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30 06, 2020

July Blues Letter Update

By |2020-06-30T13:56:06-07:00June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on July Blues Letter Update

*Blues Letter Update* The July issue is now online https://wablues.org/bluesletter/ The Printed issue will be delayed due to tech issue -look for it in your mailbox next week. sorry for any inconvenience, and thanks for all your support. WBS exec board

16 06, 2020

A statement from the board of directors

By |2020-06-16T16:18:03-07:00June 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A statement from the board of directors

A statement from the board of directors WASHINGTON BLUES SOCIETY·TUESDAY, 16 JUNE 2020· Roots, Blues, Jazz, and ultimately all popular music, was born as an African American art form, originally created as an artistic expression and response to the oppression, dehumanization, and hatred this population has had to endure. The Washington Blues Society stands with [...]

7 06, 2020

2020 IBC postponned

By |2020-06-07T12:46:46-07:00June 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2020 IBC postponned

Attention: It is with heavy heart and much thought that we, The Washington Blues Society regret that we must inform you that the annual statewide Blues Challenge has been POSTPONED. Given the circumstances, we as a group do not want to add to the anxiety surrounding this health crisis or compound the issues at hand. We [...]

26 05, 2020

WBS General Fund Fundraiser/Letter From The President (update )

By |2020-06-18T12:50:31-07:00May 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WBS General Fund Fundraiser/Letter From The President (update )

Power Of Numbers Hi Blues Fans, (june18) This year has definitely been the most challenging year I have had as the President of the Blues Society. Normally we attend and support around 45 to 50 different events every year! I have become so use to being out almost every weekend working with the booth team [...]

24 05, 2020

Message from WBS President Tony Frederickson on 2020 BB’ Awards

By |2020-05-24T19:04:38-07:00May 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Message from WBS President Tony Frederickson on 2020 BB’ Awards

To our 2020 Best of the Blues Award nominees: First of all, we want to express our sadness and condolences to all of the members of our music family who have been impacted or have loved ones affected by the coronavirus. We also want to remind you there is help available to artists and musicians [...]

11 05, 2020

HELP SUPPORT MUSICIANS IN NEED at Keeping The Blues Alive

By |2020-05-11T17:41:51-07:00May 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HELP SUPPORT MUSICIANS IN NEED at Keeping The Blues Alive

HELP JOE SUPPORT MUSICIANS IN NEED 100% of your donations will go directly to helping musicians : https://keeping-the-blues-alive.networkforgood.com/projects/97432-fueling-musicians-program The Fueling Musicians Program is an emergency relief plan for touring musicians affected by the COVID-19 crisis. This initiative is designed to fuel musicians by providing financial assistance for essential living expenses such as food, shelter, and more. Fueling Musicians provides [...]

21 04, 2020

MAY 2020 Blues Letter early PDF edition available w C19 resources

By |2020-04-21T14:56:30-07:00April 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MAY 2020 Blues Letter early PDF edition available w C19 resources

MAY 2020 Blues Letter NOW available In an effort to share resources during the pandemic crisis an early edition of the  MAY 2020 edition of the Washington Blues Society "BLUES LETTER"  is now available as a PDF click the link here  to download: https://wablues.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2020-May-Bluesletter-Final-for-Email.pdf Updated resources for aid on Page 20.

18 03, 2020

Resource Guide for Music Professionals Who Need Help During Coronavirus Crisis

By |2020-04-19T17:48:05-07:00March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Resource Guide for Music Professionals Who Need Help During Coronavirus Crisis

Resource Guide for Music Professionals Who Need Help During Coronavirus Crisis Coronavirus Resources Update from Billboard.com Link to national resources:  https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/9337908/coronavirus-resource-guide-music-professionals-help   National: American Association of Independent Music A2IM is surveying indie music companies about how the coronavirus pandemic is disrupting their businesses. The results will inform the organization’s discussions with the New York Mayor’s [...]

17 03, 2020

MusiCares® have established the COVID-19 Relief Fund

By |2020-03-17T13:01:32-07:00March 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MusiCares® have established the COVID-19 Relief Fund

In recent weeks, COVID-19 has devastated our music community, leaving thousands of music creators and professionals without work and an uncertain future. The Recording Academy® and its affiliated charitable foundation MusiCares® have established the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help our peers in the music community affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. While the Recording Academy is best known [...]

15 03, 2020

coronavirus announcement

By |2020-03-15T22:52:38-07:00March 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on coronavirus announcement

coronavirus announcement Washington Blues Society Published SUNDAY March 15 2020   The Washington Blues Society has received a notification that an attendee of the Blues Bash at CCR in Snohomish on Tuesday March 10th has since tested positive for the covid 19 virus. Please be advised if you attended the event to be on the [...]