We recently posted this list on the CBA Facebook page. It received a thankful response from so many that we thought we would run it in the BluesNotes, too This list is a compilation of regional musicians who were nominated for the 2013 Muddy Awards. Though the final ballot is limited to only a few in each category, all of the following artists were recognized by our members in the ballots returned to us for nominations in the first round.

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 The Soulful Giving Foundation will be holding their fourth annual Artful Giving event on Saturday, July 27th on the grounds of Junki and Linda Yoshida’s private estate with Andy Carson, KPTV news & weather reporter acting as master of ceremonies. The Soulful Giving Foundation is a non-profit focused on cancer research, care and treatment within the local region. Proceeds from this event benefit Randall’s Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel.

This event has a spectacular musical line-up that includes New Orleans’ premier funk band Ivan Neville’s Dumpstafunk; the soul, funk and Motown flavors of Mingo Fishtrap; San Francisco Read more