On November 7, the Cascade Blues Association in Portland, OR held it’s 25th Annual Muddy Award Ceremony. We are honored and humbled to announce that we received 7 Muddy Awards: Contemporary Blues Act, Traditional Blues Act, Electric Guitar, Drums, NW Recording, National Recording, and Performance of the Year. Thank you CBA members, fans, and blues lovers for all the support and the inspiration…we wouldn’t be here with out you!!!





Here is a complete list of the recipients:

Contemporary Blues Act – Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes
R&B Act – Curtis Salgado
Traditional Blues Act (Tie) – Ben Rice Band / Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes
New Blues Act – Sonny Hess & Vicki Stevens Band
Regional Blues Act – Hank Shreve Band
Duffy Bishop Female Vocalist – Rae Gordon
Curtis Salgado Male Vocalist – Ben Rice
Electric Guitar – Kevin Selfe
Terry Robb Acoustic Guitar – Alan Hager
Bass – David Kahl
Drums – Jimi Bott
Harmonica – Hank Shreve
Keyboards – Dk Stewart
Horns – Pete Moss
Venue – Duff’s Garage
Hurley Award (for stage crew) – Chris Colligan
NW Event – Cascade Blues Association Membership Picnic
NW Recording – Kevin Selfe – Long Walk Home
National Recording – Kevin Selfe – Long Walk Home
Performance of the Year – Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes Big Band at the Waterfront Blues Festival
Back What You Believe In Award – Joey Scruggs
Lifetime Achievement – Norman Sylvester