Earle and Coffin receive 2017 Maple Blues Awards nomination for New Artist of the Year and are excited to be heading to Memphis Tennessee in January 2018 as part of the International Blues Challenge Quarter Finals! Dartmouth, Sunday, October 15th, 2017
Some of East Coast Canada’s finest blues talent gathered to perform for a panel of judges in the 2017/2018 Maritimes to Memphis Competition to decide which two acts would represent the Maritimes at the 2018 International Blues Challenge hosted in Memphis Tennessee. Alongside The Dan Doiran Band, Earle & Coffin were chosen to proudly represent the East Coast as part of this International Competition. Shortly after that good news, on Wednesday, November 1st, Toronto Blues Society’s “Maple Blues Awards” announced their list of nominees for the upcoming awards gala. Earle & Coffin, once again obtaining national recognition, were nominated for New Artist of the Year for their album “Wood Wire Blood and Bone”.
Online voting is open from November 1st, 2017. Canadian blues fans can vote online in the eligible categories until December 1st, 2017. Register at www.mapleblues.ca. On Friday, November 17th, Earle & Coffin will join Dan Doiran, Carson Downey, and Garrett Mason in Dartmouth for this year’s East Coast Blues Society’s “Blue Christmas” Event to help fund-raise the trip in January. The acoustic Blues/Roots duo Earle & Coffin have accomplished a lot in the past two years. From recording their first album, “Live at the Citadel House”, to working in studio, creating “Wood Wire Blood & Bone”, their first original work. These 18-year-old blues men have been getting around touring festivals and showcases throughout Canada. And their talent has been getting recognized; awarded the 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award for Young Performers of the Year, a 2017 Music NL Award for Blues/Jazz Artist of the Year, alongside numerous regional and national nominations.
Earle & Coffin are soulful vocalists, brilliant guitar players and blessed with engaging personalities, experienced beyond their years.
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