Nominated for a SAMMIES!


Hello to All You Awesome Fans and Friends!

I am very happy to announce that Todd Morgan has been nominated for a Sacramento SAMMIES Award in the genre of Indie Artist. This is my first time to be entered in this category. Now in its’ 27th year, the SAMMIES awards spotlights artists in several genres and music scene supporters in the greater Sacramento area and primarily sponsored by Sacramento News & Review,

Vote for Todd Morgan at

Voting started January 10th and continues until March 12th. You can cast your vote at after a simple registration process. The winners will be announced in the March 28th Music issue of SN&R magazine.

One more exciting piece of news: Todd would like to congratulate his good friend Val Starr and the Blues Rocket on a great year! Her album "I Always Turn the Blues On", on which Todd played all Piano and Organ parts, ended up at #4 on the 2018 Year End Electric Blues Charts (behind Buddy Guy and Shemekia Copeland!). It also ended up on the top 200 Blues CD's of the year at #101. Todd is both happy and proud to have been a part of the album! You can check that album out at:

If you’re looking to get out for a fun night of music with Todd soon you are in luck! Todd has a variety of shows coming up, both locally and in the South Bay, but first a nine day stop to work on more tracks at Tiny Telephone Studios.  Soon following that Todd heads back to the stage heading first to Danville, CA February 2nd and one of his favorite new stops, The Vine at Bridges,, a great venue with many fine wine choices! February 8th he’s solo again in the city of Davis for one of their 2nd Friday ArtAbout, This will be Todd’s first time there so let’s check it out together. Here’s one you’ve probably been waiting for, February 9th 'Todd Morgan & the Emblems' return to The Purple Place, in El Dorado Hills, yes there is room to dance! Next Todd heads north up to Auburn on the 23rd to Knee Deep Brewing Company, Then on the 27th he wraps up February with a Straw Hat Pizza performance in Rancho Cordova for a fun time with friends Ron Jones on drums and Shelley on standup bass. You can find these dates, times and much more by visiting and

Happy New Year to All!
Todd Morgan Music