European Blues Awards Winners Announced at Manchester Blues Festival UK 2017

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Winners of the 37th European Blues Awards 2017 were announced at Manchester Blues Festival Sunday 26th November and again on #BluesHour forum on Monday 27th. In a record vote where the Best Album category had highest turnout  ever, this year was a great showing for Denmark and Finland. One category was so close it was quite unbelievable and here is the full list of the voted winners.


Best Album – Blues Overdrive – Overdrive Live (DEN)

Best Festival – Upton Blues Festival (UK)

Best Female Vocalist – Beth Hart (USA)

Best Male Vocalist – Ian Siegal (UK)

Best Guitarist – Erja Lyytinen (FIN)

Best Radio Show – Paul Jones Radio 2 Blues Show (UK)

Best Publication – Blues Matters (UK)

Best Solo/Acoustic – Ryan McGarvey (USA)

Best Musician (Performance) – Anthony Gomes (CAN)

Best Band – Thorbjorn Risager and the Black Tornado (DEN)

Lifetime Contribution Award (Awarded by followers of #BluesHour this year)

Walter Trout (USA)


Awards will be presented between February and August 2018

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