About BLUSD

Non-Profit Status

Blues Lovers United of San Diego (BLUSD) is a non-profit, membership-driven 501c3 corporation affiliated with The Blues Foundation of Memphis, Tennessee. We actively promote all aspects of blues music throughout Southern California through a variety of activities. Among these are:

  • Publishing this website and our monthly newsletter, Blue Ink.
  • Producing and co-producing blues music events for our members and the public at large at a number of venues in the San Diego area, including the International Blues Challenge and out annual Membership Appreciation Party.
  • Conducting an ongoing Blues in the Schools (BITS) education program, exposing kids in primary and secondary education to the blues and its history, and operating a Blues Summer Camp for kids ages 11-17.
  • Providing music instructors for Photocharity’s Homeless Youth Outreach Program.
  • And a host of other activities for the Blues Lover.

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Our Mission Statement

  • Preserve and promote awareness and appreciation for The Blues – fundamental art form of American-born popular music.
  • Entertain and educate blues audiences with newsletter and website publications.
  • Generate a vigorous Blues In The Schools (BITS) program.
  • Foster San Diego’s blues community.
  • Stimulate visual and literary artistic blues expression.
  • Present and support local and national artists and blues culture.

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Member The Blues Foundation

BLUSD Officers and Directors, 2017

President

Janine Harty

Secretary

Michele Lundeen

Treasurer

Kevin Smith

BITS Coordinator

Janet Blair

Web Master

Lem Shamilov

Directors: 

Ric Lee

Danny Perez

BLUSD mailing address:

Blues Lovers United of San Diego
Post Office Box 34077
San Diego, CA 92163

Phone:
619-630-9416

Email: 

gro.dsulbnull@ofni

 



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