Monday, June 20, 2011

Damon Fowler nominated for two Blues Blast Music Awards; headlining Sugar Shack Mondays tonight at Aces in Bradenton

Damon Fowler/Blind Pig Records

Blind Pig recording artist and Bradenton Beach resident Damon Fowler has been nominated for a Blues Blast Music Award in the Contemporary Blues CD category. He's up against superstar Buddy Guy and Sugar Shack Monday's debut guest JP Soars, among others.

Both Fowler and Gina Sicilia, last week's Sugar Shack Monday guest, have been nominated for the Sean Costello Rising Star Award.

From the press release issued this morning:
In early May, a group of Blues music industry professionals including music critics, journalists, festival promoters, music venue managers, musicians and other Blues music industry professionals nominated the best of 2011 Blues music in eight categories.

Voting to determine the winners begins July 1, 2011 and continues until August 31st, 2011 on our website at Voting is open to anyone who is a Blues Blast Magazine subscriber. Subscriptions are FREE and you are automatically signed up as part of the voting process on our website.

The 2011 Blues Blast Music Awards ceremonies will be held at Buddy Guys’ Legends in Chicago, Illinois, October 27th, 2011. The awards ceremony will feature music by some of the artists nominated. Tickets for the event will go on sale in mid August at

Click for complete list of nominees and listening links.

This week's edition of Damon Fowler's Sugar Shack Monday at Aces Live in Bradenton features the Damon Fowler Group with special guest Ed Zeppelin.

What's Ed Zeppelin?

A killer side-project full of surprises that Fowler has maintained for years.

Damon Fowler's Sugar Shack Monday
Showcasing the best in touring talent
8:30 p.m. Mon., June 20 with
Damon Fowler Group 
and special guest Ed Zeppelin
No cover

Click to watch the performances and my interviews with Fowler and others in Ed Zeppelin 
8:30 p.m. Monday, June20

Watch live streaming video from sugarshackmonday at

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