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.
SWISS BLUES CHALLENGE '17
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.