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34th BLUES MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

May 6, 2013

CURTIS SALGADO NOMINATED FOR FOUR 2013 BLUES MUSIC AWARDS INCLUDING SOUL BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR FOR “SOUL SHOT”

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CURTIS SALGADO UNDERGOES SUCCESSFUL CANCER SURGERY

July 2, 2012

SOUL SINGER/HARMONICA MASTER CURTIS SALGADO UNDERGOES SUCCESSFUL CANCER SURGERY Award-winning soul blues singer/harmonica master Curtis Salgadounderwent successful surgery on July 18 in Portland, Oregon, to remove a cancerous growth from his lung, according to his manager Shane Tappendorf. Doctors removed the entire lower lobe of his left lung where a metastasized mass was found. Salgado will return home…

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CURTIS TO UNDERGO LUNG SURGERY

June 29, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — JUNE 29, 2012 Award-winning soul blues singer/harmonica master Curtis Salgado will undergo surgery on July 18 in Portland, Oregon, to remove a cancerous growth from his lung, according to his manager Shane Tappendorf. A partial lobectomy will be performed to remove a segment of Curtis’s left lung where a metastasized mass was found.…

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Update – 2012 Blues Music Awards

March 26, 2012

2012 BLUES MUSIC AWARDS ANNOUNCE NOMINATIONS! Curtis Salgado has been nominated in the category of “Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year” for the 2012 Blues Music Awards. The 33rd BMA’s will be presented May 10, 2012 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN. For more information and to support the Blues Foundation please…

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New Alligator Records Album Debut “Soul Shot”

February 27, 2012

ALLIGATOR RECORDS HAS SET AN APRIL 10 STREET DATE FOR SOUL SHOT (AL 4947), THE BLISTERING NEW ALBUM (AND LABEL DEBUT) FROM AWARD-WINNING VOCALIST/SONGWRITER/HARMONICA ICON CURTIS SALGADO. WINNER OF THE 2010 BLUES MUSIC AWARD FOR SOUL BLUES ARTIST OF THE YEAR, SALGADO EFFORTLESSLY MIXES R&B, FUNK AND BLUES, WITH A DELIVERY THAT IS RAW AND HEARTFELT. HE MOVES WITH…

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CURTIS SALGADO SIGNS WITH ALLIGATOR RECORDS

October 14, 2011

OCALIST/HARMONICA ICON CURTIS SALGADO IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT HE HAS SIGNED WITH ALLIGATOR RECORDS. Salgado, winner of the Blues Music Award for 2010 Soul Blues Artist Of The Year, will release his label debut in Spring of 2012. Alligator Records is home to some of the world’s foremost blues and roots rock talent and…

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BMA Soul Artist of the Year

May 9, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:CURTIS SALGADO 2010 BMA SOUL BLUES MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR. CURTIS SALGADO HAS WON THE 2010 BLUES MUSIC AWARD FOR SOUL BLUES MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR. The 31st Annual Blues Music Award Ceremony was presented at the Cook Convention Center on May 6, 2010 in Memphis, Tennessee. The star-studded event brought…

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Register For The Blues Foundation And Vote For Curtis!

February 7, 2009

CURTIS SALGADO HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR FOUR “BLUES MUSIC AWARDS” AND YOU CAN VOTE FOR HIM BY REGISTERING AS A MEMBER OF THE BLUES FOUNDATION. Curtis Salgado has been nominated for four “Blues Music Awards” and you can vote for him by registering as a member of The Blues Foundation. Founded in 1980, The Blues…

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“Clean Getaway” Receives Nominations For 30th Annual Blues Music Awards

December 16, 2008

SHANACHIE RECORDING ARTIST CURTIS SALGADO WAS NOMINATED FOR FOUR AWARDS FOR THE UPCOMING 30TH ANNUAL BLUES AWARDS. Shanachie recording artist Curtis Salgado was nominated for four awards for the upcoming 30th annual Blues Awards. The honors, formerly known as the W.C. Handy Awards will be presented by the Memphis-based Blues Foundation May 7, 2009 at…

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Curtis Salgado Joins John Mayall & Charlie Mussel White for 2009 Blues Harmonica Blowout Tour

October 11, 2008

CURTIS SALGADO WILL JOIN JOHN MAYALL, CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE, LEE OSKAR, JOHNEY DYER, MARK HUMMEL, AND RUSTY ZINN FOR THE 2009 BLUES HARMONICA BLOWOUT TOUR. Curtis Salgado will join John Mayall, Charlie Musselwhite, Lee Oskar, Johney Dyer, Mark Hummel, and Rusty Zinn for the 2009 Blues Harmonica Blowout Tour. The tour will begin January 28th in…

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Curtis Salgado Looking Fondly at a Harmonica. Photo by Jessica Keaveny.