Author: Matt Marshall

Matt Marshall is the publisher of American Blues Scene Magazine and owns Bluescentric.com the shop for Blues, Soul, and Rock n Roll -- authentic music t-shirts where every sale pays artist's estates directly.

The 36th Blues Music Award WINNERS will be announced in this thread and live on Twitter! And if you enjoyed our live coverage tonight and our new website redesign, we put the same hard work, effort, and excitement into a bold and vivid print magazine made just for blues fans… it even features an advice column from now-BB King Entertainer of the YEAR Bobby Rush!!! Subscribe now to start getting the very BEST in the blues delivered hot and fresh to your door. FINAL UPDATE 11:41 WITH ALL WINNERS B.B. King Entertainer Bobby Rush Elvin Bishop John Németh Rick Estrin Sugaray Rayford Band Elvin Bishop…

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Randy Chortkoff, founder, president and CEO of Delta Groove Productions, passed away today at 8:40am in Los Angeles at the age of 65. A highly successful entrepreneur outside of the music business, Chortkoff simultaneously followed his true passion as a music producer, performer, and promoter for two decades before founding Delta Groove Productions almost 15 years ago. Delta Groove was his labor of love, a culmination of a lifelong devotion to traditional blues and roots music. Through his vision and leadership, the company quickly rose to its current position as an industry leader, encompassing Delta Groove Records, Eclecto-Groove Records, No…

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