Kevin Selfe and The Tornadoes nominated for 10 Muddy Awards!!!

The Cascade Blues Association in Portland, OR has announced the 25th annual Muddy Award nominations and we are excited and honored to be nominated for 10 awards this year!!! We have been nominated in the following categories: Contemporary Blues Act, Traditional Blues Act, Male Vocalist, Electric Guitar, Bass, Drums, NW Recording, National Recording, Performance of The Year, and Lifetime Achievement (Jimi Bott).

THANK YOU so much CBA members, we are truly honored and humbled to be recognized amongst the incredible talent here in the Pacific NW. The award ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 7 at the Melody Ballroom. For more information on the awards, how to join the CBA, and voting procedures, please visit www.cascadeblues.org

Here is a full list of the nominees:

CONTEMPORARY BLUES ACT
Ben Rice Band
Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes
The Strange Tones

R&B ACT
Curtis Salgado
Linda Hornbuckle
Norman Sylvester Band

TRADITIONAL BLUES ACT
Ben Rice Band
Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes
Tevis Hodge Jr.

NEW ACT
Beacon Street Titans
Roseland Hunters
Sonny Hess & Vicki Stevens Band
Tevis Hodge Jr.

REGIONAL ACT
Ben Rice Band
Hank Shreve Band
Randy Oxford Band
Tommy Hogan

“DUFFY BISHOP” FEMALE VOCALIST
LaRhonda Steele
Lisa Mann
Rae Gordon

“CURTIS SALGADO” MALE VOCALIST
Ben Rice
Kevin Selfe
Phil “Suburban Slim” Wagner

ELECTRIC GUITAR
Ben Rice
Kevin Selfe
Phil “Suburban Slim” Wagner

“TERRY ROBB” ACOUSTIC GUITAR
Alan Hager
Ben Rice
Mary Flower
Tevis Hodge Jr.

BASS
Allen Markel
Dave Kahl
Lisa Mann

DRUMS
Brian Foxworth
Dave Melyan
Jimi Bott

HARMONICA
Hank Shreve
Jim Wallace
Mitch Kashmar

KEYBOARDS
Dave Fleschner
DK Stewart
Steve Kerin

HORNS
Brad Ulrich
Joe McCarthy
Peter Moss

VENUE
Duff’s Garage
The Blue Diamond
Trail’s End Saloon

NW RECORDING
Hank Shreve Band – I’ve Had It
Kevin Selfe – Long Walk Home
Rae Gordon Band – Blue Lemonade

NATIONAL RECORDING
Candye Kane – Coming Out Swingin’
Kevin Selfe – Long Walk Home
Nikki Hill – Here’s Nikki Hill
Southern Hospitality – Easy Livin’
Too Slim & The Taildraggers – Blue Heart
Trampled Under Foot – Badlands

BEST PERFORMANCE
Ben Rice Band – Journey To Memphis Finals at
Waterfront Blues Festival
Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes Big Band –
Waterfront Blues Festival
Nikki Hill – Waterfront Blues Festival

NW BLUES EVENT
Bronze, Blues & Brews
CBA Membership Picnic
Ilwaco Blues Festival

“Hurley Award” For Behind the Scenes Stage Crew Achievement
Chris Culligan
Darren Mack
Steve Gross

“PAUL DELAY” LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
DK Stewart
Jimi Bott
Norman Sylvester