On Saturday afternoon of the Blues Fest UK the winners of the European Blues Awards 2015 were announced on the O2 Arena Brooklyn Bowl Stage. There was also a #BluesHour twitter forum special awards feature on Monday following, but for those that missed the news here are your voted category winners.
Best Musician 2015 Ted McKenna (eu)
Best Radio Show Paul Jones Blues Show BBC Radio 2 (uk)
Best Publication Blues Magazine (uk)
Best Album/Recorded Session The Blues Overdrive – Clinch (dk)
Best Solo/Acoustic Act Seasick Steve (eu/usa)
Best Vocalist Ian Siegal (uk)
Best Festival/Event Ribs en Blues Festival (nl)
Best Guitarist Laurence Jones (uk)
Best Band Leif de Leeuw Band (nl)
Winners of the European Blues Awards Lifetime Contribution Award (decided by the EBA team) was announced on twitter forum #BluesHour a week later as the team from
Musik Theater Piano, Dortmund who have pioneered and promoted Blues artists from all over the world for an extremely long period of time.