Washington Blues Society Presents:
The 2023 Best of the Blues Awards Show
Sunday, April 23, 2023
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event website: Washington Blues Society
Event Facebook: 2023 Best of the Blues Awards
The Washington Blues Society’s annual Best of the Blues Awards (“BB Awards”) returns on Sunday, April 23rd to honor musicians, artists, events, and venues nominated by Blues Society members in 30 award categories. The 2023 BB Awards show will feature live performances by select nominees and an All-Star cast of presenters from around the region, in a banquet hall setting at the Nile Shrine Events Center Ballroom, 6601 244th St SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043.
The nominees once again are chosen by the membership and are among the absolute best Blues performers from throughout the Pacific Northwest. The field represents the work of several successful fan campaigns, high visibility acts, new sensations and long-established favorites who all deserve recognition for their steadfast determination and accomplishments.
Nominees include multi award winners The Stacy Jones Band, along with IBC champions Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons, along with 2023 Blues challenge Band entrants Eric’s Maine Connection, along with first time Best Band nominees McPage and Powell, and Seattle institution The Davanos. New to the awards are the groups Crushed Velvet, Joel Astley Band, Whitewing, and the Lonesome & Pine, who represented Washington State in the solo/duo category at the 2023 International Blues Challenge. All of the acts have multiple award nominees in their ranks, while the events and venues represent a cross section of the music community in our region.
Featured Music From Select Nominees from Best Band, Best Traditional Band, Solo/Duo New Band, and Hall of Fame categories:
- All items are Gluten Free
- Vegetarian Meals By Request - email [email protected] by April 16.
GA Single - $50
GA Couple - $90
Open to the public.