Tonight is the Blues Music Awards. Keep your fingers crossed for Fresh! From Reference Recordings artist, Doug MacLeod!
Once again, The Blues Music Awards will be broadcast live in their entirety on Sirius XM’s B.B. King’s Bluesville. The next best thing to being there. They will be broadcast on public television later in the year.
The 2011 show will follow the format of the critically-acclaimed shows of recent years. More than 65 nominees attend and the night is filled with their appearances and performances in a cabaret setting in the Convention Center’s ballroom.
The event brings together Blues performers, industry representatives and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year. Each year, the Foundation present The Blues Music Awards to the artists selected by its members. They are universally recognized as the highest honor given to Blues artists.
Doug MacLeod is a nominee for the Acoustic Artist of the Year Award.