Tim Lothar and Peter Nande was nominated for Best
Danish New Folk Act at Danish Music Awards,
for their album Two for the Road
At the Danish Music Awards (the danish "Grammy
he was handed the Best Danish Blues Album 2009
for the album In It For The Ride
Tim Lothar was handed this prestigious award at
Danish Blues Artist of the Year 2008
Tim Lothar started his
musical career as a drummer, for the last 10 years
playing all over
Europe with the band Lightnin Moe,
now put on hold for an indefinite period of time.
A few years ago, after 25 years behind his drum
kit, Tim Lothar began cultivating singing and playing
acoustic guitar to explore classic American Delta
Blues. With an indisputable talent and great musical
Tim began a whole new career as a solo performer,
and very quickly issued his debut-CD,
Cut To The Bone in 2006.
The CD received raving and enthusiastic reviews
at home and abroad, for instance:
* A guitar player
with Blues in his blood.
* A new European blues act with class
* A CD to classify in your acoustic blues
collection next to the big ones, very big ones
The CD really boosted
things, and since then Tim has reaped experience
and inspiration from his intense
touring all over Europe On his recent, second issue,
In It For The Ride, Tim still explores
Blues, but also contributes with his own strong
compositions and deep, personal interpretaions of
the old blues classics.
Leading British magazine Blues Matters wrote this:
Tim Lothars own songwriting is so good,
you have to
read the credits to discover whether a song is an
original or yet another from Sleepy John Estes or
Tim Lothar is a versatile,
talented, skilled and serious musician, who has
come a long way already, but who will
take his career even further in the future.
The award committees
You receive the award for your significant effort
for the Delta Blues.
The committee emphasizes your insight in the style,
your musicality and versatile instrumental skills.
In a very short time you have excelled as a talented
guitarist, singer and songwriter, and as a musician
an open mind for new challenges.
You stand out as an excellent and a worthy representative
of Danish blues music, and we wish you
the best of luck in your future career.
Copenhagen Blues Festival, Amager Bio and Mojo Blues