Road to Memphis Concert

Sunday, October 12, 2014   1PM - 6pm
Durham Central Park Pavilian
501 Foster St., Durham, NC

The concert will raise funds to send the recent Triangle Blues Challenge winners, Jason Damico (solo/duo) and Blues Hammer (band) to Memphis to compete in The Blues Foundation's International Blues Challenge (IBC) in January, 2015. The IBC is the largest gathering of blues musicians in the world and raising funds will help defray the costs that come out of the artist’s own pockets.

Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos
Josh Preslar Band
The Tornado Blues Band
Jason Damico & the New Blue
Jimi King Trio
Charlley Ward Band

Other participants include artisans, face painting, and henna art. The Blue Note Grill will be selling BBQ. Bring lawn chairs, blankets (no coolers please). Bring the family out and help support our local musicians with a fun day in the park. Doors open at 12pm. Admission prices: $10 (single), $15 (family), and $8 (TBS members).

Event Sponsors:
Image - logo for Sweetwater Farms  Image and link to The Hayti Heritage Center website.   Image - Triangle Blues Society   Image and link to the Blue Note Grill in Durham, NC website.   Image and link to Triangle Brewing website.  Image and link to the Questell Foundation Website.

Image - Triangle Blues Society Road to Memphis Concert Oct. 12, 2014 in Durham, NC.

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TBS Blues Jam

Triangle Blues Society 1st Sunday Blues Jam
Sunday, November 2 at 6:30pm
Blue Note Grill
No cover.

The Triangle Blues Society's inaugural 1st Sunday Jam in August at the Blue Note Grill in Durham was a huge success. We had a great turnout and lots of good blues music. The Blue Note Grill is conveniently located at 4125 Chapel Hill Boulevard in Durham -- just off Hwy. 15-501 Business -- on the service road in front of Target. So come on out to the next jam, enjoy some blues, eat some great food, support TBS, and have a great time.

Image - All ages play at the Triangle Blues Society First Sunday Blues Jam.

2014 Annual Triangle Blues Challenge

Image - 2014 Poster for the Triangle Blues Challenge in Durham, NC. The 2014 Triangle Blues Challenge was held at he Hayti Heritage Center in Durham, NC Saturday, July 26, 2014. We had a good turnout to watch and listen to some great blues music.

Congratulations to the Jason Damico winner of the Solo/Duo competition and to Blues Hammer the winning band.

Hi-Res printable version of the 2014 TBS Blues Challenge Poster.

Sponsors of the TBS Blues Challenge

Link to information about the Bull Durham Blues Festival.    Link to the Saint Josephs Historical  Foundation website.       Image - Sweetwater Farm - sponser of the 2014 TBS Blues Challenge.

Check out the Triangle Blues Calendar - We have Great Blues!

There is a lot more Blues going on in the Triangle.  Check out the Triangle Blues Society Calendar for a list area blues shows in that people have told us about! .

If you are a blues band/artist/group/venue, or whatever and you want to add your Triangle area show to the calendar please let us know by sending your events to with "BLUES CALENDAR" in the subject line, and we will gladly add your shows.

Please keep it to Triangle area Blues events only and remember to include Band Name/Date/Time/Location/Price etc. Feel free to pass this info on to your favorite blues bands!

TBS BluesNews Newsletter

Download the October 2014 TBS newsletter (PDF).

Download the September 2014 TBS newsletter (PDF).

Download the August 2014 TBS newsletter (PDF).

Download the July 2014 TBS newsletter (PDF).

Triangle Blues Society on Facebook

Visit the TBS facebook page for photos and more information about blues music in the Triangle.