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INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE 2019

05/24/2018 (11:09 am)  Filed under:  Feature

ATTENTION BLUES BANDS!

It’s time once again to prepare for the International Blues Challenge, taking place in Memphis January 22-26, 2019. Over 200 bands from around the world participate, and it is an amazing opportunity for wider recognition. Many promoters are there, offering festival bookings. San Diego’s Regional Competition preliminary rounds will take place on 8/12 [...]

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 [...]

BEN POWELL IS NOW HEADED FOR MEMPHIS…PARTY ON 1/11!

12/11/2014 (6:11 am)  Filed under:  Feature

Because Missy Andersen has been nominated by the Blues Foundation as Soul Blues Female Artist of the Year, she is no longer eligible to compete in the International Blues Challenge. Runner-up Ben Powell has graciously agreed to go in Missy & Heine’s  place on short notice.  Join on Sunday, 1/11 to send him off in [...]

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