2020 BEST of the BLUES AWARDS

VOTE NOW !!

The Ballots are now available

On Page 31. of the FEB 2020 BLUES LETTER

OR

Download this PDF

https://wablues.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2020-BB-Ballot.pdf 

Current Blues Society Members can scan the ballot and email your Vote to:

Membership@wablues.org 

Ballots are Due by midnight March 10th 2020

If you are Not A Member JOIN TODAY 

https://wablues.org/about/membership/

The 2020 Best of the Blues Awards presentation will be in April 2020 TBA

2020 BB Ballot

MARK DUFRESNE MALE VOCALIST AWARD

Joel Astley

Sean Denton

Chris Eger

BLUES FEMALE VOCALIST

Miranda Kitchpanich

Stacy Jones

Sheri Roberts-Greimes

ELECTRIC BLUES GUITAR

CD Woodbury

Jeff Menteer

Dave Miller

SLIDE BLUES GUITAR

Eric Rice

Rafael Tranquilino

Jeff Menteer

BLUES BASS

Polly O’Keary

Tom Jones

Patrick McDanel

CHRIS LEIGHTON BLUES DRUMMER AWARD

Rick J Bowen

Tommy Cook

Don Montana

BLUES HORN

Randy Oxford

Mike Marinig

Jacob Yansen

Sheryl Clark

PAUL GREEN BLUES HARMONICA AWARD

Stacy Jones

Willow Stone

Joel Astley

BLUES PIANO/KEYBOARD

Michael “Papa Bax”  Baxter

Jesse Weston

Joe Doria

ACOUSTIC BLUES GUITAR

Rod Cook

Brian Butler

Kim Archer

Nick Vigarino

BLUES INSTRUMENTALIST – OTHER

Angelo Ortiz

Leanne Trevalyan

Mike Marinig

Dave Markham

NEW BLUES BAND

High Note Group

Slide Pocket

Stephanie Anne Johnson

BLUES ACT

Stacy Jones Band

Billy Joe Show w/Rod Cook

T-Town Aces

LITTLE BILL & THE BLUE NOTES TRADITIONAL BLUES ACT

Brian Lee & The Orbiters

T-Town Aces

MaD Bojo

SOLO/DUO BLUES ACT

Brett Benton

Blue Moon Marquee

Sheri Roberts-Greimes

BLUES PERFORMER

Stacy Jones

Polly O’Keary

“Lady A” Anita White

BLUES SONGWRITER

Joel Astley

Stacy Jones

Polly O’Keary

WASHINGTON BLUES RECORDING 

( click on titles to listen)

Mark Riley “One Word”

Polly O’Keary & the Rhythm Method “As Live as it gets”

Michele D’Amour & The Love Dealers “Heart of Memphis”

BLUES CLUB

Madison Ave Pub

Engels Pub

Triple Door

BLUES WRITER

Rick J Bowen

Malcolm Kennedy

Amy Sassenburg

Polly O’Keary

BLUES  IMAGE

2019 Mt Baker Poster by Stephen Perringer

Image may contain: possible text that says 'Mt Baker Rhvthin ਸ Blues Augusd 2-41 tival Deming WISHBONE ASH THE WEIGHT BAND PAUL DESLAURIES BAND VANESSA COLLIER JACK SEMPLE BOOGIE PATROL Patti Allen & Monster Road Chris Eger Band Adrian Clarke Bobby Patterson Band Joey Houk Michelle Taylor Band The Replacemrntz Cory Vincent Group'

 

Christmas in Blue cover by Tim Sutherland

 

Jef Jaison Bluesletter cover by Linda Carbonr

BLUES GRAPHIC ARTIST

 Tim Sutherland

 Jon Paul Jones

Sean Donovan

BLUES DJ

Clancy Dunigan (Clancy’s Bar n Grill on KSER)

John Kessler (All Blues on KKNX)

Leslie Fleury (Audio Indigo on KSER)

KEEPING THE BLUES  ALIVE AWARD

Brian Lee

Amy Sassenberg

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Stacy Jones

Michael Baxter

Jef Jaison

Annie Eastwood

WASHINGTON BLUES SOCIETY HALL OF FAME (INDIVIDUAL)

Steve Sarkowsky

Stacy Jones

Tracy Arrington

BEST NON-FESTIVAL BLUES EVENT

Jones Family Christmas

Highway 99 Reunion at Triple Door

Snohomish Blues Invasion

BEST REGIONAL BLUES FESTIVAL

Mt Baker

Winthrop

Sunbanks

BEST COMMUNITY BLUES FESTIVAL

Ebey Island Freedom Fest

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews

Mountain Rhythm & Blues Revival

OPEN BLUES JAM

 Madison Ave Pub – Unbound Blues Jam

Peabo’s Peace & Love Jam Sunday with Tommy Cook, Eric Rice & Scotty Harris

Purdy’s Public House – Sumner

BLUE TO THE BONE AWARDS 

TBA