To honor and announce the nominees for the Independent Blues Awards we present the nominees for the CD Categories today for you to hear and enjoy! Each of these artists have earned a place in the nominee list! If you found something you like VOTE for them!
NOTE- YOU MUST COMPLETE THE FULL VOTING BALLOT FOR YOUR VOTE TO COUNT!
If you are not familiar with an artists please use the provided links to listen to and discover these great artists. You may discover a great Indie Blues Artist! This is what makes our voting unique and different. We don’t just give you a list of names .. we give you the opportunity to discover these artists and their music!
We start off this show with the IBA Best New Artists CD and the nominees areChris Yakopcic Joyann Parker & Sweet Tea Jack the Radio John Pagano Band – JPBlues David Michael Miller Balkun Brothers .. Next we have best Independent Blues Male Artist Tinsley Ellis Jp Soars Buddy Guy TOMMY CASTRO Mike Zito Then on to the Best Independent Blues Female ArtistSamantha Fish Danielle Nicole Band Annika Chambers Eliza Neals Markey Blue EG Kight Music Best Independent Blues Traditional Band John MayallGeorgie Bonds Victor Wainwright Benny Turner – Real Blues Slam Allen Bob Margolin Then The Best Independent Blues Modern Roots Band The Stone Foxes Jack the Radio Mike Zito Voo Davis John Pagano Band – JPBlues Jp Soars The Best Independent Blues Contemporary Band Selwyn Birchwood Band D.L. Duncan Jarekus Singleton Ben Rice TOMMY CASTRO The Reverend Shawn Amos The Best Independent Blues “Rock” band John Pagano Band – JPBlues Lazer Lloyd Mike Zito Ghost Town Blues Band Eliza Neals Ted Drozdowski … that is it for this show .. keep tuned for the final installment!..
Celebrating the Diversity and Power of the Music created by artists that acknowledge their roots are in the Blues!
INDIE Blues – Currently Touring Musicians who recognize they are influenced by The Blues artists that came before them and in the time honored tradition of The Blues, are creating New Original Music that reflects their reality. The music they create communicates with the listener with truth, integrity and touches them on a deep emotional level.
The principles of INDIE BLUES have Always been part of Blues!