Sunday, 20 May 2007

EWOB 2007 Festival awards

On Saturday 19 May, third and final night of the EBMA's European World of Bluegrass 2007 Festival, the following awards were made.

European Bluegrass Band 2007:

#1 G2 (Sweden)

#2 Meantime (Slovakia)

#3 Kreni (Czech Republic)

G2* will hold the title of #1 European Bluegrass Band for the next twelve months, and will represent Europe at the IBMA's World of Bluegrass in Nashville, TN, in 2008.

Audience Popularity Award:

#1 4 Wheel Drive (Netherlands)

#2 G2 (Sweden)

#3 Rawhide (Belgium)

Rawhide also received a special award as the only band to have performed at all ten European World of Bluegrass Festivals.

*The Bluegrass Blog noted G2 as a band to watch in September 2006, when they had been together for less than a year.