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Kansas City blues trio Trampled Under Foot wins Blues Music Awards trophies

05/12/2014 11:30 AM

05/12/2014 11:33 AM

Trampled Under Foot, a trio of siblings from Kansas City, won two awards at the 35th annual Blues Music Awards held Thursday night in Memphis.

The band, which comprises siblings Danielle and Nick Schnebelen along with Jan Faircloth and Mike “Shinetop” Sedovic, won in the best contemporary blues album category for “Badlands.”

Other nominees in that category were albums by Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Brandon Santina, Cyrll Neville and Buddy Guy.

Danielle Schnebelen won in the best instrumental bassist category. Other nominees: Bill Stuve, Bob Stroger, Larry Taylor and Patrock Rynn.

Trampled Under Foot was also a nominee in the band of the year category. The Tedeschi Trucks band won that award.

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