Danish Music Awards

Danish Music AwardCongratulations to Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado! On September 24th, at a ceremony during the first evening of the 2014 edition of Copenhagen Blues Festival, the winner of this year's "Danish Music Award" in the recently reinstated Blues category was announced. The band received this price two years in a row now, this time for their record "Too Many Roads" that was released in March 2014 on Ruf Records.

"It feels incredibly good, it's an immense acknowledgement to get this prize again. And we are of course very happy that it's exactly this album that gets the prize, since we think it's the best album that we have made so far. It was a really strong field that we were up against, I guess we can say that it's the Danish blues elite. So we are immensely proud!", said Risager after the announcement.

On tour: Mike Zito & Samantha Fish

Mike and Samantha2009 Blues Music Award winner Mike Zito is one of those rare artists that can sing like nobody’s business, can write songs that instantly grip you, play one hell of a mean Gulf Coast style guitar and has the stage presence to draw in any audience. Besides two own releases with his band The Wheel and as part of the Royal Southern Brotherhood, he recently worked as a producer with Samantha Fish on her new album  Black Wind Howlin’. In November Samantha appeared as special guest during the German tour of the Royal Southern Brotherhood.

Now on tour together: Mike Zito + Samantha Fish with The Wheel!

Nov    11    UK     Bristol, The Tunnels
Nov    12    UK    Swansea, The Scene
Nov    13    UK    Derby, Flower Pot
Nov    14    UK    Sutton, Boom Boom Club
Nov    15    DE    Berlin, Quasimodo
Nov    16    CZ    Sumperk, Blues Alive
Nov    18    DE    Bonn, Harmonie
Click here to see all tour dates.  

Royal Southern Brotherhood back in Europe

RSBHaving released their second studio record „heartsoulblood“ and with Mike Zito’s new live set “Songs From The Road” and Devon Allman’s new album “Ragged & Dirty” (to be released in October), the Royal Southern Brotherhood will be back for a tour across Europe in September.

Sep 5    NL    Amsterdam, North Sea Jazz Club
Sep 6    NL    Tegelen, Bluesrock
Sep 7    IRE    Monaghan, Harvest Time Blues
Sep 8    UK    Edinburgh, The Caves
Sep 10    D    Aschaffenburg, Colos-Saal
Sep 11    D    Dortmund, Piano
Sep 12    D    Berlin, Quasimodo
Sep 13    D    Hannover, Bluesgarage
Sep 15    D    Hamburg, Downtown Blues Club
Sep 16    FIN    Tampere, Tampere-Talo
Sep 17    SE    Göteborg, Nefertiti Club
Sep 18    SE    Malmö, KB
Sep 19    SE    Karlshamn, Bellevueparken Folkets Park
Sep 20    NO    Mandal, Blues Club       

 

Blues Music Awards

BMA 2014

For all fans of Royal Southern Brotherhood there's good news. The band will not only tour across Europe, Canada and the USA in the next months, but will also release their brand new record "heartsoulblood" in June!

That's hard to top. But as a reward for their achievements they also won the Blues Music Award for "Best DVD" in Memphis. Congratulations to Mike Zito, Cyril Neville, Devon Allman, Yonrico Scott and Charlie Wooton!

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