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DUTCH BLUES AWARDS 2019

BIG BO – DUTCH BLUES AWARDS 2019

Big Bo genomineerd voor 4 Blues awards en bekroond met 2 awards in 2019. Best Dutch Blues Album en Best Dutch Blues Act.

Zoals ieder jaar werden ook dit jaar weer de awards uitgereikt aan Nederlandse blues musici. Big Bo werd in 2018 al genomineerd voor maar liefst vier van deze Blues awards, te weten: Best Dutch Blues Act, Best Dutch Blues Musician, Publieksprijs Award en Bijzondere Prestatie Award (Blues 4 Kids).

Tijdens de jaarlijkse Bluesdag in Nieuw Vennep, op zondag 6 oktober ontving Big Bo van de Dutch Blues Foundation maar liefst twee awards: “Best Dutch Blues Album” en “Best Dutch Blues Act”. Wij zijn ontzettend trots op deze awards. Het publiek heeft Big Bo mogen voordragen en kunnen stemmen. Wij zien dan ook deze awards als een kroon op ons werk en enorme steun en waardering voor wat we doen in de Nederlandse Blues scene. Daarvoor willen we onze fans, (Blues)vrienden en trouw publiek hartelijk bedanken.

Groeten, Bo en Vera

Klik hier voor een verslag van de jaarlijkse Bluesdag: https://www.dutchbluesfoundation.nl/archief/bluesdag-2019

 


ENGLISH TEXT

Like every year, the awards were presented this year to Dutch blues musicians. Big Bo was already nominated in 2018 for four of these Blues awards, namely: Best Dutch Blues Act, Best Dutch Blues Musician, Audience Award and Special Performance Award (Blues 4 Kids).

During the annual Blues Day in Nieuw Vennep, on Sunday 6 October, Big Bo received no less than two awards from the Dutch Blues Foundation: “Best Dutch Blues Album” and “Best Dutch Blues Act”. We are very proud of these awards. The public was allowed to nominate and vote for Big Bo. We see these awards as a crown on our work and great support and appreciation for what we do in the Dutch Blues scene. For that we want to thank our fans, (Blues)friends and loyal audience.

Greetings, Bo and Vera

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BIG BO - General information - short biography

BIG BO

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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