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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 [...]

INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE 2018 WINNERS!

01/21/2018 (11:26 am)  Filed under:  Feature,News

Fuzzy and the Blues Band advanced to the semi-finals, but unfortunately not to the finals.  Nonetheless, they performed three spectacular shows that did San Diego proud!  Here is the list of this year’s winners in all categories.  Congratulations to all of them, and we’ll see you in Memphis again next year!
BEST SELF-PRODUCED CD:  Blue Metamorphosis, [...]

FUZZY AND THE BLUES BAND ARE HEADED FOR THE IBC IN MEMPHIS!!!

08/27/2017 (6:05 pm)  Filed under:  Feature

Ladies and gentlemen…Fuzzy and the Blues Band (Lenny Rankins) will be representing San Diego at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January 2018…woohoo! Thanks again to all the bands who competed this year: Give Me Back My Wig, Jon Campos & the Incurables, Anthony Cullins, Mike Maldonado JumpStart, John January & Linda Berry, and the Baja Blues Boys! Huge [...]

NEW FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY FROM HAYBURNER GUITARS!

05/14/2017 (7:42 am)  Filed under:  Feature,News

Hayburner Guitars is offering to donate 30% of their sales from 5/13/17 – 5/27/17 to BLUSD!  They make wonderful and unique guitars from vintage oil cans.  You can visit their website at http://www.hayburnerguitars.com/.  What a great way to add a unique item to your music collection and show some love for  BLUSD at the same [...]

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