2010 Maple Blues Awards

Photo Gallery Video Highlights Nominees and Winners


PHOTO GALLERY

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS


NOMINEES AND WINNERS

Congratulations to everyone who won at this year’s Maple Blues Awards! Winner names are highlighted in *BOLD in the nominee list below.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Downchild
Johnny Max Band
*Matt Andersen
Monkey Junk
Shakura S’Aida

ELECTRIC ACT OF THE YEAR

David Gogo
Downchild
Jack de Keyzer
Jimmy Bowskill Band
*Monkey Junk

ACOUSTIC ACT OF THE YEAR

Braithwaite & Whiteley
Harrison Kennedy
Harry Manx
Little Miss Higgins
*Matt Andersen

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Bob Walsh
Duane Blackburn
Harrison Kennedy
Jim Byrnes
*John Mays (Fathead)

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Dawn Tyler Watson
Erin McCallum
Robin Bank$
*Shakura S’Aida
Treasa Levasseur

NEW ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

Arsen Shomakhov
Chris Antonik
Erin McCallum
Hupman Brothers
*Mike “Shrimp Daddy” Reid

RECORDING OF THE YEAR

*Downchild I Need A Hat (Linus), Producer – Don Walsh
JW-Jones Midnight Memphis Sun (NorthernBlues), Producer – JW-Jones
Mel Brown Love, Lost and Found (Electro-Fi), Producers – Mel Brown, Alec Fraser & Andrew Galloway
Shakura S’Aida Brown Sugar (Ruf)
Producer – Jim Gaines
Various Artists Things About Comin’ My Way-A Tribute To The Music Of The Mississippi Sheiks (Black Hen), Producer – Steve Dawson

BB KING INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

*Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band
Duke Robillard
Janiva Magness
JJ Grey & Mofro
Mavis Staples

GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

*Garrett Mason
Jack de Keyzer
Steve Dawson
Teddy Leonard
Tony D

HARMONICA PLAYER OF THE YEAR

David Rotundo
Guy Bélanger
Paul Reddick
Roly Platt
*Steve Marriner

PIANO/KEYBOARD PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Graham Guest
*Julian Fauth
Kenny “Blue Boss” Wayne
Lance Anderson
Michael Fonfara

HORN PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Al Lerman
Chris Murphy
*Chris Whiteley
Johnny Johnson
Pat Carey

DRUMMER OF THE YEAR

Bucky Berger
Chris Nordquist
Geoff Arsenault
*Matt Sobb
Vince Maccarone

BASSIST OF THE YEAR

Alan Duffy
Alec Fraser
Brandi Disterheft
Gary Kendall
*Keith Picot

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Harry Manx
Jolene “Little Miss” Higgins
*Paul Reddick & Colin Linden
Sue Foley & Peter Karp
Treasa Levasseur

BLUES BOOSTER OF THE YEAR

*Gord MacAulay

BLUES WITH A FEELING (Lifetime Achievement)

*Rita Chiarelli

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The Toronto Blues Society acknowledges the annual support of the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council and the Department of Canadian Heritage, and project support from FACTOR< and the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada’s Private Broadcasters, The Canada Council for the Arts, the SOCAN Foundation, SOCAN, the Ontario Media Development Corporation, and the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.