LINKS: 2012 GRAMMY Nominees

Mastodon @ 2011 || Photo by Jimmy Grotting

Combing through tonight’s GRAMMY nominations it was exciting to see New Orleans’ own Rebirth Brass Band getting their 2nd nomination in as many years, as well as a substantial amount of artists we’ve been lucky enough to cover at shows around town in 2011. Other New Orleans-linked nominees are Lake Charles resident , Ledisi (3 nominations), frequent Jazz Fest performer , local zydeco artist C.J. Chenier and Louisiana music mainstays Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys. Take a look down below, as we’ve included the artists, category nominated and venue/date information for their New Orleans show (and a few from ACL) with a link to our coverage. Click on the date hyperlink to see our post from each band’s show.

Rebirth Brass BandRebirth of New Orleans (Best Regional Roots Music Album) || Tipitina’s Uptown || 2/4/11

Mumford & Sons – The Cave (Record/Song of the Year) || Railroad Revival Tour @ Woldenburg Park – New Orleans, LA || 4/27/11

Tassili (Best World Music Album) || – New Orleans, LA || 11/7/11

Bela Fleck & Howard Levy – Life In Eleven (Bela Fleck and the Flecktones) (Best Instrumental Composition) || House of Blues – New Orleans, LA || 10/11/11

Mastodon – Curl of the Burl (Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance) || Voodoo Experience @ City Park – New Orleans, LA || 10/28/11

The Harrow and the Harvest (Best Folk Album) || Tipitina’s Uptown || 8/11/11

WilcoThe Whole Love (Best Rock Album) || Jazz Fest 2011 @ New Orleans Fairgrounds || 5/5/11

Lucinda Williams – Blessed (Best Americana Album || Jazz Fest 2011 @ New Orleans Fairgrounds || 5/5/11

Kanye West – All of the Lights (Song of the Year || Austin City Limits || 9/16/11 (7 nominations)

SKRILLEX – Best New Artist || The Sugar Mill – New Orleans, LA || 9/28/11 (5 nominations)

Circuital (Best Alternative Rock Album) || Austin City Limits || 9/17/11

Gregg AllmanLow Country Blues (Best Blues Album) || House of Blues – New Orleans, LA || 5/4/2011

Allison Krauss & Union StationPaper Airplane (Best Bluegrass Album) || Austin City Limits || 9/17/11

Del McCoury BandOld Memories: The Songs of Bill Monroe (Best Bluegrass Album) || Toured With Preservation Hall Jazz Band) || Voodoo Experience / 2011 American Legacies

Also of Interest:

Marcia Ball – Songs of Attraction (Best Blues Album)
Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues (Best Folk Album – LMB NOLA SONG and ALBUM of the YEAR)
Trin-I-Tee 5:7 (Best Gospel Album)
Ledisi – Pieces of Me (Three Nominations)
– “In Concert On Broadway” (Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album)
Steve Earle – I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive
Man In Motion (Best Blues Album)
Ramble at the Ryman (Best Americana Album)
Sonny Rollins – Sonnymoon For Two (Best Improvised Jazz Solo)
Pat Metheny – What It’s All About (Best New Age Album)

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