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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 [...]

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 [...]

LRBC Pre-Party Benefitting BLUSD on 10/27 was a big success!

11/05/2018 (11:43 am)  Filed under:  News

The joint was jumpin’ with 600 happy blues lovers, both cruisers and non-cruisers!  Thanks to Chris Cain, Bill Magee, Michele Lundeen and Anthony Cullins for burning the house down, to Michael Kinsman for putting it all together, and to the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise staff for donating ticket proceeds to BLUSD!  Looking forward to [...]

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 [...]

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