The Nomination Ballot for the 2020 BEST OF THE BLUES awards is now available on the last page of the DECEMBER 2019 Blues Letter

or download a pdf copy here: 2020 Nomination Ballot

FOR reference on past award recipients go to 

2019 Albums eligible for Best WA recording where released from Jan to Dec in 2019

Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers – ‘Heart of Memphis’,  and   ‘Christmas In Blue’

Coyote Kings – ‘Rocket’

Bobby Paterson Band ‘Blue Trailer  Blues’

Polly O’Keary and the Rythm Method -‘As Live as it gets’

‘Show Me Where to Sign’  by Chris Eger Band

TUN – ‘Mercury Retrograde’

Third Train Running ‘Dancing In July’

Bret Benton ‘You’ve Got To Pray’

The Dip – ‘The Dip Delivers’

Mark Riley – ‘One Word’

The Happy Sinners- Tacoma That’s My Home

Rece Jay Band – ‘Under the Crescent Sun’


(more tbd)




Nomination Ballots must be received by mail

PO BOX 70604, Seattle Wa 98127

or scan and email to

or bring to a Board member or the DEC 2019 or JAN 14 202 Blues Bash at CCR .