Rory Jagdeo

The Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham, NC 27701

$10 ($8 Members) On the Road Again….to the 34rd International Blues Challenge in Memphis! Come watch some of the best bands in the area compete to represent TBS at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. The TBS Blues Challenge takes place Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2pm at the Blue Note Grill in Durham, NC. Tickets are $10 for non-TBS members, $8 for TBS members, and are available at the door. About the Challenge The TBS Blues Challenge is a local competition in two categories – solo/duo and band. Winners earn the right to travel to Memphis, TN to further compete in the 33rd International Blues Challenge (IBC), which is sponsored by The Blues Foundation (BF), consisting of winners from affiliate societies all over the world. More than half (at least 51%) of any performing group must be legal residents of North Carolina and members of the Triangle Blues Society as of September 1, 2017. Qualifying bands will be notified via email provided on application and announced at the TBS First Sunday Blues Jam, September 3, 2017 at the Blue Note Grill. For details, open and download the application form here: TBS sponsors the annual Blues Challenge and works with winners throughout the process to raise the money to support their travel to the IBC.