Friday, August 2, 2013

North Central Florida Blues Society Annouces Regional Competition for 2014 International Blues Challenge

The North Central Florida Blues Society will be holding the 2013 Gainesville Blues Challenge on Sunday, September 15, 2013, at the Dirty Martini Bar, located at 2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL. This is a regional competition that allows the winning band and solo/duo the opportunity to compete in the 2014 International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, TN.

Competition start time will be approximately 6 pm, subject to change, depending on the band line-up. Registration is now open and the deadline to sign up for the competition is September 1, 2013.

Admission will be $5 and all door proceeds go to the winning band and solo/duo to help them afford the trip to Memphis.

For additional registration details, contact North Central Florida Blues Society President Rob Richardson at .

See for rules and regulations.                

See separate blog entry for state-wide overview of local competitions as they progress:

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