Blues Music Awards – 2009

The 2009 Blues Music Awards took place in Memphis, Tennessee at the Cook Convention Center on May 7th. It is the greatest annual gather place for those of us in the blues music industry. Please enjoy these photos from the event and from the Hall of Fame Dinner the night before. Thanks to the Blues Foundation for hosting this wonderful event.

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Bobby Rush & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Kim Danielson)


Koko Taylor beeing escorted onstage by Randy Chortkoff
Though we didn’t know at the time, this would be Koko’s last performance.
(Photo by Arnie Goodman)


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Chris James, Bob Corritore, and Patrick Rynn kicking off the proceedings with their performance at the BMAs
(Photo by Bob Sekinger)


Bob Corritore
(Photo by Dusty Scott)


Bob Corritore
(Photo by David Blake)


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Kim Danielson, Linda Porter, Ria McKaie
(Photo by Bob Corritore)


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Steven Seagal & Pete Carlson of Stagebrush Productions
(Photo by Bob Corritore)


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Andy McKaie, Bruce Iglauer, Bruce Bromberg
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Chris James & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Kim Danielson)


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Rich DelGrosso & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Kim Danielson)

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Harmonica Players Bob Corritore, Steve Guyger, Annie Raines
(Photo by Kim Danielson)

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Pinetop Perkins & Kim Danielson
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Bob & Linda Porter Displaying Hall of Fame Award
(Photo by Bob Corritore)


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Bob Corritore & Big Pete Pearson
(Photo by Kim Danielson)


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Patrick Rynn
(Photo by Bob Corritore)


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Johnny Rawls & Family
(Photo by Bob Corritore)



30th Annual Blues Music Awards Emblem
(Photo by David Blake)

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Lil’ Ed Williams
(Photo by David Blake)


Bill Wax & B.B. King
(Photo by David Blake)


Steve Guyger
(Photo by David Blake)


Bill Gibson
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Bonnie Rait & B.B. King
(Photo by David Blake)


B.B. King & Janiva Magness
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)


Kim Danielson, Bob Corritore, Candye Kane
(Photo by Donna Johnston)



Goodbye, Koko. We love you.
(Photo by Bob Sekinger)

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