Wednesday, September 23, 2009

6th Annual Blues Challenge!

It's finally here!!

This Saturday Night, September 26th!!
Blues Society of Tulsa's 6th Annual Blues Challenge
VFW Post 577 - 1109 E. 6th Street (Just West of Peoria on 6th St.)
Doors will open at 3:00pm and the first Duo/Solo Act will start at 4:00pm

Bands should begin around 6:45 or 7:00 (I'll try to get exact times by the end of the week)
Solo/Duo Acts may perform for up to 15 minutes each & Bands may perform up to 20 minutes each.

Winning acts will represent Tulsa by competing in the most coveted of all Blues Challenges:
The International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN on January 20 - 23, 2010!

Solo/Duo Acts: Bee Blue W/Two, Local Boys,
Slidebone Johnny, Danny J. Buck, James Groves

Bands: Austin Skyline, Home Brewed Band, Locus, Tight Rope, Hurricane Mason,
Bluesdogs, Tru Blu, The Dustin Pittsley Band, and Corona Brothers

Yes...14 Acts - In One Night - Under One Roof !!

This contest is essentially a competition to help us to decide who our Band and Duo/Solo Act representatives in Memphis at the 2010 International Blues Challenge will be... where they'll be "Looking For Tomorrow's Stars Today!"
Awards will be presented to the winners on the night of the event!
Drawings will be held throughout the night for some really cool prizes so be sure to get plenty of tickets... and be sure to check out the silent auctions!

This year's Sponsors/Donors:
Danny Beck Chevrolet, Galen Brown's Guitars and Repair, Tracy Phillips and Tiger Natural Gas, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hohner, Alligator Records, the Rockin' John Henry Foundation, El Guapo's, Dilly Deli, Tas Cru, Mike Zito, Carol Carley, Kerry Kudlacek, Joe Bonamassa/J&R Adventures, Osage Million Dollar Elm Casino, Blind Pig Records, Electro Groove & Delta Groove Records, Yellow Dog Records, Blind Raccoon, Choc Beer & Pete's Place in Krebs, OK, Famous Dave's BBQ, The Cheesecake Factory,, Tulsa Oilers, Mazzio's, Zio's Italian Eatery, Creek Nations River Sprit Casino, Ted's Cafe' Escondido, El Chico's Mexican Restaurant, The Music Store, and many more!

Join the Blues Society of Tulsa at and help us do our part in "Keeping the Blues Alive!"

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