Sunday, January 22, 2023

Blues and Roots International Song Contest Finalists (including local artists)

From the website

The International Song Contest this year was judged by an independent panel of 10 jurors who are currently part of the Worldwide Blues & Roots Radio team, they are all active in their music communities in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia, a number of the jurors sit on regional and national award panels in their respective countries. 

​Thank you to everyone who submitted their songs to this years contest, we had a record number of entries from around the world, the quality of entries was extremely high making it a difficult task for our jurors.

Category Winners To Be Announced January 25th 2023 - ($250 CAD Cash Prize )

Overall Winner To Be Announced January 30th 2023 - (Annual Award + $250 CAD Category + $750 CAD Overall = Total Cash Prize $1000)

Listed below are the chosen finalists in each category.

Click here for the category winners. 

Duo | Trio | Band  

  • Andre Bisson (Hamilton) - Down The Line

    Links: Andre BissonMore Andre Bisson Stories, Video above courtesy of AndrĂ© Bisson - Topic

  • Cormac O Caoimh - When My Kids Grow Too Old To Hold Hands
  • Cory M. Coons - Freedom Road
  • Daniel Cook - Lucky
  • Dougal - Beat Up Old Ford
  • Ian David Green - White Sand, Black Star
  • Jason Baker - The Dream Of Peace
  • Joel Brogon - Little Warbler
  • Jeff Plankenhorn - Bird On The 9th
  • Kayulta (Solo) - Anither Wey (fae thi steamhaimer)
  • Kenny MacDonald - Don't You Be A Stranger
  • Keyon Harris - The Devil
  • Mark LeCornu - Sunflower
  • Matt Storch - Wish Upon A Star
  • Oatpod - Sense Of Place
  • Smiling Jack Smith - New Shoes Blues
  • SOHM - In The Morning
  • Sun King Rising - No. 6 Magnolia Avenue
  • Victor Nesrallah - The Train Don't Stop Here No More
  • Vince Vanguard - Let Me Go

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