2022 TBS Blues Challenge at the Blue Note Grill

9/25/2022 1:00 pm

$10 at the door.

Triangle Blues Society (TBS) will hold the 2022 Triangle Blues Challenge on Sunday, September 25, 2022, 1-5pm at the Blue Note Grill in Durham, NC. 

The TBS Blues Challenge is a local blues competition in two categories – solo/duo and band. Winners earn the right to travel to Memphis, TN, to further compete in the 38th International Blues Challenge (IBC) held January 24-28, 2023. The IBC is sponsored by The Blues Foundation (BF) and consists of winners from affiliate societies worldwide.

Competing in the challenge this year:

Eric Sommer  (solo)
Jason Damico (solo)
Crones of Anarchy (duo)
Two Picky Guys (duo) 
Big Jim Kohler Band
Checkerboard Square
The Evening Glow
The Fabulous Nite-life Boogie
Mojo Collin’s Triple Vision

More than half (at least 51%) of any performing group must be legal residents of North Carolina and members of the Triangle Blues Society.

Triangle Blues Society (TBS), a 501 (c3) organization, is an all-volunteer non-profit organization working together to support, promote, and grow blues music in the Raleigh-Durham Chapel Hill North Carolina area. TBS has been an affiliate of the Blues Foundation since 1996.

NOTE: The Blue Note Grill does not take reservations, all seating is first come first served. They recommend arriving 1 hour before showtime with your party to avoid a wait. Due to staffing issues waits and food times may be longer than usual. Thank you for your patience.