Blues Music Awards & Delta Groove Showcase – 2008

The Blues Foundation presented the 2008 Blues Music Awards at the Grand Casino in Tunica, Mississippi on May 8, 2008, with a special awards dinner the night before. It was a spectacular gathering of all aspects of the blues family. The day afterwards, Randy Chortkoff presented the 3rd Annual Delta Groove Showcase at Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale. Please enjoy these photos which capture just a small part of these amazing proceedings.

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Dave Riley & Bob Corritore Performing at the BMAs
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Bob Corritore & Chris James
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Koko Taylor Grooving to the Music With Eyes Shut
(Photo by Beth Lipham)

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 Paul Benjamin, Bill Wax, Steve Simon
Suited Up For The Blues
(Photo Courtesy of Steve Simon)

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Kim Danielson & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Dusty Blues)

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Magic Slim & Kim Danielson
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Priscilla Hernandez & Sheila Wax
(Photo by Dusty Blues)

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Diunna Greenleaf
(Photo by Arnie Goodman)

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Bob Stroger
(Photo by Arnie Goodman)

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Kim Danielson & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Art Tipaldi)

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Dave Gross & Gina Sicilia
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Big George Brock
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Nora Jean Bruso & Bobby Rush
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Sam Lay
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Denise LaSalle & Sharrie Williams
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Pam & Bob Margolin
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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James Segrest & Mark Hoffman, Co-Authors of the Howlin’ Wolf Bio Moanin’ At Midnight
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Jerry Del Giudice & Edward Campbell of Blind Pig Records
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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(Photos by Bob Corritore)

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Scott Cable & John Németh
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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(Photos by Bob Corritore)

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Charlie Hussey Interviewing Bob Corritore
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Sam Carr
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Tomcat Courtney
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Super Chikan
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Mrs. & Mr. V (Who Host a Blues Radio Show in Houston, TX)
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Nappy Brown & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Kim Danielson)

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Nappy Brown on the Ground
(Photo by Arnie Goodman)

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Ground Zero Blues Club, Location of the 3rd Annual Delta Groove Showcase
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Carol Fran & Bob Corritore at the 3rd Annual Delta Groove Showcase

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Super Chikan at the 3rd Annual Delta Groove Showcase
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Phillip Walker & Debbie Davies
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Mikey Junior, Marco Pandolfi, Bob Corritore at the Delta Groove Showcase at Ground Zero in Clarksdale, MS
(Photo by Gina Sicilia)

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Tony Baunagel
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Dave Riley & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Tim Holek)

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Patrick Rynn at Ground Zero
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Evan Caleb
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Kirk Fletcher, Phillip Walker, Broadway Tucker, Paris Slim at Ground Zero
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Tomcat Courtney at Ground Zero
(Photo by Aigars Lapsa)

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Cedric Burnside & Lightnin’ Malcolm Outside Ground Zero
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Dave Riley & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Pat Delmar)

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Marco Pandolfi
(Photo by Jen Taylor & Scott Allen of Vividpix.com)

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Deak Harp Outside Ground Zero
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Cedric Burnside
(Photo by Arnie Goodman)

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