16TH ANNUAL
2021 BLUES CHALLENGE

Sunday
September 5, 2021

Syria Shrine Pavilion

1877 Shriners Way

Cheswick, PA 15024

Doors 1pm | Music 2pm

Discount tickets available before the event

Or purchase tickets at the door

Food & drinks available for purchase

Lineup will be
posted once finalized

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We're back for 2021!

We have a new venue and the acts are ready to go!

The 2021 Blues Challenge will feature 12 of the area's best blues bands and solo/duo acts competing for cash prizes and a chance to represent Western Pennsylvania at the 2022 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN!

  • $1000 for best band

  • $500 for best solo/duo

  • Jim Weber memorial best guitarist award ($100)

  • $500 Gift Certificate to Music Garden Studios for the band & solo/duo winners (donated by Albert Torrance)

Ticket Information

Tickets in advance:  $15 (BSWPA Members) | $18 Public

Tickets at the door:  $18 (BSWPA Members) | $20 Public

Click the link below for advance ticket sales. 

BSWPA members, check your email for a discount code to purchase advance tickets.

NO ADDITIONAL FEES WILL BE CHARGED FOR ADVANCE TICKET SALES!

Hotel Information

Need a room after the event?  The special rate of only $89 is available at the nearby Holiday Inn Express in Harmarville, only 6 minutes from the event venue. 

Use the link below for booking or call the hotel to book.  Use special rate code BLS.  Rooms must be booked by August 11 to receive the special rate.

There are still a few spots left!

Many bands that signed up in 2020 are still planning on joining us this fall, but there may be a few spots open up.

For additional information and a mail-in application, please click below.

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