Nominations for the 14th Annual Maple Blues Awards have been announced JJ GREY & MOFRO have been nominated for Canada's top blues award -- The BB King International Artist of the Year Award.
The winners will be announced at the Annual Maple Blues Awards Gala in Toronto on Jan 17, 2011.
Voting is open from now thru Dec 11th to anyone across Canada with a valid email address. All you need to do is register here http://www.mapleblues.ca/vote.aspx
The Maple Blues Awards is Canada’s national blues awards program. Its goal is to promote blues music across Canada, and to recognize outstanding achievement in the field. See More http://www.mapleblues.ca/vote.aspxThe www.mapleblues.ca
The only thing better than playing at Austin City Limits is playing there in perfect fall weather. We hit the stage at noon tomorrow but they're gonna webcast us from 3-4:00pm (central). Bring your lunch or take a late one so you don't miss out! http://www.aclfestival.com/webcast/
Good news! If you missed JJ on NPR's "All Thing's Considered" Saturday afternoon then fret no more because it's now archived on their site. JJ talks about his musical influences, his writing process, the making of Georgia Warhorse, plus plays a solo acoustic performance of "Hide and Seek." Hear it all ... http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130217983&ref=nf
Y'all gotta hear this outstanding in-studio performance by JJ Grey & Mofro at Denver/Boulder's KBCO Live from Studio C. Wait 'til you hear JJ and the guys tear it up on "Hide & Seek" and "All" http://www.kbco.com/pages/studiocondemand_gl.html?feed=225210&article=7657838
This coming Saturday afternoon, Oct 2nd, JJ will be featured in a segment on National Public Radio's flagship radio program All Things Considered. All Things Considered airs on over 560 radio stations and reaches an audience well into the millions everyday. For additional info or to find the station and air time in your market, see www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=2