Ringing In The New Year With 4 “Best of 2017” Mentions

2018 is officially upon us!

Congratulations are in order for everyone for their contributions to make Blue Élan even stronger – we made it and we appreciate the support of all the
fans! But a special congratulations to four of our artists who were recognized for not only surviving, but thriving in their craft in 2017.  These artists were named to prestigious “Best of 2017” list by a variety of publications identifying their favorite music of 2017.  Thanks to each and every one of them for recognizing our talented musical family!

Rusty Young

Rusty Young: Waitin’ For the Sun, was named to Goldmine’s “Top 10 CDs of 2017”: Click Here





Gina Sicilia


Janiva Magness: I Can Tell You was named #5 on the “Top 20 of 2017 in Bluesville” by Siriusxm Bluesville: Click Here

Janiva Magness and Gina Sicilia were honored by Rock Brazil Magazine to be named to the “Top 50 Blues Albums of 2017”: Click Here

Rod MelanconRod Melancon’s debut album with Blue Élan, Southern Gothic, received abundant praise as one of the top albums of 2017 from The Alternate Root, KPIG Radio, IOU Music, and NPR’s Don Gonyea:

Click here for: The Alternate Root

Click here for:  IOUMusic

Click here for: KPig News

Click here for: Don Gonyea NPR