Blues Music AwardsCongratulations to the Ragpicker String Band for their nomination in this year’s Blues Music Awards! The band has earned a nomination for Acoustic Album of the year.-  This nomination was given for the debut album by the group, though the combined members of this “acoustic music dream team” (Rich DelGrosso, Mary Flower and Martin Grosswendt) have previously earned a whopping nine BMA nominations.

The Blues Music Awards (formerly known as the W.C. Handy Awards) are universally recognized as the highest honor given to Blues artists. And best of all, you can vote in the awards process! Visit The Blues Foundation to join, and then this link to vote once you are a member. Voting is open now through March 1.

The Blues Foundation will present the 37th Blues Music Awards on May 5th at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, TN. Stay tuned!