Fiona Boyes & The Fortune Tellers
Fiona Boyes is an internationally recognised blues guitarist, vocalist, bandleader and songwriter. A distinctive fingerpicking and slide guitarist. Fiona's soulful, authoritative style has earned her 8 nominations in the USA Blues Music Awards, Memphis. She is the only Australian musician ever to be nominated in these prestigious awards, which are considered to be the Grammies of the Blues. Her most original repertoire showcases a myriad of traditional regional blues, folk and roots influences, and spans a dozen album releases. Fiona’s recent award-winning albums feature acoustic finger-picking, swampy electric guitar, unique hand-made cigar box instruments and a rare National Reso-Lectric baritone with grooves that range from Delta slide guitar, gritty Mississippi Hills riffs, intricate acoustic country blues, classic Chicago and New Orleans feels to heartfelt ballads. International reviewers have likened her albums to taking a ‘virtual roots music road trip through the American Deep South’.