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29th International Blues Challenge Winners Crowned February 3, 2013

Posted by David W. King in Blues, Blues Awards, Blues Music Awards, Blues Piano, Blues Radio, Blues Rock, Blues-Punk, Music News, Music News Updates.
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The Blues Foundation’s 29th International Blues Challenge concluded Saturday with an afternoon twin bill at the Orpheum Theatre.

The solo/duo winner was Little G Weevil, sponsored by Atlanta Blues Society and second place honors went to Suitcase Brothers a from the Blues Society,

The top prize in the Band competition was awarded to Selwyn Birchwood Band of the Suncoast Blues Society. Second place honors were earned by Michael van Merwyk Bluesoul, German Blues Network, and the third spot went to Dan Treanor’s Afrosippi Band w/ Erica Brown, hailing from the Colorado Blues Society.

A beautiful custom Gibson ES-335 guitar featuring The Blues Foundation’s logo and a Category 5 amp was awarded to Selwyn Birchwood Band of the Suncoast Blues Society as the band finals top guitarist.

In the Best Self-Produced CD contest, the judges determined the best to be :
Montreal Blues Society
Solo Recordings
Steve Hill

Blues societies all over the world will soon be starting all over again as they begin their own competitions to determine who they will send to the 30th International Blues Challenge, the finals of which will be staged February 1, 2014.

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Telluride Blues & Brews Announces First Annual Sunset Blues Concert September 13, 2010

Posted by David W. King in Blues Festivals, Blues Guitar, Blues Piano, Blues Radio, Boogie Woogie, Festivals, Music News.
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WHAT: Sunset Blues Concert
WHEN: Thursday, September 16, 2010
WHERE: Sunset Plaza, Mountain Village, Telluride, CO
TICKETS: FREE
SHOW TIME: 5:00 pm

WHAT: 17th Annual telluride Blues & Brews Festival
WHEN: September 17-19, 2010
WHERE: Telluride Town Park, Telluride, CO
TICKETS: 3-day pass $160.00; Juke Joint tickets $25; Friday and Sunday $55.00 each; Saturday $65.00; Bal de Maison $20; After Hours Jam $15.00; Festival camping $40 per person

Telluride, CO – Need another reason to attend Telluride Blues & Brews? In addition to jaw-dropping scenery, performances by the finest blues, rock, gospel and soul artists and more than 150 brews from over 50 of the best microbreweries from the Southwest and beyond, the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is delighted to announce the addition of a free concert to kick-off the weekend’s festivities. The Sunset Blues Concert, which will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2010, will feature British blues sensation, Matt Schofield, and hometown favorites, the Gold Kings.

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With the Closing Days of Summer Almost Upon Us, Roxy Takes Us on the Road With a Superlative Playlist of Traveling Songs August 23, 2010

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Tune Into New York Bluesbird on KCOR–August 26th

The best Blues, Swing and Indies with Roxy Perry on Kansas City Online Radio! Log on to the KCOR website and click the CHAT icon to join Roxy and friends live in the chat room!

Kansas City Online Radio: Blues-Rock and Cool Talk! Recognized by The National Heritage Foundation Blues Hall of Fame as a Great Blues Radio Station! Listed by Windows Media Guide as one of the TOP THREE INTERNET RADIO STATIONS!

THURSDAY:

7:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
6:00 p.m. Central Standard Time
4:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time

RE-BROADCAST SCHEDULE

Mondays at 4:00 p.m. CST … or 10:00 a.m. GMT
Tuesdays 9:00 a.m. CST … or 3:00 p.m. GMT

VISIT KCOR:
Website: http://www.kconlineradio.com/

VISIT ROXY PERRY:
on the Web at http://www.roxyperry.com

AUGUST 26th PLAYLIST…..
Roadmaster – Roxy Perry
Going To Chicago – Joe Williams
Get On The Right Track Baby – Ray Charles
Walk Right In Walk right Out – Levay Smith
Hot Rod – The Fins
Night Train – James Brown
Travelling South – Albert Collins
Highway 61 Revisited – Johnny Winter
Livin’ On The Open Road – Delaney and Bonnie
Roll All Day – Jason Ricci
Memphis High – Kerry Kearney
Right Around The Corner – Frankie Paris
Electra – Jerry Dugger
Big Black Hole – Larry McCray
Pontiac Four Door – Al Stone
Road Warrior – Sandy Mack
Lucky – Genya Ravan
Early In The Morning – Don Oriolo
Rainy Night In Georgia – Junior Mack
Moving On Down The Line – Johnny O
Hear My Train A’Coming – Jimi Hendrix
Highway 13 – John Lee Hooker
Train Song – Rhett Tyler
Fast Ford Freddy – Zed Head
Crossroads – Robin Trower
The Letter – Joe Cocker
Midnight Train – Roxy Perry
Crooked Path – Roxy Perry

Join Us In Wishing Roxy a Happy B’Day and Celebrate Her 50th Year in Show Biz, Roxy Perry–New York Bluesbird – April 22nd on KCOR April 19, 2010

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**This Thursday….. Visit Roxy in the KCOR chat room to wish her a HAPPY BIRTHDAY and HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! April 25th is Roxy’s birthday and it marks her 50th year in show biz!!!!***

Happy B'Day, Roxy. Wishing You Many More

The best Blues, Swing and Indies with Roxy Perry on Kansas City Online Radio! Log on to the KCOR website and click the CHAT icon to join Roxy and friends live in the chat room!

Kansas City Online Radio: Blues-Rock and Cool Talk! Recognized by The National Heritage Foundation Blues Hall of Fame as a Great Blues Radio Station!

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