WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT MISSISSIPPI HEAT’S BAND LEADER PIERRE LACOCQUE HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR A 2023 LIVING BLUES AWARD IN THE MOST OUTSTANDING MUSICIAN (HARMONICA) CATEGORY.
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Our recording, Madeleine (April 2022), is submitted for a Grammy as well as for a Blues Music Award. It has climbed to the #3 spot on the Living Blues Charts. The worldwide critical reviews have been full of praise, agreeing that the album is our best.
We are pleased to announce that we are preparing for a new recording in 2023. Our lead singers Sheryl Youngblood, Inetta Visor, and Daneshia Hamilton will be featured. Stay tuned!
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"There are no weak moments on this consistently entertaining (release)."
–Living Blues Magazine (#278)
May 2022, pp. 41-42
“[Mississippi Heat] is proving once again why they’re at the forefront of the music in the Windy City. Madeleine should bring Mississippi Heat major awards when all’s said and done. It’s an outstanding collection of contemporary blues.”
Blues Blast Magazine
“This is by far the best blues record I've heard this year to date.”
Host of Two for the Blues, WORT-FM, Madison, WI
“It's the thirteenth time around for Mississippi Heat and we are all in luck with the special delivery of Madeleine, one of the band's best and most personal efforts.”
Chicago Blues Guide