For the 40th year, the Blues Music Awards will present a one-of-a-kind gathering of renowned performers and rising stars who reflect the breadth and variety of talent found in today’s blues music scene. Universally recognized as the top accolade for blues musicians, the BMAs annually honor the past year’s exceptional achievements in performances, recordings, and songwriting, along with serving to sustain the blues’ rich cultural traditions.

Demonstrating that the Edinburgh Blues Club attracts many of the best American Blues Artists, this year 3 acts to perform at the club have been nominated:

BB King Entertainer of The Year
Song of The Year for Angelina, Angelina” written by Anthony Geraci sung by Sugaray Rayford
Soul/ Blues Male Artist of The Year

Sugaray performs on Edinburgh Blues Club on Tuesday 15 January 2019 at The Voodoo Rooms

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 7:30 PM GMT / doors @ 7:00 PM
SugarRay Rayford and Bourbon Street 5
at The Voodoo Rooms – Edinburgh,{4}
£17.00 Get Tickets >>

Contemporary Blues Male Artist Of The Year: Rick Estrin
Best Instrumentalist – Guitar: Kid Andersen

Rick and Kid perform at Edinburgh Blues Club at Stramash on Wednesday 23 January 2019

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 7:00 PM GMT / doors @ 6:45 PM
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats
at Stramash – Edinburgh,{4}
£17.00 Get Tickets >>

Contemporary Blues Female Artist Of The Year
Contemporary Blues Album Of The Year: America’s Child
Album Of The Year: America’s Child
Song Of The Year: Ain’t Got Time For Hate (by John Hahn & Will Kimbrough)
Best Instrumentalist – Vocals

Shemekia appears at The Edinburgh Blues Club at Stramash on Tuesday 7 May 2019

Tuesday, May 07, 2019 7:00 PM BST / doors @ 7:00 PM
Shemekia Copeland
at Stramash – Edinburgh,{4}
£17.00 Get Tickets >>

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