Big Bo


Best Dutch Blues Album 2018


BIG BO – BEST DUTCH BLUES ALBUM 2018 award UPDATE: March 30, 2019 Wow, just WOW, today I was awarded with the BEST DUTCH BLUES ALBUM 2018 award for the album “Preaching the Blues”. I was handed out the award at the Blues Cruise Festival by Arie Verheul from the Dutch Blues Foundation. I am very honored for receiving this award, it is another crown on the hard work and the passion that me and Vera are putting into our musical projects. The theatre show Preaching the Blues and it’s Kids edition are still on the programme, we are traveling the country to tell about the origins of the Blues and keeping the music and it’s rich heritage alive. Winning this award means so much to us, it[…]

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BIG BO - General information - short biography


Dutch bluesman Bo Brocken (stage name: Big Bo) plays his Blues from the heart and soul. He has been around for quite a while now, touring Europe and the world for almost 30 years, playing his traditional style Blues. Performing as a one-man-band, using a full foot-operated drum set, acoustic and electric guitars, resonator guitars, Cigar Box Guitars and harmonica, he plays traditional blues in Delta, Piedmont, Misissippi Hills and Ragtime style. (Photo: Jos de Jong) Solo: 1987-now: Big Bo: vocals, guitars, harmonica, foot-drums Bands: 1990-1999: Big Bo and Mr. Bas 1998-2008: Slow Blow Fuse 1999-2010: The Mercymen 2000-2002: Bo and Boiré 2016- now: Big Bo and his Voodoo Machine

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