|Blues Moon Marquee Sweep Awards|
|(TORONTO, CANADA) – British Columbia-based Blue Moon Marquee rocked the Maple Blues Awards in a four-award sweep, winning the coveted categories of Entertainer of the Year, Acoustic Act of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Record/Producer of the Year for their fifth album Scream, Holler & Howl.|
It’s the first time in the 26-year history of the awards that one artist swept in these specific categories.
A.W. Cardinal, one-half of the Blue Moon Marquee duo, is also the first Indigenous artist to win the big four categories. Cardinal is Alberta-born and Métis/Cree. Jasmine Colette, a.k.a. Badlands Jass, is the other half of Blue Moon Marquee.
The Maple Blues Awards are Canada’s and they honour the finest in Canadian blues. The awards program’s goal is to promote blues music across the country and recognize outstanding achievement. The Maple Blues Awards have been presented by the Toronto Blues Society since its inception in 1997. This year’s awards were presented Jan. 30 in Toronto at the Harbourfront Centre Theatre.