Buddy Knox Blues Band
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Buddy Knox Blues Band

Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia | SELF

Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia | SELF
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KK's BLUES NEWS - NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN BLUES AWARDS

* Buddy Knox wins Australian Blues Music award for New Talent held on 12th February 2009 at Goulburn during the ANNUAL AUSTRALIAN BLUES MUSIC FESTIVAL Awards night.



Congratulations go out to BUDDY KNOX for this year's winner of the NEW TALENT AWARD - Talkin' Woman Blues (Honey Hush) (Album: Got Da Blues).



Much deserved recognition for his many years of service to the music industry.

Buddy and his young and gifted band absolutley stunned festival goers with their delivery of raw blues power of both their own songs and classic blues standards at the festival.



Buddy Knox will be appearing exclsively at the Bluesfest Byron Bay on Friday April 10th.


- Colin Briscoe


Discography

'Got da Blues' the 14 track album which received "Album of the Year" Newcastle 2008 Blues Awards, and also helped Buddy to be named BEST NEW BLUES TALENT in 2009!
KK's Blue Sydney s on Radio 2SER-107.3FM
Received Buddy's bio in the mail yesterday. Thankyou so much for sending me this we can certainly use for the program and I will make sure it KK has it for the show coming up.

I really loved all the tracks from the album especially tracks 1,2 5,and 6, 9, 10 and 12. ....magic stuff...and so will add these across our Australian blues hour part (5-6)of the 3 hour show.

Thanks again and please pass on our best regards to Buddy from KK and myself

�Friday mornings program and again tracked up another song from the album and receiving good feedback from our phone-in listeners during the show�.

The Buddy Knox tracks recently aired on Triple J

Roots 'N All with Sarah Howells
Ain't No Big Deal On You
4/09/2008 10:16 PM

Original Aboriginal
17/07/2008 10:52 PM

Big Leg Woman (With A Short Mini Skirt)
11/07/2008 12:15 AM

You can check out the play list details at the below URL:
http://www.jplay.com.au/JSite/SearchPlaylists.aspx?PlaylistID=4426

2011 "Buddy's Blues" is released at Woodford Folk Festival

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Winner of Sydney Blues Society Blues Challenge 2011.
Buddy Knox was the winner of Australia's CHAIN AWARDS Best Male Vocal 2012, after named the BEST NEW BLUES TALENT for 2009! (The CHAIN Awards are for recognised excellence in Australian Blues Music.)
Finalist for the Deadly Awards 2009 Male Artist of the Year. Finalist Male Artist and Album of Year 2011 DEADLYS!

The Buddy Knox Blues Band does Blues, R&B and Soul.
Buddy is a funky blues man, and he does more than just play music...
He thrills his crowd with great blues guitar on his 335 Gibson and with some stage theatrics tossed in, he does indeed "smoke boots"!!
Buddy and his Band perform authentic blues, with a dash of didgeridoo!! UNIQUE and funky!!

Buddy has been influenced by Freddie King, Albert King, Albert Collins, Robert Johnson, Delbert McLinton and BB King. The Band is unique with stage presentation, they like to "go hard" and give audiences their best.
The Band played at the Wagga Jazz n Blues Festival in 2008 and were called "the diamond Band of the weekend".

The Buddy Knox Blues Band has played at festivals:
Tamworth 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010,2011, 2012
Yabun Victoria Park 2008
The Cutting Edge Festival 2008
The Dreaming Festival 2008, 2009
Wagga Jazz n Blues 2008, 2009, 2011
Woodford Music Festival 2008, 2010
The famous Goulburn Blues Festival 2009 as a feature artist!
Byron Bay Bluesfest April, 2009, 2010, 2011
The Dreaming, Woodford, June 2009
The Gympie Muster 2009,2011
The Sydney Blues Festival 2009
FEATURE artist Wagga Jazz n Blues 2009, 2011
The Queenscliff Bluestrain 2009
The Mordialloc Fine Food, Wine and Music Festival 2009
Blues on Broadbeach 2010, 2012
Peace Festival 2011
Darling Harbour Jazz and Blues 2011
Agnes Waters Blues n Roots Festival 2012
Kiama Jazz n Blues Festival 2012
Blue Mountains Music Festival 2012
Blues at Patonga 2012

Buddy's album 'got da blues' won the Newcastle 2008 Blues Awards album of the Year.

Buddy was a finalist for the most prestigious Australian "Chain" Awards for best new talent, best male vocalist and for producer of the Year for the Album 'got da blues' (co produced Buddy Knox/Gareth Hudson)
Buddy won the Best New Blues Talent Award!!

2012 Chain Awards Male Vocal of the Year

2011 "Buddy's Blues" Buddy's second album is released, "Squeaky Chair Blues' music/lyrics by Buddy makes the top Ten Musicoz Awards 2010, 'Buddy's got the Blues Again' takes Buddy to the 2011 APRA Development Awards Finals for Songwriters

Buddy says he 'feels like a man 'bout to light a smoke at a petrol pump'....and he has been described as Australia's answer to BB King!!

Buddy amazing history means he is no stranger to performing; with national and international touring experiences, as lead guitarist for many artists.

He also played guitar for the huge crowds at The Capital City Big Day Out Tours for The Warumpi Band...no, he is not stage shy!

But at The Buddy Knox Blues Band gigs, come prepared for a blues gig like no other,
as Buddy will 'smoke ya boots'...promise!