2019 Blues Blast Music Award Nominees

      2019 Blues Blast Music Award Nominees

      2019 Blues Blast Music Award Nominees

      From Blues Blast Magazine - BluesBlastMagazine.com

      Contact Information: Bob Kieser (309) 267-4425 or info@bluesblastmagazine.com


      In
      early May, a group of Blues music industry professionals including
      music critics, journalists, festival promoters, music venue managers,
      producers, musicians and other Blues music industry professionals
      nominated the best in Blues music in twelve categories.

      The nominees are listed below and also on our website at: bluesblastmagazine.com/2019-blues-blast-music-award-nominees. Click on the artist's name in the list below to visit their website for more information and to buy their music.

      Fan voting to determine the winners begins July 1, 2019 and continues until August 16, 2019 on our website at BluesBlastMagazine.com.
      Voting is free and open to anyone. You can only vote one time. Blues
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      The
      Blues Blast Music Awards are presented by Blues Blast Magazine, the
      largest FREE weekly internet Blues magazine with over 36,000 Blues fan
      subscribers located in all 50 states and in more than 90 countries.

      SAVE THE DATE:
      The 2019 Blues Blast Music Awards ceremonies will be held at The Tebala
      Event Center in Rockford, Illinois on September 13th, 2019.



      Contemporary Blues Album



      Brandon Santini - The Longshot

      Chris O'Leary - 7 Minutes Late

      Tom Hambridge - The Nola Sessions

      Mighty Mike Schermer - Bad Tattoo

      Shemekia Copeland - America's Child

      Vanessa Collier - Honey Up


      Traditional Blues Album



      Mary Lane - Travelin' Woman

      Benny Turner &

      Cash McCall - Going Back Home

      Teeny Tucker - Put On Your Red Dress

      Bob Corritore & Friends - Don't Let The Devil Ride

      Elvin Bishops Big Fun Trio - Something Smells Funky 'Round here

      Anthony Geraci - Why Did You Have To Go?

      Big Joe & The Dynaflows - Rockhouse Party



      Soul Blues Album

      Big Daddy Wilson - Deep In My Soul

      Dave Keller - Every Soul's A Star

      Frank Bey - Back In Business

      John Primer - The Soul Of A Blues Man

      Ms Zeno The Mojo Queen - Back In Love

      Sugaray Rayford - Somebody Save Me

      Rock Blues Album


      Alastair Greene - Live From The 805

      Jeremiah Johnson - Straitjacket

      JP Soars - South Bound I-95

      Mike Zito - First Class Life

      Sean Chambers - Welcome To My Blues

      Walter Trout - Survivor Blues



      Acoustic Blues Album


      Catfish Keith - Reefer Hound - Viper Songs Revisited

      Ben Rice - Wish The World Away

      Bob Frank - True Stories and Outrageous Lies

      Matt Woods - Tired & Dirty

      Joe Louis Walker,

      Bruce Katz, Giles Robson - Journeys To The Heart Of The Blues

      Joe Flip and Tony Cuchetti - Tin Can Tunes


      Live Blues Recording



      Magic Slim & The Teardrops - I'm Gonna Play The Blues

      Tony Holiday - Tony Holiday's Porch Sessions

      Blues Caravan - Live 2018

      Beth Hart - Live At Royal Albert Hall

      Mitch Woods - A Tip Of The Hat To Fats

      Tommy Castro & The Pain Killers - Killin' It Live



      Historical Or Vintage Recording



      Henry Townsend - Mule

      Henry Townsend And
      Roosevelt Sykes – Blues Piano and Guitar Washington University 1973

      Magic Slim & The Teardrops - I'm Gonna Play The Blues

      Jody Williams - In Session 1954-1962: Diary Of A Chicago Bluesman

      Chris Youlden &The Slammers

      New Artist Debut Album


      Katie Henry - High Road

      Russ Green - City Soul

      Sister Suzie - Ain't No Lady

      The Bennett Brothers - Not Made For Hire

      Tiffany Pollack &
      Eric Johanson - Blues In My Blood



      Blues Band


      JP Soars & The Red Hots

      Anthony Geraci & The Boston Blues All-Stars

      Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones

      Sugaray Rayford Band

      Tommy Castro & The Pain Killers

      Nick Moss Band Band featuring
      Dennis Gruenling


      Male Blues Artist


      John Primer

      Mark Hummel

      Sugaray Rayford

      Brandon Santini

      Anthony Geraci

      Toronzo Cannon



      Female Blues Artist


      Mary Lane

      Dawn Tyler Watson

      Fiona Boyes

      Teeny Tucker

      Vanessa Collier

      Maria Muldaur

      Sean Costello Rising Star Award

      Jontavious Willis

      Whitney Shay

      Ben Rice

      Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

      Jeremiah Johnson

      Lindsay Beaver
      I Love The Life I Live, I Live The Life I Love (Muddy Waters)