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SHEMEKIA COPELAND NAMED BLUES ARTIST OF THE YEAR, UNCIVIL WAR NAMED BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR BY DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE

[07/29/2021]
DownBeat magazine has named celebrated singer Shemekia Copeland as its Blues Artist Of The Year, and her groundbreaking 2020 release Uncivil War as the Blues Album Of The Year in the magazine's just-released 69th Annual Critics' Poll. According to Copeland,


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FIVE ALLIGATOR RECORDS ARTISTS RECEIVE EIGHT 2021 LIVING BLUES AWARDS

[07/12/2021]
Living Blues magazine has announced the winners of the 2021 Living Blues Critics' Awards and Readers' Awards. This year, five Alligator Records artists received four Critics' Awards and four Readers' Awards.

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EIGHT ALLIGATOR ARTISTS RECEIVE ELEVEN BLUES BLAST AWARD NOMINATIONS

[07/06/2021]
On Monday, July 5, Blues Blast Magazine announced the nominees for the 14th Annual Blues Blast Music Awards. This year, eight Alligator Records artists received eleven Blues Blast Award nominations.

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NEW ALLIGATOR RECORDS ALBUM, "TOMMY CASTRO PRESENTS A BLUESMAN CAME TO TOWN" SET FOR SEPTEMBER 17 RELEASE

[06/28/2021]
On Friday, September 17, Alligator Records will release Tommy Castro Presents A Bluesman Came To Town, the trailblazing new album from internationally beloved blues rocker Tommy Castro.

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ALLIGATOR RECORDS SIGNS TEXAS GUITAR SLINGER CAROLYN WONDERLAND

[06/24/2021]
Alligator Records is pleased to announce the signing of Texas guitar slinger, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Carolyn Wonderland. Her music includes a bold mix of timeless original songs and reinventions of some of her favorites, ranging from blistering electric blues to deep, heartfelt ballads to cosmic country to soulful Tex-Mex.

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