British Blues Awards (BBA)

August 25, 2013 (Sunday)
The British Blues Awards are presented in an awards ceremoney held at the Great British Blues Festival in Colne, Lancashire, England, UK. Fan voting to select the winners from the field of nominees begins on May 8, 2013.

To contact or find the most up to date information on the British Blues Awards, visit their web pages at BritishBluesAwards.com or on Facebook.

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2013 British Blues Awards Winners

The winners of the 2013 British Blues Awards are:

Kevin Thorpe Songwriter of the Year Award

"I Am The Train," Ian Siegal and the Mississippi Mudbloods

British Blues Album

Candy Store Kid, Ian Siegal and the Mississippi Mudbloods

British Blues Band

King King

British Acoustic Act

Marcus Bondanti

British Male Vocalist

Ian Siegal

British Female Vocalist

Chantel McGregor

British Young Artist

Blues Boy Dan Owen
Lucy Zirins

Overseas Artist

Walter Trout

British Blues Guitarist

Chantel McGregor

British Harmonica Player

Paul Lamb

British Keyboard Player

Bennett Holland

British Bass Player

Lindsay Coulson

British Drummer

Wayne Proctor

British Instrumentalist

Becky Tate

British Blues Festival

Hebden Bridge Blues Festival

Independent Blues Broadcast

Dave Raven, The Raven n Blues

2013 British Blues Awards Nominees

The musicians, bands, and performers nominated for the 2013 award are:

Kevin Thorpe Award For Original Blues Song

"Blind Dead McJones," Blind Dead McJones Band
"Don't Make Me Stay," Ron Sayer Jnr
"Goldrush," Roscoe Levee
"Here I am," Oli Brown
"I Am The Train," Ian Siegal and the Mississippi Mudbloods
"I Hear The River," Katie Bradley
"I'm No Superman," Half Deaf Clatch
"Journeyman Blues," Tom Doughty
"Love Is Here To Stay," Stuart James
"Remember When," Otis Grand
"Rooster Blues," Babajack
"The Burning Truth," Dani Wilde
"The Snow Lies Deep," John Fairhurst
"Try Anything Twice," Blues n Trouble
"White LIghtning," Mighty Mojos

Album

Better Side, Ron Sayer Band
Candy Store Kid, Ian Siegal and the Mississippi Mudbloods
House of Mercy, Bex Marshall
Jocks Juke Joint Volume 2, Various Artists
Rooster, Babajack
The Motives, The Motives
Villa Del Vibro, Jon Amor Blues Group

Blues Band

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Ian Siegal and the Mississippi Mudbloods
Jon Armor Blues Group
King King
Ron Sayer Band
The Motives

Acoustic

Babajack
Blues Boy Dan Owen
Ian Siegal
Lucy Zirins
Marcus Bondanti
Wooden Horse

Male Vocalist

Alan Nimmo
Blues Boy Dan Owen
David Migden
Ian Siegal
James Hunter
Marcus Bonfanti

Female Vocalist

Bex Marshall
Chantel McGregor
Connie Lush
Dani Wilde
Jo Harman
Kyla Brox
Lorna Fothergill
Lucy Zirins

Young Artist

Alex McKown
Andrew Pipe
Blues Boy Dan Owen
Laurence Jones
Lewis Hamilton
Lucy Zirins
Mitch Laddie

Overseas Artist

Buddy Whittington
Hamilton Loomis
Henrik Freishchlader
Matt Andersen
Mud Morganfield
Walter Trout

Guitar

Alan Nimmo
Ben Poole
Chantel McGregor
Joel Fisk
Jon Amor
Ron Sayer Jnr

Harmonica

Giles King
Giles Robson
Paul Lamb
Steve West Weston
Trevor STeger
Will Wilde

Keyboards

Bennett Holland
Dale Storr
Jonny Dyke
Moz Gamble
Paddy Milner
Paul Jobson

Bass

Barry Pethers
Fergie Fulton
Ian Jennings
Lindsay Coulson
Roger Inniss
Silas Maitland

Drums

Dave Raeburn
Mark Barrett
Sam Kelly
Simon Small
Stephen Cutmore
Wayne Proctor

Instrumentalist

Becky Tate
Carla Viegas
Kyla Brox
Patsy Gamble
Sarah Skinner
Simon Anthony

Blues Festival

Blues on the Farm
Carlisle Blues and Rock Festival
Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival Colne
Hebden Bridge Blues Festival
Maryport Blues Festival
Newark Blues Festival

Independent Blues Broadcast

Ashwyn Smyth, Digital Blues (Gateway FM)
Dave Raven, The Raven n Blues
Gary Grainger, The Blues Show (Bishop FM)
Martin Clarke, The Blues Session (Radio Wey)
Paul STiles, UK Blues Today (Radio Seagull)
Time Aves, The Blues is Back (Saint FM)

 

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