Raisin' Records released Chicago Blues: A Living History - The (R)evolution Continues an album by Billy Boy Arnold, John Primer, Billy Branch, Lurrie Bell, and Carlos Johnson winner of 2012 Blues Music Awards in Traditional Blues Album Of The Year category. Album was also nominated for 2012 Blues Blast Music Awards in Traditional Blues CD category.
Raisin Music released Chicago Blues: A Living History, a 2009 Grammy nominated compilation album of Chicago Blues by Billy Boy Arnold, Lurrie Bell, Billy Branch & John Primer in Best Traditional Blues Album category.
A benefit concert was held at Chicago's B.L.U.E.S. club to raise money to keep the "Blues Before Sunrise" show on the air, the line-up including artists like Billy Boy Arnold, Lurrie Bell, John Brim, Jimmy Burns, and many others.