her very first recordings with the Even Dozen Jug Band and the Jim Kweskin Jug Band, recorded in the early ’60s.

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Delta Groove Receives 12 Nominations – 2011 Blues Music Awards December 20, 2010

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The Blues Foundation has just announced the nominations for the 2011 Blues Music Awards. 8 Delta Groove artists picked up a total of 12 nominations in 10 categories! The 32nd annual award ceremony will take place at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN on May 5, 2011. For a complete listing of BMA nominations, or to register and become a member of The Blues Foundation and be eligible to vote for your favorite Delta Groove artists, please visit the Blues Foundation website at http://www.blues.org.

2011 Blues Music Award Delta Groove Nominees are:

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The City Champs Score High with “The Set Up” December 20, 2010

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The City Champs’ new album The Set Up is out now, and the critics are giving it an enthusiastic response (check out press quotes below). After touring the East Coast the Champs returned to Memphis to take part in several new projects. After taping a travel segment for MSN.com, they took part in the filming of a new Memphis music documentary.

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Chicago Blues Weekend, Winter 2011 Jan. 14-16 December 20, 2010

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FULL CHICAGO BLUES WEEKEND EVENT SCHEDULE & TICKET INFO:
http://www.chicagobluesweekend.com/jan2011

EARLYBIRD HOTEL & BLUES EXPRESS DISCOUNTS SEE BELOW


 

The Chicago Blues Weekend Winter 2011, Jan. 14-16, 2011, will include 12 performances at 12 venues over 3 days during the Martin Luther King 3-day weekend, and some great discounts so you can enjoy it all without breaking the bank.

Featured events include 3 Chicago Blues Express shuttles, Buddy Guy appearing at his own club, Legends, a daytime Chicago Blues History Tour, and the legendary House of Blues Gospel Brunch.

Book your tour early and save.

Bonhams To Sell Eric Clapton’s Guitars and Amps In Aid Of The Crossroads Centre December 20, 2010

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New York-Bonhams is delighted to announce this landmark auction, which includes over 150 lots from Eric Clapton’s personal collection. The sale will feature over 70 guitars and 70 amps that have helped create Clapton’s legendary sound.

This is the first time the rock icon has donated his historic amplifiers to auction and gives fans a rare opportunity to purchase a piece of Clapton history.

To bid in support of a great cause