2009 Maple Blues Awards

Entertainer Of The Year
Downchild
Jack de Keyzer
Little Miss Higgins
Monkey Junk
Shakura S’Aida 

Electric Act Of The Year
David Gogo
Garrett Mason
Jack de Keyzer
Monkey Junk
The Twisters 

Acoustic Act Of The Year 
Big Dave McLean
Braithwaite & Whiteley
Harrison Kennedy
Harry Manx
Julian Fauth 

Male Vocalist Of The Year 
Harrison Kennedy
Jim Byrnes
John Mays (Fathead, Maple Blues Revue)
Paul Reddick
Steve Marriner (Monkey Junk) 

Female Vocalist Of The Year 
Jolene “Little Miss” Higgins
Roxanne Potvin
Shakura S’Aida
Suzie Vinnick
Treasa Levasseur 

New Artist/Group Of The Year
Blackburn
Blues Delight
Clio & The Blues Highway
Ross Neilsen
Scott McCord & The Bonafide Truth 

Recording Of The Year 
Come Out Swingin' (NorthernBlues)
The Twisters
Producers: Chris & Brandon Isaak
One Dog Barkin’ (Electro-Fi)
Harrison Kennedy
Producer: Harrison Kennedy 
Songs From The Road (Stony Plain)
Jeff Healey
Producer: Alec Fraser
 
SugarBird (NorthernBlues)
Paul Reddick
Producer: Colin Linden 
Tiger In Your Tank (Beefy)
Monkey Junk
Producers: Steve Marriner and Monkey Junk 

Blues With A Feeling Award
(Lifetime Achievement) 
Alec Fraser
Chris Whiteley
Danny Brooks
Ellen McIlwaine
Joe Murphy
Ken Whiteley
Michael Fonfara
Paul James
Terry Wilkins
Tom Lavin 

BB King International Artist Of The Year 
John Mayall
Maria Muldaur
Taj Mahal
Tommy Castro
Watermelon Slim  

Guitarist Of The Year 
Garrett Mason
Jack de Keyzer
Steve Dawson (Jim Byrnes)
Steve Strongman
Tony D (Monkey Junk)  

Harmonica Player Of The Year 
Carlos del Junco
David Hoerl (The Twisters)
David Rotundo
Jerome Godboo
Steve Marriner (Monkey Junk) 

Piano/Keyboard Player Of The Year 
Bill Stevenson (Easley Stevenson Arsenault)
Julian Fauth
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne
Lance Anderson
Michael Fonfara (Downchild, Maple Blues Revue) 

Horn Player Of The Year 
Al Lerman (Fathead, Maple Blues Revue)
Chris Murphy (Maple Blues Revue)
Chris Whiteley (Maple Blues Revue)
Johnny Ferreira
Pat Carey (Downchild, Maple Blues Revue) 

Drummer Of The Year 
Al Cross
Bucky Berger (Fathead)
Chris Nordquist
Geoff Arsenault (Easley Stevenson Arsenault)
Tom Bona (Raoul & The Big Time, Maple Blues Revue) 

Bassist Of The Year 
Alan Duffy (Jack de Keyzer)
Alec Fraser (Broken Joe, Jeff Healey)
Gary Kendall (Downchild, Maple Blues Revue, Gary Kendall Band)
Keith Picot (The Twisters)
Tom Easley (Easley Stevenson Arsenault) 

Songwriter Of The Year 
Brandon Isaak (The Twisters)
Chris Whiteley & Diana Braithwaite
Harrison Kennedy
Paul Reddick
Treasa Levasseur