On Halloween, Oct. 31, 2013 the Blues Blast Music Awards ceremonies will be held at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago. The Hoodoo Voodoo will be in the air. Spirits of bluesmen past might be haunting this occasion.
This show is open to the public for a fee of $35.00. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and show starts at 6:00 p.m. Seating is first come first served.
There will be a ton of musicians performing at this event. Most or all of the artists will be up for awards. Considering all the entertainment, the cost isn’t too bad.
Among those performing include:
Albert Castiglia – Blues Rock Album
Andy Poxon – Sean Costello Rising Star Award
Andy T & Nick Nixon Band – New Artist Debut Release
Bob Corritore – Traditional Blues Album
Brandon Santini – Sean Costello Rising Star Award
Doug Deming - Sean Costello Rising Star Award
Doug MacLeod - Traditional Blues Album, Song of the Year and Male Blues Artist
Eddie Shaw & the 757 Allstars - Traditional Blues Album
Teeny Tucker Band – Female Blues Artist
James Buddy Rogers - New Artist Debut Release
Kevin Selfe - Sean Costello Rising Star Award
Big Joe Maher
Cash Box Kings – Blues Band of the Year, Traditional Blues Album
Mike Wheeler Band - Sean Costello Rising Star Award, New Artist Debut Release
Mud Morganfield – Male Blues Artist
Sena Ehrhardt – Song of the Year, Sean Costello Rising Star Award
Shaun Murphy Band – Contemporary Blues Album, Female Blues Artist
Little Joe McLerran – Traditional Blues Album
Eddie Shaw and Bob Koester will be receiving Life Time Achievement Awards.
How can you go wrong with this group? There's Big Joe and Little Joe, Teeny Tucker and Mud.