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.”

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

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Bob Corritore

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Candye Kane & Karen Lovely
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Denise LaSalle
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Bob Corritore & Ricky Stevens

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Matt & Nikki Hill
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Bob Margolin & Bob Corritore

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Joe Louis Walker & Friend
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Bruce Bromberg & Robert Cray
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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

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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

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Bobby Bland & Wife
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Denise LaSalle & Valerie June
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Valerie June & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Bob Corritore & Tail Dragger

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

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Paul Oscher & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Valerie June)

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

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Kate Moss & Amy Brat
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Pass for Hall of Fame Dinner the Night Before the BMAs

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

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

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

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Magic Slim & Bob Corritore

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Jon McDonald & Tail Dragger

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

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Heidi Knochenhauer on Beale Street

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Valerie June Performing at B.B. King’s

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Bob Corritore, Steve Mariner, Bob Margolin

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Cam Hayden & Carol Deen of Edmonton’s LaBatt Blues Festival
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Johnny Rawls, Joe Louis Walker, Unidentified Woman, Scrap Iron (Former Valey for Little Milton)
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Big Lou & Bob Corritore

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

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Actor Jason Lee & Bob Corritore

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Bob Corritore & Sonny Rhodes

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Randy Chortkoff & Kelly Davis
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Rick Estrin & John Hammond Jr.

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Janiva Magness & Daughter Jacqueline Krain
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Valerie June & Bob Corritore

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Photo of the Jumbotron Announcing Upcoming Performances
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Bob Stroger, Amy Brat, Bob Corritore
(Photo by Amy Brat)

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Bob Corritore & Brad Vickers

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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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Bill Dahl, John Broven (Standing), Arthur Adams, Amy Brat, Unknown
(Photo Courtesy of Amy Brat)

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Amy Brat & Bruce Iglauer
(Photo Courtesy of Amy Brat)

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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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Bob Corritore, Steve Mariner, Bob Margolin

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Bob Corritore & Willie “Big Eyes” Smith on the Jumbotron!
(Photo by Javik Smith)

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Magic Slim

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Bob Corritore & Dorothy Moore
(Photo by Amy Brat)

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Bob Corritore Performing “1815 West Roosevelt” With Eddie Shaw, Jimi Bott, Chris James, Patrick Rynn, David Maxwell

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Bob Corritore, Eddie Shaw, Chris James
(Photo by Lothar Dornieden)

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Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Chris James, Bob Corritore
(Photo by Lothar Dornieden)

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Chris James & Bob Corritore

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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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Dar Lopez & Lisa Stark
(Photo by Amy Brat)

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

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Eddie Shaw
(Photos by Dusty Scott)

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Willie “Big Eyes” Smith
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Jimi Bott
(Photo by Dusty Scott)

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Kirk Fletcher & Rick Estrin
(Photo 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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Big Head Todd
(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)

Vizztone Champagne Toast

VizzTone Toast Credits (Left to Right)
Mark Pucci, Peter Parcek, Mitch Woods, Andy Stahl, Chris O’Leary, Frank Ingrao, Liz DiGiorgio, Valerie June, Cinda Waterman, Chris DiFrancesco, Bob Corritore, Amy Brat, Bob Margolin, Deb Lubin, George Skaubitis, Gina Sicilia, Dave Gross, Dick Waterman, Richard Rosenblatt, Gaye Adegbalola, Monique Berkowitz, EG Kight
(Photo by Donovan Allen)

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Goodbye to our friend Willie “Big Eyes” Smith.

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