The great people at Illinois Blues have a lot of great information every week. This week an announcement for bands for a blues challenge in Illinois:
Illinois Central Blues Club - Springfield, IL
Solo/Duo Blues Challenge
The Illinois Central Blues Club will be conducting its first Solo/Duo Blues Challenge on November 3, 2007 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Alamo, located at 115 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL. The winner will receive $200 in travel monies to represent the Club at the Blues Foundation International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN during February 2008. Entries must be received by Monday, October 15, 2007 Complete challenge rules and info available at: http://www.icbluesclub.org. Questions? Contact Mark Edmiston, at 217 622-0340 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org , or Charlotte A. Montgomery 217 899-9840
Also some blues festivals coming up this weekend!
This weekend brings the Tommy Johnson Blues Festival in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, the Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Festival in Tucson, Arizona, the Buckingham Blues Bar Blues Festival in Ft. Myers, Florida and the ShedHed Blues Festival in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Support Live Blues near you by attending one of these events!
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