blues challenges


After having been selected for the finals in 2012 and 2013 with Amaury Faivre and the Broken Harps, Yves and Amaury win 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.


International blues challenge '18

The duo flies to Memphis for the 34th International Blues Challenge which takes place in January 16th-20th under a polar-cold weather. 260 bands from all around the world with a vast majority of US bands challenge in the Beale Street Clubs and Amaury and Yves manage to get a place for the semi-finals.

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.

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