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Best Blues Band in ATL

Blues Brothers Taberancle837
The Best Blues band in Atlanta

Best local blues act BOA Award Winner

Year » 2010
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Readers
Breeze Kings

Best Blues Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Readers
Breeze Kings
The Breeze Kings logged 106 gigs in 1998, 162 in 1999 and they'll probably approach 200 this year, including a regular gig (the band's third) Thursdays at Northside Tavern. The band also made its first foray beyond the Southeast with gigs in New Jersey. Why the success? Just plain, old-fashioned hardmore...
The Breeze Kings logged 106 gigs in 1998, 162 in 1999 and they'll probably approach 200 this year, including a regular gig (the band's third) Thursdays at Northside Tavern. The band also made its first foray beyond the Southeast with gigs in New Jersey. Why the success? Just plain, old-fashioned hard work. Onstage, these guys are serious about being an entertaining blues band. Offstage, bandleader Carlos Capote is just as committed to advancing the band to the next level. less...

Best Blues Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Critics
Shawn Costello
Costello and band demonstrate genuine passion for blues, jazz and roots music. Costello recorded and toured with Grammy-nominated Susan Tedeschi in 1998, but by year's end was back in Atlanta, musically adrift. Now 21, he has rebounded mightily. His second CD, Cuttin' In, released in February, has earnedmore...
Costello and band demonstrate genuine passion for blues, jazz and roots music. Costello recorded and toured with Grammy-nominated Susan Tedeschi in 1998, but by year's end was back in Atlanta, musically adrift. Now 21, he has rebounded mightily. His second CD, Cuttin' In, released in February, has earned airplay in the U.K. and Holland. He's touring nationally, playing festivals and such top blues clubs as Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago and Black Diamond in Memphis. less...

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