Blues Music Awards – 2011

Each May, blues lovers gather in Memphis, TN for the greatest industry party of the year, known as the Blues Music Awards, or BMAs! Please enjoy these fun party and performance photos. Thank you to the Blues Foundation Members for voting Bob Corritore & Friends Harmonica Blues on the Delta Groove label as the “Best Historical Blues Release.”

Bob Corritore & Willie “Big Eyes” Smith Performing in Tribute to Pinetop Perkins at the 2011 Blues Music Awards

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Bob Corritore

Candye Kane & Karen Lovely
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Denise LaSalle
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Bob Corritore & Ricky Stevens

Matt & Nikki Hill
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Bob Margolin & Bob Corritore

Joe Louis Walker & Friend
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Bruce Bromberg & Robert Cray
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Bruce Bromberg & Family at the Hall of Fame Dinner
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Bruce Bromberg After Being Inducted to Blues Hall of Fame
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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John Hammond Jr, Wife Maria, Bob Corritore

Bobby Bland & Wife
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Denise LaSalle & Valerie June
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Valerie June & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Bob Corritore & Tail Dragger

Hugh Souther (of Blue Mountain Artists) & Date
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Paul Oscher & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Valerie June)

Bob Corritore, Valerie June, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith

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Chicago Ambassadors – Bruce Iglauer, Dick Shurman, Zora Young
(Photo by Amy Brat)

Gina Siccilia, Shelia Wax, Priscilla Hernandez
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Valerie June & Michael Powers of Yellow Dog Records
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Magic Slim & Bob Corritore

Jon McDonald & Tail Dragger

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Bob Corritore, Zac Harmon, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Bob Stroger

Heidi Knochenhauer on Beale Street

Valerie June Performing at B.B. King’s

Bob Corritore, Steve Mariner, Bob Margolin

Big Lou & Bob Corritore

The Lovely Trophy Presenters Backstage at the BMAs
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Actor Jason Lee & Bob Corritore

Bob Corritore & Sonny Rhodes

Randy Chortkoff & Kelly Davis
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

Rick Estrin & John Hammond Jr.

Valerie June & Bob Corritore

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Randy Chortkoff Accepting the Award for Delta Groove for Bob Corritore Harmonica Blues!
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Jason Lee & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Bob Corritore Calling Willie “Big Eyes” Smith to the Stage for a Pinetop Perkins Tribute
(Photo by Joe Dempsey)

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Magic Slim

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Bob Corritore & Dorothy Moore
(Photo by Amy Brat)

Pal Benjamin, Guitar Shorty, Eddie Shaw, Tail Dragger, Bob Corritore

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Tail Dragger, Valerie June, Bob Corritore, Kirk Fletcher

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Gina Sicilia, Laura Chavez, Dar Lopez, Valerie June
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Amy Brat & Bill Wax
(Photo Courtesy of Amy Brat)

 

Eddie Shaw
(Photos by Dusty Scott)

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Buddy Guy
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Arthur Adams
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Robert “Nighthawk” Tooms
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Tony Rogers Accepting a BMA For His Late Wife Robin
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Smokin’ Joe Kubek & B’Nois King
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Bob Stroger
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Eddie Shaw
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Finis Tasby of The Mannish Boys
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Janiva Magness
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Ted Robinson
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Willie J. Campbell, Bassist of The Mannish Boys
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Denise LaSalle
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Bob Margolin & Matt Hill
(Photo by Marilyn Stringer)

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Reba Russell
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Steve Miller
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Curtis Salgado & Derek Trucks
(Photo by Amy Brat)

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Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Bob Margolin, Candye Kane, Bob Corritore
(Photo Courtesy of Candye Kane)

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Goodbye to our friend Willie “Big Eyes” Smith.

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