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Media: Singer, Musician

Blu Hopkins
1671 Salmon River Rd.
Salmon Arm B.C. V1E 4M1

Ph: 250-833-4990
blu@bluhopkins.com
www.bluhopkins.com

Winner of the 2007 OMA Award for Bluegrass Artist of the Year and with his band Silvercreek, of the 2008 BCIMA Award for Bluegrass Artist / Group of the year, Blu Hopkins has been travelling, writing songs and performing them for over thirty years. Born in Fort Smith N.W.T. to a folk music family, his influences include everything from Bill Monroe and Woody Guthrie, to Gordon Lightfoot and Stan Rogers, His storytelling songwriting style reflects his experience working and singing across Canada. Blu has lived the songs he writes. He has been nominated ten times for Okanagan Music Awards and BC Interior music Awards in both Songwriter and Folk Artist categories and with Silvercreek as Folk/ Roots /Bluegrass band of the year.