Radio IDL

Friday,  May 2

6:00  Out Cold

7:30  David Dover

9:00  James Groves

Saturday,  May 3

11:00  Dylan Whitney

12:30  Big Daddy

  2:00  3rd Degree

  3:30  Black Kat Benders

  5:00  Big Tree

  6:30  Steve Pryor

  8:00  Joe Louis Walker

  9:30  Popa Chubby

Soft White Sixties
Beau Roberson, Wink Burcham, Paul Benjaman

Blues Music Awards Nominees

2014 – 35th Blues Music Awards


The Blues Foundation is pleased to announce the nominees for the 35th Blues Music Awards, which we will present at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, TN, on Thursday, May 8, 2014


Acoustic Album

Doug MacLeod, There’s a Time

Guy Davis featuring Fabrizio Poggi, Juba dance

Harrison Kennedy, Soulscape

Rory Block, Avalon

The Hound Kings, Unleashed

Acoustic Artist

Doug MacLeod

Guy Davis

Harrison Kennedy

Little G Weevil

Rory Block


Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!

Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia, James Harman, Remembering Little Walter

Buddy Guy, Rhythm & Blues

James Cotton, Cotton Mouth Man

Lurrie Bell, Blues in My Soul

B.B. King Entertainer
Bobby Rush
Buddy Guy
John Németh
Kim Wilson
Rick Estrin
Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials
Rick Estrin & the Night Cats
Tedeschi Trucks Band
The Mannish Boys
Trampled Under Foot
Best New Artist Debut
Adrianna Marie and Her Groovecutters, Double Crossing Blues
Clay Swafford, Rooster
Gracie Curran & the High Falutin’ Band, Proof Of Love
Paul Gabriel, What’s The Chance…
Shawn Holt & the Teardrops, Daddy Told Me
Valerie June, Pushin Against A Stone
Historical Album
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus – Legacy Recordings
Freddie King The Complete King/Federal Singles – Real Gone Music
Roosevelt Sykes The Original Honeydripper – Blind Pig Records
The Jewel/Paula Blues Story – Fuel Records
The Sun Blues Box – Bear Family
Bill Stuve
Bob Stroger
Danielle Schnebelen
Larry Taylor
Patrick Rynn
Cedric Burnside
Jimi Bott
Kenny Smith
Tom Hambridge
Tony Braunagel
Anson Funderburgh
Gary Clark, Jr.
Kid Andersen
Lurrie Bell
Ronnie Earl
Brandon Santini
Charlie Musselwhite
James Cotton
Kim Wilson
Rick Estrin
Big James Montgomery
Eddie Shaw
Jimmy Carpenter
Sax Gordon
Terry Hanck
Koko Taylor Award (Traditional Blues Female)
Diunna Greenleaf
Lavelle White
Teeny Tucker
Trudy Lynn
Zora Young
Pinetop Perkins Piano Player
Barrellhouse Chuck
Dave Keyes
Marcia Ball
Mike Finnigan
Victor Wainwright
Rock Blues Album of the Year
Mike Zito & the Wheel, Gone to Texas
Tedeschi Trucks Band, Made Up Mind
The Rides, Can’t Get Enough
Toronzo Cannon, John The Conquer Root
Walter Trout, Luther’s Blues
Blues in My Soul, Lurrie Bell , Lurrie Bell
He Was There, Cotton, Hambridge & Fleming, James Cotton
That’s When The Blues Begins, James Goode, Ruff Kutt Blues Band
The Entitled Few, Doug MacLeod, Doug MacLeod
The Night The Pie Factory Burned Down, Johnny Sansone, Johnny Sansone
Contemporary Blues Album
Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!
Brandon Santini, This Time Another Year
Buddy Guy, Rhythm & Blues
Cyril Neville, Magic Honey
Trampled Under Foot, Badlands
Contemporary Blues Female Artist
Ana Popovic
Beth Hart
Bettye LaVette
Candye Kane
Susan Tedeschi
Contemporary Blues Male Artist
Buddy Guy
Gary Clark, Jr.
Johnny Sansone
Kim Wilson
Otis Taylor
Blue Star Connection – Live at Knuckleheads (The Healers)
High John Records – Time Brings About a Change (Floyd Dixon)
J&R Adventures – An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House (Joe Bonamassa)
Ruf Records – Songs from the Road (Royal Southern Brotherhood)
Shake-It-Sugar Records – Live (Murali Coryell)
Soul Blues Album
Bobby Rush, Down In Louisiana
Dave Keller, Soul Changes
Frank Bey & Anthony Paule Band, Soul For Your Blues
Johnny Rawls, Remembering O. V.
Otis Clay, Truth Is (Putting Love Back Into The Music)
Soul Blues Female Artist
Barbara Carr
Denise LaSalle
Dorothy Moore
Irma Thomas
Sista Monica
Soul Blues Male Artist
Bobby Rush
Frank Bey
John Nemeth
Johnny Rawls
Otis Clay
Traditional Blues Album
Barrelhouse Chuck & Kim Wilson’s Blues All-Stars, Driftin’ From Town To Town
Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia, James Harman, Remembering Little Walter
James Cotton, Cotton Mouth Man
Lurrie Bell, Blues In My Soul
The Cash Box Kings, Black Toppin’
Traditional Blues Male Artist
Anson Funderburgh
Billy Boy Arnold
James Cotton
John Primer
Lurrie Bell

Blues Definition: blo͞oz  plural noun:  the blues

Wide genres of melancholic music of American folk origin, typically in a twelve-bar sequence. It developed in the rural southern US toward the end of the 19th century, finding a wider audience in the 1940s. Later, urban blues gave rise to rhythm and blues and rock and roll. 
Genres of blues – Acid blues, African blues, Blues-rock, Blues shouter, Boogie-woogie, British blues, Canadian blues, Chicago blues, Classic female blues, Contemporary R&B, Country blues, Delta blues, Detroit blues, Electric Blues, Gospel blues, Hill country blues, Hokum blues, Jazz blues, Jump blues, Kansas City blues, Louisiana blues, Memphis blues, Piano blues, Piedmont blues, Punk blues, Rhythm and blues, Soul blues, St. Louis blues, Swamp blues, Texas blues and West Coast blues
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