A very big thank you to the Cascade Blues Association members for the 2015 Muddy Award nominations this year! Some amazing talent on the list as always, and it is a true honor to be recognized along side these deserving musicians that we deeply respect and look up to. In all we were nominated for 3 awards…Contemporary Blues Act, Bass (Allen Markel), and Drums (Don Shultz). Also, 3 members of our big band were nominated as well, Steve Kerin (keys), Joe McCarthy (trumpet), and Brad Ulrich (sax). Only Cascade Blues Association members can vote, so if you aren’t a member and would like to join, please visit http://cascadebluesassociation.org/about/join-the-cba/ The award ceremony will be held on Wednesday, November 4 at the Melody Ballroom.