Voting for the 2022 Colorado Blues Society’s Members’ Choice Awards has closed, and we are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2022 Colorado Blues Society Members’ Choice Awards*: [It’s really cool to see so many COMBO members in this list!]

Favorite Female Vocalist—Jessica Rogalski; Cass Clayton; Erica Brown
Favorite Male Vocalist—Al Chesis; Rex Peoples; David Booker
Favorite Guitarist—Taylor Scott; Vince Converse; Joe Schicke; Bob Murnahan; Randall Dubis
Favorite Harmonica—Al Chesis; Nic Clark; David Biondo
Favorite Bassist—Bob Tiger; David Brandt; Alyssa Chesis
JD Kelly Favorite Horns—Matt and Mark Wilkolak; The Burroughs Horns; Deborah Stafford & the Night Stalkers Horns
Favorite Keyboardist—Jimmy Ayers; Scott Hackler; John Magnie
Favorite Drummer—Kyle Borthick; Scotty Rivera; Jamie McGregor; Christian Teele
Favorite (Other)—Randall Dubis (Lap Steel); Lionel Young (Violin); Kyle Borthick (Washboard
Favorite Songwriter—Otis Taylor; AJ Fullerton; Taylor Scott
Favorite Blues Band—The Delta Sonics; Mojomama; West Side Joe and the Men of Soul; Blues Circus
Favorite Solo/Duo—Al Chesis and Bob Pelligrino; Johnny Johnston; David Booker
John Catt Favorite Young Performer Award—Blue Shoes; Emma Marie; Grace Kuch
Favorite Blues Jam—Chris Haug’s Blues Party-Greeley; Monday Jam at the Speakeasy; Robert Fiorino’s Thursday Jam
Favorite Festival—Telluride Blues & Brews; Greeley Blues Jam; Blues from the Top
Favorite Blues Club/Venue—The Buffalo Rose; The Moxi Theater-Greeley; Nissi’s
Favorite Blues Fan—Jim Primock; Chick Cavallero; Tracy Servantes; Bonnie Lafferty
Favorite Local Recording—Grace Kuch and Ronnie Earl, “Got That Style”; Taylor Scott, “All We Have”; Mojomama, “We Are One”
Favorite Blues Radio Program—Blues Legacy, KGNU; Kai Turner’s Strictly Blues, I-Heart Radio; Jeff Koepke’s House Rent Party, KRFC
Favorite Photographer—Ken Arias; Michael Mark; Michael McGrath
Favorite Live Moment—Vanessa Collier at Greeley Blues Jam; Southern Avenue at Blues from the Top; Mac Arnold and Plate Full of Blues at Greeley Blues Jam

* The top 3 for each category are listed unless there was a tie.

There will be a silent auction at the Member’s Choice Awards for a cool Buddy Guy Stained Glass Guitar, hand-crafted by our own Scott Fitzke. Come on down and you may get to own this one-of-a-kind piece of art!


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