CBMA BLUES AWARDS
Calgary Blues Music Association (CBMA) is committed to fostering, preserving and furthering blues music and musicians, as well as presenting some of the finest blues to be found anywhere on the planet.
On Wednesday, Feb. 25th, 2009 CBMA will honour local and regional artists who have dedicated their careers to blues music during the 2nd annual CBMA Blues Hall of Fame Awards ceremony.
Nominees in seven categories are determined by the CBMA Board of Directors. Winners in each category will be chosen by the public in an online vote at the Calgary Bluesfest website. Voting runs from Thursday, January 1 to Thursday, February 12, 2009.
CLICK HERE TO VOTE
CBMA Blues Awards - Past Winners
Guitarist of the Year - Amos Garrett
Bass Player of the Year - Suitcase James
Drummer of the Year - Donald Ray Johnson
Keyboard Player of the Year - Ron Casat
Harmonica Player of the Year - Richie Pollack
Sax Player of the Year - Mike Clark
2008 Hall of Fame Inductions
In 2008, four legendary Canadian artists were inducted In Memorium into the CBMA Hall of Fame.
Back Alley John
Long John Baldry