Swedish guitar award to Eric Bibb

ericbibb.jpgEric Bibb to receive the Guitarpeople’s Prize for his contribution to keep acoustic folk music traditions alive. The prize, established in 2002, honors Swedish artists whose main instrument is the acoustic guitar. The winner is chosen from the nominees by the winners of the 2008 award, Bengan Blomgren & Emil Svanängen, together with Guitarpeople’s Mats Silfving and Jojje Wadenius. Previously, the prize has been awarded to Jojje Wadenius, Ane Brun, Lisa Miskovsky, Mats Ronander, Ulf Wakenius and Max Schultz.
The 8th Guitarpeople’s Prize Show will be presented at Fasching in Stockholm March 13th.