Swiss Blues Challenge 2017
After having been selected for the finals in 2012 and 2013 with Amaury Faivre and the Broken Harps, Amaury Faivre Duo wins the Swiss Blues Challenge on June 30th, 2017, hosted by the great Summerblues Basel Festival in a wonderful place and by a wonderful weather.
Among the selected bands figured Dominic Schoemaker, Estalla Benedetti and Michael G Band, as well as Manu Hartmann & the City Blues Band who won the Challenge in 2018.
SWISS BLUES CHALLENGE '17
European Blues Challenge 2018
The series of Challenges ends on March 16th-17th 2018 with the 8th European Blues Challenge, in Hell (Norway). 21 bands represents European countries, and the winners are "The Ragtime Rumours" (Netherlands). Amaury Faivre Duo obtains a great 4th place.
Amaury Faivre wins his first Music Award at the age of 16, with White & Blues in duo with Sylvain Dubrez on the guitar. The 50 bands who were in the competition at the Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, offered them the very special Prix du Public (Audience Prize) during the 2001 Jeunesses Musicales de France.
Vully Blues Festival Award 2017
Thanks to a powerful set in a beautiful caveau, Amaury Faivre wins with the Sidewalk Blues Gang the Vully Blues Festival Award 2017. This prize, awarded by public vote, honours the most appreciated performance among the 15 bands of this festival edition.
2nd place in the IBBA Presenter's Album Picks of the Month, Mar. 2021
3rd place at the UK Blues Top 40, Mar. 21
Selection among the Powerblues selection from the Collectif des Radios Blues, Feb. 21
Album of the Month Léman Bouge