2022 Washington Blues Society Best of the Blues
(“BB Awards”)

voting open until April 12. 2022

The 2022 Blues Awards Show: April 24th 4pm : Aurora Borealis

16708 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133  https://borealisonaurora.com/


Mark DuFresne Male Vocalist
Joel Astley
Sean Denton
Cory Vincent

Blues Female Vocalist
Stacy Jones
Lady A
Polly O’Keary
Sheri Roberts Grimes
Electric Blues Guitar
Jeff Menteer
CD Woodbury
Eric Rice
Slide Blues Guitar
Eric Rice
Nick Vigarino
Eric Madis
Acoustic Blues Guitar
Brian Butler
Cory Vincent
Rod Cook
Blues Bass
Tom Jones
Robert Baker
Lissa Ramaglia
Paul Green Blues Harmonica
Stacy Jones
Joel Astley
Jay Mabin
Steve Bailey
Chris Leighton Blues Drummer
Rick J Bowen
David Hudson
Don Montana
John Oliver III
Tommy Cook
Blues Piano/Keyboard
Billy Spaulding
Jesse Weston
Stacy Jones
Buck England
Beth Wulff
Blues Horn
Mike Marinig
Jim King
Sheryl Clark
Blues Instrumentalist – Other
Leanne Trevalyan
Mike Marning
Anglo Ortiz
Best Blues Band
Stacy Jones Band
CD Woodbury
Joe Cook Blues Band
Best Little Bill & The Blue Notes Traditional Blues Act
Mad Bojo
Joe Cook Blues Band
T-Town Aces
Best Solo/Duo
Sheri Roberts Greimes
Brian Butler
Blue Healers
Best New Blues Act
Third  Train Running
Andy Coe Band
Bobby & The Two Tones
Kim & Brian Band
Papa G and the J’s
Blues Performer
Stacy Jones
Joel Astley
Eric Rice
Lady A
Blues Songwriter
Stacy Jones
Joel Astley
Cory Vincent
Washington Blues Recording
Freedom – Cory Vincent  https://coryvmusic.com/music

50- Polly O’Keary and the Rhythm Method – https://pollyokearyandtherhythmmethod.bandcamp.com/

Satisfyin’ -Lady A  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rGuEkyBG3E

Best Blues Club
Madison Ave Pub
The Spar
Easy Monkey
Best Blues Jam
Unbound Blues Jam at Madison Ave Pub
Peabo’s JAMboree
Dawson’s Bar and Grill
Blues Writer (journalist)
Rick J Bowen
Rocky Nelson
Dave Brown
Best Blues Photo / photographer 
Dan Hill -Andy John Pasilis & Dan Hill

Geri Dezarn – Daddy Treetops

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Gordy Mitchell -various

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Best Blues Graphic artist 
Dennis Hacker -various

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2021 Jones Family Christmas – Jon Paul Jones

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Big Blues Mix Up – Kirby Hughes

Best Blues DJ
John Kessler (KNKX )
Leslie Fleury (KSER)
Clancy Dunigan (KSER)
Keeping the Blues Alive
Dave Brown
Andy John Pasilis
Blues Hall of Fame (Individual)
Stacy Jones
Gary Yeoman
CD Woodbury
Lifetime Achievement Award
Lissa Ramaglia
Stacy Jones
Tony Fredrickson
Best Non Festival Event
Jones Family Christmas
Blues Vespers
Big Blues Mix Up
Best Regional Blues Festival
Walla Walla Guitar Festival 10 yr Anniversary

Best Community Festival
Ebey Island Freedom Fest
Poverty Bay Blues & Brews
Dock Street Blues Festival