Elles Bailey Nominated for European Blues Award
Rising star Elles Bailey continues her onwards and upwards ascent of the mountain of country rock heading for the high ground and peak. As she nears the end of 'The Road I Call Home Tour’, Elles received the news that she had been nominated for Best Female Vocalist in this years European Blues Awards.
Elles is up against Beth Hart and Layla Zoe as said about the nomination “Honestly, I am humbled to have been nominated for the second year in a row alongside the incredible Beth Hart, who I am a huge fan of! Its been a big year of touring for me especially in Europe so this is a lovely accolade to end the year with!”
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Elles’ forthcoming new material follows on from her successful and critically-acclaimed debut album, ‘Wildfire’. Maverick Magazine awarded ‘Wildfire’ top marks (5/5) and predicted that “If Bailey can follow this album up with something equally as good as ‘Wildfire’, there’s no reason why she can’t hit the heights (Taylor) Swift did” With her new material, Elles proves that she can successfully continue that climb.
Live venues and performance are important to Elles Bailey, crowned “The Blues Princess” by Blues in Britain. She’s brought her genre-crossing music to fans in her own headline tours before, and also played festivals and toured with other artists, like Jo Harman, Wille & The Bandits, and Eric Gales. She’s also, this year, been promoting the work of small, independent music venues, like Little Rabbit Barn, for whom Elles recorded a special set of downloadable tracks to support them.
Bristol-based Elles Bailey has a talent for crafting and seamlessly weaving rootsy blues, country, and soulful rock, with a contemporary edge. Her music draws on these roots and Ingredients, blending and transcending them, with each song given a unique flavour and texture by Elles’ unique, super-smoky, utterly unforgettable voice. Bluesdoodles dubbed her “The Voice of the Blues”, whilst Music News observed that “A childhood illness gave her a remarkable tool and she uses it to its very best effect. One of the best things I've heard."
Check out the full tour dates on Elles Bailey’s own website and get a chance to experience this rising star, with her unique voice and amazing new material, in her natural habitat of live performance, taking some new songs to new cities.
22 – The Tunnels, Bristol 24 – Blues at the Bowl, Southampton
15 – Tetbury, Goods Shed
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