Get Ready to ROCK!’s Pete Feenstra has been voted “UK Blues Broadcaster of the Year” in the annual UK Blues Awards, sponsored by ‘Blues Matters’.
The winners of each category were announced in a special virtual awards stream via the UK Blues Federation YouTube channel on Sunday 17 May, at 18:00 BST (GMT+1).
There were guest appearances from Walter Trout, Bernie Marsden and MCs included legendary broadcaster Bob Harris.
Promoted by The UKBlues Federation, the sole UK Affiliate of the Blues Foundation, an Active Member of the European Blues Union, and organiser of the annual UKBlues Challenge.
The nomination process involving a panel of over 800 invitees took place between 6th & 20th January 2020 during which time there were hundreds of nominations.
In 2019 Pete Feenstra was awarded ‘Best Radio Show’ at the European Blues Awards. He previously picked up a Lifetime Contribution award at the European Blues Awards in November 2016.
The latest Facebook Live session from Canadian singer-songwriter Josh Taerk was streamed on Sunday 20 December., imbued with a festive flavour to raise the spirits
More about Josh: http://getreadytorock.me.uk/blog/?s=%22Josh+Taerk%22
David Randall presents a weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sundays at 22:00 BST (GMT+1, repeated on Mondays and Fridays), when he invites listeners to ‘Assume The Position’. This show was first broadcast on 20 December 2020 and announces the results of the Popular Poll for Best of 2020.
UK Blues Broadcaster of the Year (2020) Pete Feenstra presents his weekly Rock & Blues Show on Tuesday at 19:00 ( BST, GMT+1) as part of a five hour blues rock marathon “Tuesday is Bluesday at GRTR!”. The show is repeated on Wednesdays at 22:00, Fridays at 20:00). This show was first broadcast 20 December 2020 and includes Pete’s best of the year selections
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Featured Albums w/c 11 January 2021 (Mon-Fri)
09:00-12:00 UNRULY CHILD Our Glass House (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 SERGEANT STEEL Truck Tales (Boyz Tyme Records)
14:00-16:00 DAN REED Liftoff (Zero Entertainment)
Power Plays w/c 11 January 2021 (Mon-Fri)
BLACK SPIDERS – Good Times (Dark Riders Records/Cargo Records)
GRAVITY MACHINE Standing Stones (Zyse Records)
EMPIIRES Love Or Hate (TLG Entertainment/INgrooves)
RAY FENWICK Tam Tam (Singsong Music)
DEAD REYNOLDS Voices (The Fort)
LAYLA ZOE Don’t Wanna Help Anyone (indie)
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