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Date(s) - 08/26/2018
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

High Dive


The North Central Florida Blues Society (NCFBS) is an affiliate of the Blues Foundation, which holds the International Blues Challenge (IBC) every year in Memphis. As an affiliate, the North Central Florida Blues Society holds a regional competition, which allows for a winning band, solo/duo, and self-produced CD to compete as a representative of the North Central Florida region in the IBC in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee in the Beale Street Historic District.

The NCFBS has been represented in Memphis since 2008. Three different NCFBS acts have advanced to the Semifinals. Which acts will be next?

Last year’s challenge was the closest scoring ever. Who will take the prize and represent North Central Florida?

Doors open at 3:30, music starts at 4!

This year’s participants are:

Ed Coogan
Cosmo Easterly
Sweet William
Rick Guerry

Shovelhead Blues Band
The DevilJays
Brett Wellman & the Stone Cold Blues Band
Sheba the Mississippi Queen and the Bluesmen