On Thursday, May 7 the Blues Foundation awarded Alligator recording artist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr. (of Buckwheat Zydeco) the award for Best Instrumentalist - Accordion. The band recently won the Grammy Award in the Zydeco category for its Alligator debut, Lay Your Burden Down.
The Blues Music Awards are recognized as the highest honor given to blues artists.
BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO Instrumentalist Of The Year - Other (Accordion)
Buckwheat Zydeco will be the featured artists this weekend (Nov 11 -12) on the nationally syundicated radio program The House of Blues Radio Hour. The HOB Radio Hour is syndicated on over 200 stations nationwide. To find your local affiliate or for additional information see www.thebluesmobile.com