BMA Vote & Experience

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(MEMPHIS, TN) – You must have a current membership to access the Blues Music Awards ballot. Once you’re logged in you will see the BMA section at the top of the portal with the link to your ballot. Voting closes on February 28, 2020 at 6pm Eastern/5pm Central/3pm Pacific. To listen to BMA nominated recordings, stream the 2020 BMA Playlists on Spotify.

The Memphis Convention Center is undergoing renovations so The Blues Foundation is creating a unique, new BMA experience for all attendees. The Blues Music Awards will take place on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts beginning at 6:30pm sharp followed by a special After Party to include buffet dinner, cash bars, silent auction, and live performances by 2020 BMA nominees. 

The Cannon Center is a beautiful performance space with raised four-tiered seating design and built with acoustics intended for live music. It is located on the corner of Poplar Avenue and Main Street in Downtown Memphis, TN and is part of the Convention Center Complex.

Guests staying at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel can easily walk across the street from the hotel to the Cannon Center.

The BMA After Party will take place immediately following the BMA Show in the Grand Lobby of the Renasant Convention Center (formerly the Memphis Cook Convention Center). The two event spaces are connected by an indoor walkway requiring a short stroll from the Cannon Center Theater to the Renasant Convention Center Grand Lobby. There will be unassigned table seating at the BMA After Party with enough seating for all attendees.

Tickets are also available or the Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony which is open to the public and will take place on Wednesday, May 6 beginning at 5:30pm at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts located at 225 S. Main St. and next door to the Orpheum Theatre. The Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony tickets include the pre-event cocktail reception in the Halloran Center Lobby.

If you’re having trouble signing in to vote for the BMA’s, please contact Keisha Moore-Alston at 901-527-2583, ext. 10 or email.

BMA info on Blues Foundation site

To access your BMA ballot, log in to The Blues Foundation Member Portal by clicking here.

Click here to stream BMA Nominees


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