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

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See lineup below!
After-jam following the competition featuring
Bobby Thompson & the Groove

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.

Lineup
Jeff Fetterman Solo
Bobby Thompson & the Groove
Division Street Machine
Pierce Dipner & Shades of Blues
Kip London Solo
BC & Sonny
The Bluenotes
Mitch Littler
Curtis & the Shakerz
Ben Hartlage and Stu Braun
Redd Up Rhonda
Color Blind Willie 
Lineup subject to change!