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The 2018 IEBS Blues Awards will be held on Thursday, November 9 at The RoadHouse (20 N. Raymond St. Spokane Valley, WA).

Printable ballots can be found by clicking here - printed ballots must be returned no later than August 25th to be considered. Only current Inland Empire Blues Society members may vote.

Hall of Fame winners are not eligible for nomination (see the list of Hall of Fame winners here).

2018 IEBS Blues Awards Nominations

Use the form below to nominate up to 3 artists in each category. If you cannot remember the artist’s name, please state “(instrument) player for (band name)”.

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Best Writer for the Inside Blues &/or

Best Blues Radio Program

Best Blues Drummer (player & band name)

Best Blues Bassist (player & band name)

Best Blues Instrumentalist, Other (musician, instrument & band name)

Best Blues Keyboardist (player & band name)

Best Blues Harmonica (player & band name)

Best Female Blues Vocalist (singer & band name)

Best Male Blues Vocalist (singer & band name)

Best Blues Guitarist (player & band name)

Best Blues Slide Guitarist (player & band name)

Best Female Blues Performer (performer & band name)

Best Male Blues Performer (performer & band name)

Best Acoustic Blues Act

Best New Blues Band or Artist (2 years or less)

Best Blues Band

Best Blues Album, NW Region (title & band name)

Single Non-Festival Blues Event (name and locale)

Best Blues Festival (name & location)

Best Blues Club / Venue (name & locale)

Best Ongoing Event, occurring at least monthly (venue, locale and/or organizer)

Ted Todd Keeping the Blues Alive (Someone with exceptional acheivements or involvment with the blues)

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