The TBS Blues Challenge was this past Sunday at Uncle Bo’s. We had lots of talent on that stage! The winners of the 2015 TBS Blues Challenge are:
“Youth” category: Pina Brothers, Wichita
“Solo” category: KALO, Oklahoma City, OK
“Band” category: Koolaide and the Exact Change Band
These artists will represent the Topeka Blues Society at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January, 2016!
We wish to thank our Blues Challenge judges – Marshall Barber, Rachelle Coba and Rick Roberts. Thank you to our timekeeper, Jeff Martin, and our challenge tally gal, Barb Schwartz. And a BIG thanks to all attending our challenge – what a great crowd! The musicians loved your energy and enthusiasm!
The winner of the Sally Mae guitar was ticket holder #648, Keith Blackburn! Keith will receive his new masterpiece Wednesday, August 19 at the summer’s final Summertime Blues in Gage Park!