Late Breaking News:
This fall from award-winning multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Michael Jerome Browne, his new album on Borealis Records: The Road Is Dark.
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Long recognized as a musician's musician and a master of traditional American roots styles, MJB takes the road less traveled and leads his fans on an unforgettable Acoustic Blues Road Trip. Destination: Love, Death and Drinking.
Eight originals and six seminal covers recorded live off the floor and with no overdubs, The Road is Dark proves once again that when it comes to acoustic blues, Browne is the man you want behind the wheel.
Multiple Juno Nominee, winner of the Maple Blues Acoustic Artist of the Year and the Canadian Folk Music Award for Solo Artist of the Year.
Come and join us at the launch concerts in Ontario and Quebec this fall. And for those of you in Western Canada, watch for the launches already booked for Spring 2012.
29 October 2011
L'Astral, 305 Ste-Catherine St. W.
Tickets: $20 +tax/service
Available at the box office or at the door
2 November 2011
The Acoustic Grill
172 Main Street West
Prince Edward, ON
Tickets: (613) 476-2887
3 November 2011
Presented by The Toronto Blues Society
Melody Bar Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen Street West
4 November 2011
511 Talbot Street
5 November 2011
Westboro Masonic Hall
430 Churchill Avenue North
Available at the Ottawa Folklore Centre
or at the door
"THIS BEAUTIFUL MESS", FEATURING ELEVEN NEW ORIGINAL SONGS, AVAILABLE IN STORES SEPTEMBER 2008.
MJB INSTRUCTIONAL DVD: "GUITARE SLIDE BLUES ET TRADITIONNELLE", RELEASED (IN FRENCH) FALL 2008. WATCH FOR THE ENGLISH VERSION IN 2009!
Previous Awards, Nominations and Achievements:
2009 - nomination for "Acoustic Act of the Year" at the Maple Blues Awards
2008 - recipient of "Solo Artist of the Year" at the Canadian Folk Music Awards
2007 - nomination for "Acoustic Act of the Year" at the Maple Blues Awards
2005 - "Michael Jerome Browne & the Twin Rivers String Band" nominated for a JUNO award in the category "Best Roots & Traditional Album- Solo"
2004 - recipient of "Folqui" Award from Folquébec
2004 - nominations for 2 Maple Blues Awards
2002 - nominations for 7 Maple Blues Awards!
2001- recipient of "Acoustic Act of the Year" at the Maple Blues Awards
2001 - "Drive On" nominated for a JUNO award in the "Best Blues Album" category
1999 - "Michael Jerome Browne" (first album) nominated for a JUNO award in the "Best Blues Album" category
1998 - recipient of "Best Acoustic Artist" award from Real Blues Magazine
Michael Jerome Browne has had a total of 17 Maple Blues nominations since 1999, in the following categories: Acoustic Act, Male Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter, Producer, Recording, and Entertainer of the Year!