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Preview: Big Easy Music Awards 

Will Coviello on the big show, which will honor Anders Osborne as Entertainer of the Year

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The Big Easy Music Awards presents special recognition awards and announces winners in 24 categories for performances in 2012, including best album and top male and female performers. Guitarist/singer/songwriter Anders Osborne (pictured) will be honored as Entertainer of the Year, and New Orleans' legendary funk band The Meters will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award. As it marks its 10th anniversary, Dumpstaphunk will be recognized as Ambassador of Entertainment. Musical categories include best traditional and contemporary jazz and brass bands, best funk, rock, roots music, Cajun, zydeco, electronica/DJ and others. The event includes performances by nominees. Proceeds benefit the Foundation for Entertainment, Development and Education, which awarded $23,500 in grants for arts education and development in 2012. — WILL COVIELLO

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