Samantha Fish Wins CBFAY at 39th Annual Blues Music Awards

Kansas City’s Samantha Fish won Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year in the Blues Foundation’s 39th Annual Blues Music Awards announced May 10, 2018 at the Memphis Cook Center in Memphis, TN. Congratulations to a deserving artist surrounded by a field of amazing artists, including: Beth Hart, Karen Lovely, Shemekia Copeland, and Vanessa Collier.

Blues Insights congratulates all of the Blues Music Award winners and special congratulations, of course, to Ms. Samantha Fish. Here’s some balloons for you!

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Samantha Fish rang in the New Year Jan. 1, 2018 at Knuckleheads in Kansas City. [©2018 Blues Insights/Peggy Stevinson Bair. All rights including promotional and commercial rights reserved]
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Samantha Fish brought hometown fans a high energy show for NYE at Knuckleheads in Kansas City. [©2018 Blues Insights/Peggy Stevinson Bair. All rights including promotional and commercial rights reserved]
More winners that have crossed our cameras:

Mike Zito for Rock Blues Artist of the Year. Congratulations, Mr. Zito!

Mike Zito and Terry Dry performed Dec. 9 at Knuckleheads in Kansas City. ©2017 Peggy Stevinson Bair/Blues Insights.
Mike Zito performed Aug. 11, 2017 at Knuckleheads in Kansas City. [©2018 Blues Insights/Peggy Stevinson Bair All Rights Reserved]

 

Walter Trout for Rock Blues LP of the Year (“We’re All in This Together”)

Walter Trout, left, with son Donnie performed July 2, 2017 at Knuckleheads in Kansas City. “Hey, Dad – Congratulations!”
Walter Trout performed July 2, 2017 at Knuckleheads in Kansas City. (© 2018 Blues Insights/Peggy Stevinson Bair All Rights Reserved)

“Southern Avenue” Best Emerging Artist Album Award – Congratulations!

Southern Avenue’s Tierinii Jackson performed July 12, 2017 at Knuckleheads in Kansas City. Jackson is the lead vocalist with the blues band Southern Avenue out of Memphis, TN. (©2017 Blues Insights/Peggy Stevinson Bair All rights reserved)
Tierinii Jackson with Southern Avenue, performing Nov. 30, 2017 at Knuckleheads in Kansas City. (©2017 Blues Insights/Peggy Stevinson Bair All rights reserved)

 

“Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm” namesake album for Best Soul Blues Album – Congratulations to a fantastic band!

Robert Cray performed July 11, 2017 at Knuckleheads in Kansas City. 9©2017 Blues Insights/Peggy Stevinson Bair – All rights reserved)
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