"Hugely entertaining, intelligently conceived and executed roots rock with a wickedly cool and otherworldly twist on tradition. Estrin’s harp work is masterful." –Living Blues

ICYMI - Rick Estrin & the Nightcats On Can't Stop The Blues

Rick Estrin & the Nightcats are nominated in the following categories:

Traditional Blues CD
Traditional Band
Producer/Engineer - Kid Andersen
Traditional Blues Song - Root of All Evil

Voting is open NOW until till Midnight on August 31 2020.

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Congratulations Rick Estrin On Your 2020 Blues Music Award!

Rick Estrin & the Nightcats Lead the Way in the 2020 Blues Foundation Nominations

The Blues Foundation has announced the nominees for the 41st Blues Music Awards.   Rick Estrin and his band The Nightcats topped the list with eight nominations!

Band of the Year - Rick Estrin & the Nightcats
Contemporary Blues Album of the Year - Contemporary
Song of the Year - "Resentment File"
B.B. King Entertainer of the Year - Rick Estrin
Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year - Rick Estrin
Instrumentalist: Harmonica - Rick Estrin
Instrumentalist: Guitar - Christoffer “Kid” Andersen
Instrumentalist: Drums - Derrick D’Mar Martin

Voting is now open to current members of the Foundation.  Once you join or renew, you will receive a link to your BMA ballot. Voting closes at 5 p.m. CST on Friday, February 28, 2020.

Please Note:  The Blues Music Awards presentation has been cancelled.  Blues Foundation Statement

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