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Hello from our International Headline Act

July 23rd, 2018

Hello Durban Blues Fans

 

Since I last appeared at the festival (2010) I sure have been a busy gal ! I come back ,very excited, this year with a proud list of accomplishments under my belt which I hope will shine through when I perform for you all again on Sat 3rd November . I am extremely excited !

 

 List of awards:

2017 – Winner ‘Blues Blast Music Award’ (USA)   ‘Best Acoustic Album’ for Reference Recording audiophile acoustic album ‘Professin’ the Blues’

2017 – Winner ‘Best Blues Album’ The Age Music Victoria Awards (Australia) for album ‘Professin’ the Blues’

2017 – Blues Music Awards Nominee (Memphis, USA) – 2 nominations: ‘Acoustic Artist of the Year’ and ‘Acoustic Album of the Year’ for ‘Professin’ the Blues’

2016 –  Blues Music Awards Nominee (Memphis, USA) ‘Traditional Female Blues Artist of the Year’ (Koko Taylor Award)
Blues Blast Music Awards Nominee (USA)  ‘Female Blues Artist of the Year’
#1 Australian Blues & Roots Radio Chart ‘Professin’ the Blues

2015 – Winner ‘Best Blues Album’ The Age Music Victoria Awards for album ‘Box & Dice’  (electric album featuring cigar box guitars/baritone/electric Mississippi style blues)

#1 Australian Blues & Roots Radio Chart for album ‘Box & Dice’

2012 – Presented with the ‘Key to the City’, Clarksdale Mississippi USA

2011 – #1 Australian Blues & Roots Radio Chart for album ‘Blues for Hard Times’  (small ensemble blues, acoustic & electric, recorded in Austin, Texas)
#1 XM Sirius BB King’s Bluesville USA ‘Picks to Click’ ‘Blues for Hard Times’

2010 – Blues Music Awards Nominee (USA) ‘Traditional Female Blues Artist of the Year’
Blues Blast Music Awards Nominee (USA) ‘Best Female Blues Artist’ & ‘Best Traditional Blues CD’ for electric band album ‘Blues Woman’

Link to website awards page: www.fionaboyes.com/awards

 

Cheers

Fiona x

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