4. August | 22:00
Get ready for a debut that will leave a mark. Vanessa Collier is super populare at the American blues festivals. Now Notodden Blues Festival is getting this populare band leader, singer, sax player and songwriter to Norwat for the first time. Vanessa Collier have won three Blues Music Awards; “Horn Player of the Year” (2019 and 2020) and“Contemporary Female Blues Artist of the Year” (2022).
Since 2017 Vanessa Collier have been nominated for a Blues Music Award eight times. That is the same amount as Shemekia Copeland, Beth Hart, Ruthie Foster and Samantha Fish.
Vanessa Collier has a charactaristic stage presence and musicality that wins the audience over time and time again. That’s why she’s a frequent artist at multiple of the biggest festivals in USA and Canada. Now she’s visiting Norway for the first time, and she is guaranteed to make the audience swoon.