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Showing posts with label Blues Blast Music Awards. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Blues Blast Music Awards. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

VOTE for the Blues Blast Awards NOW!

for the
Blues Blast Music Awards!

Blues Blast Magazine is having their annual awards ceremony and celebration in Champaign, Illinois on October 23, 2014.  Voting is from July 15 - Septmeber 15, 2014. Yes, it's starting NOW!!! For more info, click the Blues Blast Music Awards logo, above. 

May we humbly suggest that you cast your votes for....

Candye Kane

Female Blues Artist

Bob Corritore

Male Blues Artist

Little G Weevil

Acoustic Blues Album

Dave Riley & Bob Corritore

Acoustic Blues Album
"Hush Your Fuss"

Voting for the 2014 BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARDS
is FREE and open to the public.
For more information on the Awards, click the guitar:

To VOTE NOW, click any of the little VOTE buttons!

We are very proud of our BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARD nominees,
as well as the rest our our great VizzTone family.
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Friday, June 27, 2014

Blues Blast Music Awards

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2014 Blues Blast Music - Nominations

The 2014 Blues Blast Music awards are coming up and some of our very own Delta Groove artists have been nominated. We would love for those who support the label to take a brief look at the nominees and cast your vote!

John Primer & Bob Corritore

John Primer & Bob Corritore's album "Knockin' Around These Blues" has been nominated for "Traditional Blues Album" of the year. This is a great accomplishment and they deserve the support from fans and followers of Delta Groove Music during this voting period.

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Terry Hanck

Terry Hanck's album "Gotta Bring It On Home To You" has been nominated for "Soul Blues Album" on this years Blues Blast Music awards. We love Terry and passionately believe that he can win with the support of our fans worldwide.

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The Mannish Boys

Everyone loves The Mannish Boys! We are happy to announce their nomination for "Blues Band" of the year. Album after album they never fail to amaze blues fans around the world. Keep them in mind when casting your vote!

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Bob Corritore

Of course! Bob Corritore has been nominated for "Male Blues Artist" in this years Blues Blast Music awards. Following up with the release of his latest album "Taboo" this would be a great accomplishment indeed. Vote for Bob today!

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Sugaray Rayford

How can we forget Sugaray Rayford! He is also nominated for "Male Blues Artist" of the year. His music and talent is admired by many. Vote for the hardest working man in show biz today.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Doug MacLeod Wins Blues Blast Award!

Please join us in congratulating Doug MacLeod, winner of the 2013 Blues Blast Music Awards Male Blues Artist of the Year!
The gala awards ceremony was held at Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago on October 31st , 2013. Awards were given in ten categories, plus Lifetime Achievement honors to Eddie Shaw and Bob Koester.

Congratulations to all the nominees and the winners!

—Jan Mancuso and the Reference Recordings Team
Doug MacLeod There's A Time

Monday, July 15, 2013

Vote Today - 2013 Blues Blast Music Awards!

2013 Blues Blast Music Awards
The 2013 Blues Blast Music Award nominations were recently announced and 3 Delta Groove artists were honored to be represented across four categories amongst their peers on this year's ballot.
This year's Delta Groove nominees include:

Andy T – Nick Nixon Band
"Drink Drank Drunk"
- New Artist Debut Album

The Mannish Boys
"Double Dynamite"
- Traditional Blues Album
- Best Blues Band

Kevin Selfe

"Long Walk Home"

- Sean Costello
Rising Star Award

Voting will take place directly on the Blue Blast Magazine website beginning on Monday, July 15th
and concludes on Saturday, August 31st. Winners will be announced at the Blues Blast Awards show held on Thursday, October 31st from 6pm to 1am at Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago, Illinois and will be streamed live on the internet.

Visit the Blues Blast Magazine website:


Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Blues Blast Music Award Winners! Congratulations to Bob Kieser of Blues Blast Magazine for orchestrating the amazing Blues Blast Music Awards last

Blues Blast Music Award Winners! Congratulations to Bob Kieser of Blues Blast Magazine for orchestrating the amazing Blues Blast Music Awards last Thursday at Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago. The show was flawlessly executed, and was filled with numerous memorable performances and acceptance speeches. It is a very special thing when the blues world comes together to reflect on, and celebrate its accomplishments. Here are the award recipients:

Lifetime Achievement Award (announced prior to the event): Michael Frank

Contemporary Blues CD: Buddy Guy / Living Proof

Song Of The Year: "Living Proof" written by Tom Hambridge & Buddy Guy

Female Blues Artist: Robin Rogers

Blues Band Of The Year: Trampled Under Foot

Traditional Blues CD: Pinetop Perkins & Willie "Big Eyes" Smith / Joined At The Hip

New Artist Debut Release: Chris O'Leary Band / Mr. Used To Be

Male Blues Artist: Buddy Guy

Sean Costello Rising Star Award: Trampled Under Foot