ARBA Blues Album of the Year
Entries are now open for the 2018 Blues Album of the Year.
Entries close 23rd of July 2018. Details HERE
Albums are to have been released in South Australia in purchasable hard CD and/or digital form in the period of 1st July 2017 to 30th June 2018.
Previous Blues Album of the Year Awards ...
2017 ARBA Blues Album of the Year
The Adelaide Roots and Blues Association has conducted its third competition for blues-styled albums recorded by South Australian musicians. Representatives of acts that released albums in the twelve months prior to 30th June 2017 were invited to nominate related albums by the deadline of 7th August.
The three album Finalists were announced at the British Workingmen’s Club, on Saturday, 14th October
On November 24th at the Noarlunga Arts Centre The trophy for ARBA Blues Album Of The Year was presented to Nikko and Snooks for their album, Way Back Home. Congratulations on your deserved win.
2016 ARBA Blues Album of the Year
Awarded to ‘Pocket The Black’
recorded by Lazy Eye
Adelaide Roots and Blues Association conducted the second of now-annual competition for Blues and Roots albums recorded by South Australian musicians.
Acts that had released Blues albums in the twelve months prior to 30th June 2016 were invited to nominate their albums by that date.
Finalists were announced in late July, with the trophy for ARBA Blues Album Of The Year, presented to Lazy Eye at the ARBA International Blues Music Day event on 6th August.
2015 ARBA Blues Album Awards
Information on the 2015 contest for Blues albums by SA artists over the two years of 2014-15