The North Central Florida Blues Society Regional Blues Challenge will be held on August 26 at the High Dive in Downtown Gainesville. As an affiliate of the Blues Foundation, 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 International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis in the Beale Street Historic District.

The lineup of participants is set!

Blind draw for order is coming shortly.

Solos:
Ed Coogan
Cosmo Easterly
Rick Guerry
Sweet William

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

 

The Facebook event page is:

The actual start and end time of the North Central Florida Blues Society Regional Blues Challenge will be determined shortly, along with the order of participants by blind draw.