BRITISH BLUES AWARDS 2015

17 setembro, 2015

British Blues Awards foi criado com o objetivo de promover os artistas da cena blues britânica pela dedicação e esforço em divulgar o estilo.
A edição deste ano lamenta o falecimento do principal incentivador e co-fundador desta premiação, Barry Middleton.

Entre os eleitos, destaque para Alan Nimmo e Wayne Proctor, guitarrista e baterista do King King, fantástico grupo de de Blues-Rock britânico; as guitarristas Dani Wilde e Joanne Shaw Taylor, que já foram citadas neste espaço; e as reverências para John Mayall e, além do continente europeu, o guitarrista Walter Trout, que se recupera, e bem, de um transplante de fígado.

Confira os premiados -

Male Vocals (by Blues in the South)Alan Nimmo; Aynsley Lister; Marcus Bonfanti
Female Vocals (by Digital Blues)Dani Wilde; Katie Bradley; Zoe Schwarz
Band Sponsored (by Tuesday Night Music Club)The Nimmo Brothers; The Hoax; Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion
Acoustic Sponsored (by The Half Moon, Putney)Ian Siegal; Marcus Bonfanti; Joel Fisk and Jon Amor; Matt Woosey
Guitar Sponsored (by New Crawdaddy Club)Aynsley Lister; Alan Nimmo; Chantel McGregor
Harmonica Sponsored (by Wall to Wall Blues)Paul Lamb; Will Wilde; Trevor Steger
Keyboards Sponsored (by Sarah's Sussex Blues)Paddy Milner; Steve Watts; Lee Spreadbury
Bass Sponsored (by The Blues and Soul Show)Norman Watt Roy; Lindsay Coulson; Roger Inniss
Drums Sponsored (by The Blues and Soul Show)Wayne Proctor; Sam Kelly; Mark Barrett
Instrumentalist Sponsored (by The Raven and the Blues)Becky Tate; Sarah Skinner; Kyla Brox
Young Artist (by Pablo and the Blues)Laurence Jones; Alex Butler; Lucy Zirins
Overseas Artist (by Sunday Morning Soul): Walter Trout; Kenny Wayne Shepherd; The Billy Walton Band
Independent Blues Broadcaster (by The Blues Session): Dave Raven; Gary Grainger; Kevin Beale
Festival Sponsored (by Blues&Roots Radio)Upton Blues Festival;
          Blues on the Farm; Great British R&B Festival Colne
Album Sponsored (by Sedgefield Rock&Blues Club): Going Back Home - Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey;
          Man and Guitar - Ian Siegal; Temperature Rising - Danny Bryant
Song (by GMH Promotions): Mud Honey - Joanne Shaw Taylor;
          Bitter Moon - Malaya Blue; Long Way To Heaven - Wily Bo Walker and Karena K
Barry Middleton Memorial Award for Emerging Artist (by Blues in Britain): Kaz Hawkins; Red Butler; Catfish
Kevin Thorpe Memorial Award for Songwriter (by Worthing Pier)Katie Bradley and Dudley Ross;
   Matt Woosey; Trevor Sewell
Lifetime Achievement Award (by Friday Night Blues with Hugh Fee): Paul Dean New Crawdaddy Club
British Blues Great (by Blues and Roots PR): John Mayall
British Blues Great (by Ian McKenzie Presents): Chris Barber

www.britishbluesawards.com/