AT LAST. JOEY GILMORE IS RELEASING A NEW CD CALLED BLUESMAN ON MAY 20. THE RECORD LABEL IS CALLED EMANCIPATION MEDIA. HERE'S THE DEAL In 2006, The Joey Gilmore Band was proclaimed the “ best Blues band in the world”, taking 1st Place honors in this most highly coveted award in the world of Blues, The International Blues Challenge (IBC). The IBC is the world’s largest gathering of Blues acts representing an international search by The Blues Foundation and its affiliated organizations to find the Blues Band and Solo or Duo act ready to take the international stage.