12.12.13 Get Up! Nominated for Two Blues Music Awards

by kevin

Get Up! Nominated for Two Blues Music Awards

Get Up! has been nominated for Album of the Year & Contemporary Blues Album of the Year by The Blues Foundation.

https://www.blues.org/bluesmusicawards/nominees.php#ref=bluesmusicawards...

Blues Music Awards Nominees 2014 - 35th Blues Music Awards

Album
Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!
Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia, James Harman, Remembering Little Walter
Buddy Guy, Rhythm & Blues
James Cotton, Cotton Mouth Man
Lurrie Bell, Blues in My Soul

Contemporary Blues Album
Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!
Brandon Santini, This Time Another Year
Buddy Guy, Rhythm & Blues
Cyril Neville, Magic Honey
Trampled Under Foot, Badlands

Charlie was also nominated in the Album of the Year & Traditional Blues Album categories for "Remembering Little Walter". He was also nominated in the Instrumentalist-Harmonica category.

There is more information about The Blues Music Awards here:

https://www.blues.org/bluesmusicawards/index.php#ref=bluesmusicawards_index

Congratulations on more well-deserved accolades Ben & Charlie!

12.11.13 Ben's cover of Mazzy Star's 'Fade into You' being released Feb. 4

by kevin

Ben's cover of Mazzy Star's 'Fade into You' being released Feb. 4

Ben will be covering Mazzy Star's 'Fade into You' on a Starbucks Valentine's Day covers compilation called "Sweetheart" due Feb. 4. You can read about it & see the full tracklist here:

http://exclaim.ca/News/beck_vampire_weekend_jim_james_fiona_apple_to_app...

& you can listen to a sample at Pitchfork:

http://pitchfork.com/news/53300-listen-fiona-apple-vampire-weekend-beck-...

12.06.13 Congratulations Ben & Charlie on the Grammy Nominations!

by kevin

Congratulations Ben & Charlie on the Grammy Nominations!

Congratulations to Ben, Charlie, the band, & Danny Clinch on the 2 Grammy nominations! Get Up! is such a great album & it is so well-deserved!

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/music/la-et-ms-grammy-nomi...

Best Blues Album

Remembering Little Walter - Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia & James Harman

Cotton Mouth Man - James Cotton

Get Up! - Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite

Seesaw - Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa

Down In Louisiana - Bobby Rush

Best Music Film

Live 2012 - Coldplay | Paul Dugdale, video director; Jim Parsons, video producer

¡Cuatro! - Green Day | Tim Wheeler, video director; Tim Lynch, video producer

I'm In I'm Out And I'm Gone: The Making Of Get Up! - Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite | Danny Clinch, video director; Ben Harper, video producer

Live Kisses - Paul McCartney | Jonas Akerlund, video director; Violaine Etienne, Aron Levine & Scott Rodger, video producers

The Road To Red Rocks - Mumford & Sons | Nicolas Jack Davies & Frederick Scott, video directors; Dan Bowen, video producer