Allman Brothers Band’s Derek Trucks Wins Big at Blues Music Awards for Group He Leads with His Wife

By Music News Group

DerekTrucks.comThe Tedeschi Trucks Band, whose members include guitarist Derek Trucks of The Allman Brothers Band, was among the big winners at the 35th Blues Music Awards ceremony, held May 8 in Memphis.

Trucks’ namesake group with wife Susan Tedeschi took home the best-band honor, and its second studio effort, 2013’s Made Up Mind, won in the Rock Blues Album category. Tedeschi was victorious in the Contemporary Blues Female Artist competition.

The Blues Music Awards are presented every year in May by the Memphis-based Blues Foundation, which was founded in 1980.

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