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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

CONGRATS! Local 2018 Maple Blues Award Winners


Shortly after being nominated for a pair of  Blues Music Awards, Hamilton Blues veteran Harrison Kennedy has brought a Maple Blues Award for Songwriter of the Year to Steeltown!  It all happened on January 15, 2018 at Koerner Hall.

Click here for the Spectator story on Harrison's win.



Links: Harrison KennedyMore Harrison Kennedy StoriesVideo above courtesy of Luther Blues

Colin James' latest album Blue Highways (ft Hamilton's Steve Pelletier and Jesse O'Brien) won for Recording/Producer of the Year. Colin is also the only multiple winner, having earned the top spot in the Guitarist of the Year category.



Links: Colin JamesMore Colin James StoriesSteve PelletierMore Steve Peletier StoriesJesse O'BrienMore Jesse O'Brien StoriesVideo above courtesy of BelAxeBluesFlames

Cambridge Bluesman Conor Gains was a runner up for the coveted Cobalt Music Prize. Thanks to his song Walking Alone, he earned a $250 dollar payout.

Here's a complete list of winners.

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