29 01, 2021

The 30th annual Best of the Blues Awards nominees announced UPDATED

By |2021-02-02T12:12:06-08:00January 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The 30th annual Best of the Blues Awards nominees announced UPDATED

The 30th annual Washington Blues Society Best of the Blues Awards will be presented April 18. 2021 Voting begins online Feb 1. and ends March 9. The 2021 nominees :: MARK DUFRESNE MALE VOCALIST AWARD Joel Astley Sean Denton Cory Vincent BLUES FEMALE VOCALIST Lady A Stacy Jones Sheri Roberts-Greimes ELECTRIC BLUES GUITAR Rafael Tranquilino [...]

2 09, 2020

The 2020 Best of the Blues Awards Winners 

By |2020-09-02T17:16:31-07:00September 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The 2020 Best of the Blues Awards Winners 

Mark DuFresne Male Vocalist Award -Chris Eger  : Blues Female Vocalist -Sheri Roberts Greimes : Electric Blues Guitar -Dave Miller Slide Blues Guitar -Eric Rice :Blues Bass -Polly O’Keary : Chris Leighton Blues Drummer Award - Rick J. Bowen Blues Horn -Randy Oxford : Paul Green Blues Harmonica Award - Joel Astley : Blues Piano/Keyboard - Jesse Weston Acoustic Blues [...]

1 08, 2020

CUT IT or KEEP IT Fundraiser ?$?$

By |2020-08-19T10:26:08-07:00August 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CUT IT or KEEP IT Fundraiser ?$?$

......OR......                                           CUT IT !?!?! ... or                                                            [...]

16 07, 2020

Washington Blues Society Presents: The 2020 Best of the Blues Virtual Awards Show

By |2020-07-26T12:37:28-07:00July 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Washington Blues Society Presents: The 2020 Best of the Blues Virtual Awards Show

Washington Blues Society Presents: The 2020 Best of the Blues Virtual Awards Show (“BB Awards”) July 26 at Facebook Live and YouTube The 2018 Best of the Blues Awards will be broadcast on Sunday, July 26th at 4pm on the Washington Blues Society Facebook page and YouTube channel (free). https://www.facebook.com/WashingtonBluesSociety/  click the link below Washington Blues Society YouTube [...]

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 [...]

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