2013 Slim Harpo Music Awards Wednesday, May 1st Manship Theatre 6pm check Manship Theatre www.manshiptheatre.org for ticket availability

2013 Slim Harpo Music Awards recipients are:

Legends:   Warren Storm. Guitar Gable Perrodin and Jockey Etienne
Ambassador:   David Kearns
Pioneers: Harvey Knox

Legend: signifies one who has credits of historical blues music status

Ambassador: one who represents the blues genre' to other music lovers

Pioneer: one who has endured and carried blues music foward

Proceeds from the Slim Harpo Music Awards benefit the Music in the Schools outreach program.

The Slim Harpo Music Awards Ceremony is named for James Moore, known as Slim Harpo, an internationally known Baton Rouge musician who became a significant influence on many musicians worldwide, including the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, Van Morrison, and countless others.

Slim Harpo Music Award Recipients

2012
Legend -- Carol Fran & JD Miller
Pioneer -- Oscar "Harpo" Davis & Deacon John Moore
Ambassador -- Keith Richards

2011
Legend -- Lonesome Sundown
Pioneer -- Ray Davies & Mighty Sam McClain
Ambassador -- Kenny Wayne Shepherd

2010
Legend -- Tony Joe White
Pioneer
-- Sonny Landreth
Ambassador -- Teddy Johnson and Rob Payer

2009
Legend -- Dr. John
Pioneer -- John Lisi
Ambassador -- Alvin Batiste

2008
Legend -- Silas Hogan
Pioneer -- Marcia Ball and Lil’ Ray Neal
Ambassador -- Dr. Nick Spitzer

2007
Legend -- Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Pioneer -- Luther Kent
Ambassador -- Buddy Guy

2006
Legend -- Lazy Lester
Pioneer -- Tab Benoit
Ambassador -- Zia Tammami

2005
Legend -- Henry Gray
Pioneer -- Chris Thomas King
Ambassador -- Kenny Neal

2004
Legend -- Tabby Thomas
Pioneer -- Larry Garner
Ambassador -- Kip Holden

2003
Legends -- Raful Neal, James Johnson & Rudy Richard

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