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SAN DIEGO SCORES BIG WITH BLUES MUSIC AWARDS NOMINATIONS!

04/11/2019 (11:24 am)  Filed under:  Feature,News

Congratulations to all the nominees, and especially to our hometown heroes Laura Chavez, Whitney Shay, James Harman, Patrick Rynn and former San Diegan Sugaray Rayford!
 
Acoustic Album:
A Woman’s Soul, Rory Block
Black Cowboys, Dom Flemons
Global Griot, Eric Bibb
Journeys To The Heart Of The Blues, Joe Louis Walker/Bruce Katz/Giles Robson
Wish The World Away, Ben Rice
Acoustic Artist:
Ben Rice
Guy Davis
Hadden Sayers
Harrison Kennedy
Rory Block
Album of the [...]

2020 INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE BAND ENTRIES NOW OPEN!

04/11/2019 (10:33 am)  Filed under:  Feature,IBC

The International Blues Challenge takes place in Memphis January 28 – February 1, 2020.  Over 250 bands  and solo/duo acts from around the world participate annually, and the excitement on Beale Street is palpable!  In addition to being a competition, it is an amazing networking opportunity.  Festival promoters are there in droves, looking for new [...]

SUPPORT BLUSD JUST BY SHOPPING WITH AMAZON SMILE!

04/11/2019 (7:30 am)  Filed under:  News,Uncategorized

A lot of us shop on-line these days for the sake of convenience, and now Amazon offers the opportunity to support your favorite causes while you shop, at no additional cost! Just paste this link into your browser:   smile.amazon.com/ch/33-0846085  Then, shop as usual, and part of the proceeds will go to us…thanks!

TOMCAT COURTNEY’S 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION ON 1/24!

01/13/2019 (9:11 am)  Filed under:  IBC,News

Come join us for a Special Birthday Celebration!
Its Tomcat Courtney’s 90th Birthday Blues Party with Special Guest’s. January 24th 6pm in The Madeira Ballroom at the Ramada Inn San Diego Located at 5550 Kearny Mesa Rd. San Diego Ca. 92111. This is One Party You’ll not want to Miss! There will be a Texas Style [...]

BLUSD SUMMER CAMP GRAD BENJI DAVIS TO REPRESENT BLUSD IN MEMPHIS!

01/13/2019 (8:48 am)  Filed under:  BITS,News

Although our 2018 International Blues Challenge competition was cancelled due to insufficient entries, we are proud to report that 15-year-old Benji Davis will be representing BLUSD in the Youth Showcase at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January 2019.  Benji is an amazing guitarist who has been attending our Blues Summer Camp for several [...]

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