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THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES FOR THE WEEKEND OF DECEMBER 9-10, 2017 The Grammy nominations were just announced and the big event will take place Sunday, January 28th….Here are the nominations for the Blues Categories… In Category number 49, the Best Traditional Blues Album…Stop me if you know any of these… Migration Blues - Eric Bibb Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio – Elvin Bishop Trio Roll and Tumble – R.L. Boyce Sonny and Brownie’s Last Train – Guy Davis Blues and Lonesome – The Rolling Stones In category number 50, Best Contemporary Blues Album Robert Cray and Hi Rhythm – Robert Cray and Hi Rhythm Recorded Live in Lafayette – Sonny Landreath TajMo – Taj Mahal and Keb Mo Got Soul – Robert Randolph and The Family Band Live From The Fox Oakland – Tedeschi Trucks Band Again, the Grammy program will take place Sunday, January 28th in New York City…. BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM According to, Sylvan Songs Records will release a BCD as a tribute to the late great Elmore James.  The release date is January 26th, and it’s a tribute album to the King of the Slide Guitarist in celebrate to his 100th birthday.  It will have 13 tracks and some of the artists that will be on the BCD are Bettye LaVette, Keb Mo, Billy Gibbons, Warren Haynes and many more.  The title of the BCD is Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James.  Elmore played with the famed and mysterious Robert Johnson, and he was doing Electric before anybody was doing Electric….We have a link to this article on the BluesNews Page at… BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM And, we’ve been talking about what to get that special person for Christmas….Well, I was playing golf with a guy name Pete Smith a few weeks ago.  He’s a former major league pitcher for the Atlanta Braves.  He gave me some information of what you can get your dad, granddad, son, daughter, or anyone that loves the game of baseball.  Here’s Pete…. (Sound By Pete Smith) What a great idea for your dad, granddad, son, daughter…..That would be really cool, and you can do this for any major league team.  Great Christmas gift idea, if you love the game of baseball… BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM BLUESTIMEINTHECITY.COM WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:
Tue Dec 12 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Buddy Guy’s Legends
Thur & Fri Dec 14-15 Shemekia Copeland New York City TBA
Sat Dec 16 Shemekia Copeland Albany NY TBA
Sat Dec 16 T.K. Soul West Monroe LA Monroe Convention Ctr
Sat Dec 16 Bobby Rush Big Bill Morganfield Decatur GA Vista Room
Sat Dec 16 O.B. Buchana L.J. Echols Clarksdale MS Clarksdale Civic Center
Sun Dec 17 T.K. Soul Lenny Williams Doug E. Fresh Southaven MS Landers Center
Sun Dec 17 Nellie Tiger Travis Many Others Houston Sheraton Hotel (Tribute to Big Cnythia
Wed Dec 20 Nellie Tiger Travis Maywood IL T and JJ’s
Fri Dec 22 T.K. Soul Sumter SC Sumter Civic Center
Fri Dec 22 L.J. Echols Fat Daddy Killeen TX Live Nightclub
Sat Dec 23 T.K. Soul Shreveport LA Municipal Auditorium
Sat Dec 23 Mr. Sipp Vicksburg MS Bottleneck Blues Bar
Sat Dec 23 Sweet Angel Ripley TN Chocolate City
Thur Dec 28 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Kingston Mines
Fri Dec 29 Willie Clayton Montgomery AL  
Fri Dec 29 Nelson Curry Greensboro AL  
Fri Dec 29 Latimore Sir Charles Jones Calvin Richardson Nellie Tiger Travis Theodis Ealey Bishop Bullwinkle Birmingham AL Boutwell Auditorium
Sat Dec 30 Peggy Scott Adams Bobby Rush Omar Cunningham Calvin Richardson Jackson MS Mississippi Coliseum
Sat Dec 30 Nellie Tiger Travis Atlanta GA/College Park GIC Convention Ctr
Sat Dec 30 Kenne Wayne Quincy FL LR’s Sports BAr
Sun Dec 31 T.K. Soul Wendell B Sir Charles Jones Priscilla Price Detroit MI Detroit Rescue Mission
Sun Dec 31 Willie Clayton Greenville MS TBA
Sun Dec 31 Nelson Curry Mobile AL TBA
Thur Jan 4 Buddy Guy Bobby Rush Chicago IL Buddy Guy’s Legend
Sun Jan 7 Sweet Angel East St. Louis IL Candlelight Banquet Hall
Sat Jan 13 Lenny Williams Lacee Omar Cunningham Big Pokey Maurice Wynn Weldon NC Halifax Community Drive
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