Daniel Eriksen nominert til Blues Blast Award

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Det amerikanske webmagasinet Blues Blast Magazine deler hvert år ut prisene "Blues Blast Music Awards".  For 2018 er norske Daniel Eriksen nominert i kategorien "Acoustic Blues Album". Bildet: Daniel under International Blues Challenge, Memphis 2018. (Foto: Lawrence Hsia).

Det blir delt ut priser i 12 forskjellige kategorier, og det er seks forskjellige nominasjoner i hver kategori. Daniel Eriksen vi få hard konkurranse fra Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager, Doug MacLeod, Mitch Woods, Sonny Landreth og Sunny Lowdown.
I tillegg til Daniel er halvt norske Rick Estrin & The Nightcts nominert i to kategorier, "Traditional Blues Album" og "Blues Band".

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Her er alle nominasjonene:

Contemporary Blues Album
Victor Wainwright & The Train - Self Titled
Selwyn Birchwood - Pick Your Poison
Chris Cain - Self titled
Danielle Nicole - Cry No More
Bernard Allison - Let It Go
Jason Ricci & The Bad Kind - Approved By Snakes

Traditional Blues Album
The Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling - The High Cost of Low Living
Kim Wilson - Blues And Boogie Vol 1
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats - Groovin' In Greaseland
Oscar Wilson - One Room Blues
The Cash Box Kings - Royal Mint
Mud Morganfield - They Call Me Mud

Soul Blues Album
Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - After A While
Johnny Rawls - Waiting For The Train
Bettye LaVette - Things Have Changed
Benny Turner - My Brother’s Blues
Markey Blues & Ric Latina Project - Raised In Muddy Water
Ivy Ford - Time To Shine

Rock Blues Album
Walter Trout - We're All In This Together
Albert Castiglia - Up All Night
Tinsley Ellis - Winning Hand
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers - Stompin' Ground
Ghost Town Blues Band - Backstage Pass
Savoy Brown - Witchy Feelin'

Acoustic Blues Album
Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager - Rough Cut
Doug MacLeod - Break The Chain
Mitch Woods - Friends Along The Way
Daniel Eriksen - Narrative Boogie
Sonny Landreth - Recorded Live In Lafayette
Sunny Lowdown - Down Loaded

Live Blues Recording
Sonny Landreth - Recorded Live In Lafayette
John Mayall - Three For The Road
Ghost Town Blues Band - Backstage Pass
Muddy Waters - Live At Rockpalast
Nick Schnebelen - Live In Kansas City
Casey Hensley - Live Featuring Laura Chavez

Historical Or Vintage Recording
Muddy Waters - Live At Rockpalast
Luther Allison Box Set
Johnny Nicholas - Too Many Bad Habits
Paul Delay – Live at Notodden '97
Reverend Raven & The CSAB - My Life – Twentieth Anniversary

New Artist Debut Album
Patrick Recob - Perpetual Luau
Ben Levin - Ben's Blues
Heather Newman - Burn Me Alive
Casey Hensley - Live Featuring Laura Chavez
Orphan Jon - Abandoned No More
Ilya Portnov Strong Brew

Blues Band
The Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats
The Cash Box Kings
Ghost Town Blues Band
Welch Ledbetter Connection
Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar Boys featuring Westside Andy

Male Blues Artist
Victor Wainwright
Chris Cain
Walter Trout
Oscar Wilson
Kid Ramos
Benny Turner

Female Blues Artist
Danielle Nicole
Shaun Murphy
Samantha Fish
Bettye LaVette
Beth Hart
Karen Lovely

Sean Costello Rising Star Award
Ben Levin
Joyann Parker
Orphan Jon
Ivy Ford
Heather Newman