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Join us for the 2023 Blues Challenge!

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The 2023 Blues Challenge will feature EIGHT of the area's best blues bands and solo/duo acts competing for cash prizes and a chance to represent Western Pennsylvania at the 2024 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN!

We are currently accepting applications for 4 bands and 4 solo/duo acts.  Please click on the MORE INFO button below for rules and requirements.  If you wish to accept our challenge, fill out the application form below and submit.  Once submitted, you will be taken to our secure Square store to process your $50 application fee. 

Prizes are as follows:

  • $1000 for best band

  • $500 for best solo/duo

  • Jim Weber memorial best guitarist award ($100)

  • $500 Gift Certificate to Gigmaster Studios for the band winner (donated by Bob Breide)

  • $250 Gift Certificate to Joe Monroe's studio for the solo/duo winners

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