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 with the nominees for Independent Contemporary Blues CD TOMMY CASTRO Samantha Fish Danielle Nicole Band Joyann Parker & Sweet Tea Victor Wainwright Jarekus Singleton Then on to the independent Blues Rock CD Lazer Lloyd Jp Soars Ghost Town Blues Band Jack the Radio Voo Davis Mike Zito Then we give you the nominees for Independent Modern Roots CD MonkeyJunk Jeff Jensen The Stone Foxes John GintyBalkun Brothers Eliza Neals Then on to the Nominees for Independent Blues LIVE CD John Pagano Band – JPBlues Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin Altar Boys Peter Karp Mindi Abair Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado (Note we did not have the Ben Rice CD) Then we announce the Acoustic CD nominees Chris Yakopcic Les Copeland Wes Lee Mick Kolassa(note we did not have the Doug MacLeod CD) Then we give you the Independent Traditional CD nominees Buddy Guy Benny Turner – Real BluesThe Reverend Shawn Amos Bob Margolin Eddie Cotton, Jr. Dave Weld And we end with the Nominees for RnB and Soul CD Laura Rain and The Caesars Slam Allen Missy Andersen D.A. Foster Beth Hart Elle King and of course we end with Frank Kingbee aka Frank Latorre‘s Moon Lit Walk! TUNE IN AND BECOME PART OF THE Indie Blues Movement
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