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COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS IN FLUX

08/10/2021 (10:18 am)  Filed under:  Feature

Greetings blues lovers,

Sad to report that gigs are once again being cancelled due to increased COVID spread from the Delta variant.  Therefore, we ill not proceed with our Blues Summer Campin 2021. The San Diego regional International Blues Challenge will also not take place this year due to  low vaccination rates in Tennessee. We have [...]

THE LAFAYETTE BLUES BAND IS HEADING TO THE IBC IN MEMPHIS!

08/12/2019 (8:12 am)  Filed under:  Feature

What an AMAZING day! Blues Lovers United of San Diego welcomed Len Rainey & the Midnight Players, S. Mathias (Scott Mathiasen) & the Honeycombs, The Charles Burton Band, and The Lafayette Blues Band to our regional International Blues Challenge. Everybody did a spectacular job, but in the end we can only send one band to Memphis, and that band [...]

2019 BLUSD BLUES SUMMER CAMP ANNOUNCED!

04/11/2019 (11:50 am)  Filed under:  BITS,Feature

BLUSD is proud to announce our Blues Summer Camp for kids ages 11-17, taking place 7/29-8/2 at Northminster Church in Clairemont.  Campers receive instruction on their instrument of choice, and perform in concert on Friday night.  It is the best thing EVER! Enroll your kids now, as spots are limited! Contact our Blues in 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, [...]

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