Band Of The Year, 2020 Australian Blues Music Awards
Song Of The Year for 'Seven Days A Week', 2020 Australian Blues Music Awards
Best New Talent, 2017 Australian Blues Music Awards
Nominated for Best EP, 2017 Australian Roots Music Awards
Finalist 2017 International Songwriting Competition
Finalist 2017 Independent Music Awards
Nominated for 3 Australian Blues Music Awards including Song Of The Year for "Corner Girls"
Carnival Of Fools debuted #1 on Australian Blues and Roots Airplay Charts Feb 2019
"With them, the future of Blues is secure" - Blues Blast Magazine (US)
"A well-oiled soul-machine" - Blues Magazine (Netherlands)
"An impressively accomplished debut album... Blues Arcadia exudes all-round excellence" - Tony Hillier, Weekend Australian Review
“The first full-length album for Brisbane’s Blues Arcadia finds the accomplished five-piece at the height of their powers.” – Phil Stafford, Courier Mail
"This is what a 21st century blues band should sound like - a howling celebration of what it is to make music now." - Mark Doherty, Nothin' But The Blues, 4ZZZ 102.1FM
"Damn good songwriting across a range of styles, allied to some quality musicianship from all concerned." - Iain Cameron, Blues Matters Magazine
"A highlight of the performance is the interplay between main songwriters Alan Boyle and guitarist Chris Harvey." - COURIER MAIL QWeekend
“Blues Arcadia gave us a passionate performance and great music, and hammered home the argument that live bands are simply the best entertainment there is. Next time they’re playing, make sure you see them.” - SCENESTR Magazine
Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right)
The Ballad of Sir Tralyne (official video)
Seven Days A Week @ The Old Museum 23 March 2019
"An eclectic blues recording that combines a broad palette of colours and textures harnessing the powerful energy of old-school Stax and Motown Soul/R&B."
"A remarkably assured debut."
Blues Matters Magazine (UK)
Recorded and filmed in a single take, live at the Barn Studios, Plainland QLD.
Video by Geoff McLeod, Sputnik Films (www.sputnikfilms.com.au).
Recorded and mixed by Mike "Beachy" Wild (www.wildlifeaudio.com)
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