Alex McMurray nominated for two Big Easy Awards!


Alex has been nominate for male entertainer of the year and album of the year!

The Big Easy Foundation Awards are run by Gambit Weekly.


The Big Easy Foundation this week announced nominees for its 2010 Big Easy Music Awards. Special awards will go to Entertainer of the Year Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and Germaine Bazzle, who will be honored for lifetime achievement. Irma Thomas is the Honorary Music Awards Chairperson.

  There are awards for 21 music categories ranging from traditional jazz and gospel to DJ/electronica and heavy metal. Other honors include best male and female performer and best album of 2009. Winners will be announced at the Big Easy Awards on Monday, Apr. 19, 2010, at Mardi Gras World (East Bank) River City Ballroom. The program includes both music and theater awards, and there will be perfomances by nominated artists. The event is sponsored by Gambit, Abita Brewing Co. and Coleman E. Adler and Sons. For ticket information and reservations, call 483-3129.