Blues Music Awards Noms Announced
The seven-hour-plus event is scheduled May 7 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis.
Other artists up for awards include B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Magic Slim, Curtis Salgado, Watermelon Slim, Homemade Jamz Blues Band, Sean Costello and Lurie Bell.
The Blues Foundation has added a Rock Blues category this year, with nominations going to Gary Moore, the late Jeff Healey, Michael Burks, Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King, Sonny Landreth and Walter Trout.
Performers have not yet been confirmed for the show, which will be broadcast live by Sirius XM Satellite radio’s B.B. King’s Bluesville channel, but all nominees are invited to take the stage.
The Blues Music Awards are produced by The Blues Foundation, a nonprofit organization created to preserve and support Blues history, excellence and education through its Blues in the Schools program and work to ensure the future of the uniquely American art form.
Complete info on the event, including ticket availability, is available at Blues.org.