Date posted: September 18, 2012

CURTIS SALGADO RECEIVES THREE MUDDY AWARD NOMINATIONS FROM THE CASCADE BLUES ASSOCIATION

RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHTCATS RECEIVE ONE

R&B and blues singer Curtis Salgado received three nominations for the 2012 Muddy Awards given annually by Oregon’s Cascade Blues Association. Rick Estrin & The Nightcats received one nomination.The awards ceremony takes place November 1 in Portland, Oregon at The Melody Ballroom.

Salgado recently underwent surgery to remove a cancerous growth from his lung. Expected to make a full recovery, he is already back on the road, supporting his Alligator Records debut CD, Soul Shot.

Salgado was nominated for Best R&B Act, Best Northwest Recording, and Best National Recording. Rick Estrin & The Nightcats’ One Wrong Turn received nominations in the Best National Recording category.