Monday, September 18, 2017

Florida 2017 International Blues Challenge (IBC) Regional Competition News Update - First Coast Blues Society Competition Rescheduled

*Note* For definition and clarification, International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competitions are held in 2017 to determine who will compete in the 34rd International Blues Challenge (IBC 2018) that will be held Jan 16-20, 2018 in downtown Memphis, TN. 



Florida 2017 
International Blues Challenge (IBC) 
Regional Competition Schedule

Blues Alliance of the Treasure Coast
International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competition
Monday, September 25, 2017 ~ 5-10pm.
The Gin Mill: 4304 NE Ocean Blvd, Jensen Beach FL 34957
https://www.facebook.com/ginmilljensenbeach/
ENTRY FORM

Blues Society of Northwest Florida
International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competition
"Band Challenge"
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Seville Quarter, Downtown Pensacola
Band Winner - Bridget Kelly Band
Band 2nd Place - Cat Daddy Band
Band 3rd Place - Fingas Faya
Solo/Duo Winner - Spearman Brewers
Solo/Duo - 2nd Place - D&H Duo
Rob Romans
Forrest
T Bird & The Fat Cats
Dick Boyden
Max Mccann Band
Jj's Revival
Defrosters
Emerald Blues

First Coast Blues Society
International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competition
"2017 FCBS Regional Blues Challenge"
BAND CHALLENGE
POSTPONED DUE TO IRMA - NEW DATE TBA
1904 Music Hall: 19 N Ocean St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
SOLO/DUO & YOUTH CHALLENGE
Sunday, Sept 24, 2017 ~ 1-5pm
Mudville Grille: 3105 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32225
Info & Registration: (954)817-4982

North Central Florida Blues Society (NCFBS)
International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competition
"NCFBS Regional Blues Challenge"
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Doors open at 1:30, music at 2pm. $5 admission.
Location: Dirty Bar: 2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
(352)373-1141
SOLO/DUO
WINNER: Mr. Aullie
One Eyed Cat
Ed Coogan
Delta Dutchmen
Pete Garfinkel
BANDS
WINNER: The DevilJays
Blues Therapy Band
Jamie Howard Band
JuJu Junction
Petey & The Ravens

SELF-PRODUCED CD
WINNER: The Bridget Kelly Band

Orange Blossom Blues Society
International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competition
"2017 Central Florida Blues Challenge"
Not participating in 2017

South Florida Blues Society 
International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competition
"The South Florida Blues Challenge"
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Galuppi’s: 1103 North Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
BANDS:
Winner: Shaw Davis & The Black Ties
Band Runner-Up (2nd Place) & Fan Favorite Band: Joel Dasilva
Petey & The Ravens
Martin & The Dead Guys
Funky Blues Band
Dark Horse Flyer
SOLO/DUOS:
Winner & Fan Favorite Solo/Duo: Ericson Holt  (Solo)
Hat & Matching Suitcase (Duo)
Blind Dog Smith (Duo)
Little Eddie  (Solo)

Southwest Florida Blues Society (SWFBS)
International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competition
Sunday, August 27, 2017 ~ Doors noon, Competition 1pm
GA $10/ Member $5
Rhythm House Dinner Club
16440 S Tamiami Trail #11, Fort Myers, FL. 33908
YOUTH:
WINNER: Trey Wanvig - Solo
Johnny Jensen - Solo
SOLO/DUOS:
WINNER: Little Eddie - Solo (Also People's Choice)
Champ - Solo
CC and Matt - Duo
BANDS:
WINNER: The Funky Blues Band
Larry Mac and The Heart Attacks
Marty Stokes Band

Suncoast Blues Society
International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competition
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Doors 11:30am. Music 12:30pm.
$5 cover which goes towards the winners' trips to Memphis.
Ace's Lounge
4343 Palma Sola Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34210
BANDS:
Winner: David Julia Band
Bridget Kelly Band
Charlie Morris Band
Victoria Ginty & Ladyhawke
Memphis Rub Band
SOLO/DUO:
Winner: George Worthmore
Tub Thumpers
Champ
Royce Reed

Volusia County Blues Society
International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competition
"Boogie to Memphis"
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Bank & Blues: 701 Main St, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Winner: The Souliz Band

To submit updated or additional information to update this blog please email Charlie@JazzBluesFlorida.com.

Information on the 2016 Regional competitions in Florida and the resulting 2017 IBC can be seen in the blog entry at: http://jazz-bluesflorida.blogspot.com/2016/04/floridas-2016-international-blues.html

Information on the 2015 Regional competitions in Florida and the resulting 2016 IBC can be seen in the blog entry at: http://jazz-bluesflorida.blogspot.com/2015/05/2015-international-blues-challenge.html

More information on the IBC can be found on the Blues Foundation's website at: http://blues.org/international-blues-challenge

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Blues Triple Header - Ricci, Sheba & Kelly to Perform Sept 17 at The High Dive in Gainesville FL


BIG BAD
Blues Triple Header! 
Featuring
JASON RICCI & THE BAD KIND
BRIDGET KELLY BAND
SHEBA THE MISSISSIPPI QUEEN
TICKETS

One of the most revolutionary, unorthodox, and influential Blues Musicians is coming to town, courtesy of the North Central Florida Blues Society! Jason Ricci & the Bad Kind (as featured in this month's issue of JAZZ & BLUES FLORIDA!) are based in New Orleans and that gumbo of genres has influenced Ricci's Blues. "I want a band with swagger. When I was down in New Orleans, I really fell in love with drums and bass and the way New Orleans’ rhythm sections sound and the way all those street beats are so prominent in the music. This group plays blues and plays funk, really, really well.” Jason has received multiple Blues Music Award Nominations from 2009 – 2016, winning in 2010.

Jason was a featured performer on Johnny Winter’s Grammy award winning CD ‘Step Back’ (2014), and when the late Paul Butterfield and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Jason is who they wisely chose to play with Zac Brown & Tom Morello. Sheba the Mississippi Queen and the Bridget Kelly Band are the perfect artists to be on this show. When you hear Sheba’s voice, you hear the influences of Billy Holiday, Etta James, Tina Turner, Aretha, and Big Mama Thornton. The Bridget Kelly Band is a two-time semifinalist at the International Blues Challenge and their newest album, Bone Rattler, is #1 on the Roots Music Review Electric Blues Album Chart.

SUNDAY, September 17, 2017
Doors open at 6:30pm, show 7pm
at
210 SW 2nd Avenue
Gainesville FL 32601
MAP
highdivegville.com (352)872-5949
TICKETS
Admission is $15 for General Admission, 
$8 for NCFBS members, and $5 for Students w/ID.
Membership available at door.
NO SMOKING INSIDE

FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE

Society/Membership Information at: 

North Central Florida Blues Society also presents:
Acoustic Blues Open Mic every last Thursday
at Satchel's Pizza, 6-9pm. No cover charge!
AND
Open electric blues jam every third 
Sunday at Dirty Bar, 7-10pm
(Except on Special Events Days!)

North Central Florida Blues Society
TWELVE YEARS OF BRINGING THE BEST BLUES 
IN THE WORLD TO GAINESVILLE FLORIDA!

2017
Zora Young
Norman Jackson Band
Selwyn Birchwood
Jason Ricci
2016
Annika Chambers
Cash Box Kings
Doug McCleod
Matt Schofield

2015
Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues
Long Tall Deb Feat. Colin John
Jeff Jensen
Samantha Fish
Terry Hanck
Zora Young
Tinsley Ellis

2014
Tas Cru
Selwyn Birchwood
Janiva Magness
Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues
Joe Moss Band 

2013
Brandon Santini
Matt Schofield
Nikki Hill
Albert Castiglia

2012
Jimmy Thackery
John Nemeth
Roomful of Blues

2011
Kenny Neal
JP Soars
Victor Wainwright

2010
Tommy Castro
Mike Zito
Watermelon Slim
Nick Moss
John Nemeth
Ana Popovic

2009
Janiva Magness
Duke Robillard
Michael Burks

2008
Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials
Magic Slim
Jimmy Thackery
Lurrie Bell
Mighty Lester
Tab Benoit
Nighthawks

2007
Chris Cain
Sean Costello
Sauce Boss
Bryan Lee
Mark Hummel and the Blues Survivors

2006
Eddie Kirkland
Gary Primich
Smokin’ Joe Kubek & B’Nois King
Debbie Davies

2005
Delta Moon
Little Charlie & the Nightcats
Pat Ramsey & the Blues Disciples
Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets

The North Central Florida Blues Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, cultivation, nurturing and promotion of Blues Music. See website for more information.   

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Sunshine Jazz Celebration POSTPONED DUE TO VENUE HURRICANE DAMAGE

"Stayed tuned for rescheduled 
date to celebrate"!

The Sunshine Jazz Organization was created in Miami, FL in 1986 by avid jazz fans who often gathered at the home of Jazz Radio icon, Charles "China" Valles, and his wife Thelma. China was elected president and, from the onset, "SJO" has presented year-around concerts, workshops, community outreach events, newsletter, Arts in Parks and Community Centers etc. SJO sponsors services and events including The Annual South Florida Jazz Hall of Fame Inductions, founded by International recording artist Alice Day. Numerous renowned musicians have collaborated with the SJO over the years including Lou Donaldson, Freddy Cole, Lonnie Smith, Diane Schuur, Monty Alexander, Houston Person, Stanley Turrentine, Carmen Lundy, Melton Mustafa, Duffy Jackson and many more. We are very pleased to be featuring another founding SJO member and world-renowned Saxophone treasure, Mr. Richie Cole, with his Alto Madness Orchestra as entertainment for this 31st Anniversary celebration. The festivities will take place in the ballroom with full dinner and bar service, and ample free parking. Reservations are strongly recommended. TICKETS

10000 Biscayne Blvd., 
Miami Shores, FL 33138
MAP
FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE

SJO programming is presented with support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs
and Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.
SJO EVENTS ARE ADA COMPLIANT

Sunshine Jazz Organization
Celebrating Our 31th Season!
Thelma Valles (305)693-2594
Holly Spillane (954)554-1800
www.sunshinejazz.org
  
Promoting America's Precious Art form in 

South Florida Since 1986
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Disaster Recovery Assistance Info for Businesses and Residents and Info on Insurance Claims

If you are in one of the following counties, please be aware that you are eligible for assistance following Hurricane Irma:
Broward, Charlotte, Clay, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Putnam, Sarasota, and St. John's.
For Residents: Residents who sustained losses in the declared counties can apply for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov. Residents who suffered damages from the storm may register now, and if their county is later included in the declaration, the application will be processed automatically.
For Businesses: The Florida Virtual Business Emergency Operations Center business damage assessment surveying tool has been activated for businesses to report damages resulting from Hurricane Irma. Businesses are encouraged to visit http://flvbeoc.org/index.php . Click on Hurricane Irma.
For Insurance Claims: Floridians affected by the storm must now begin the process of surveying damages to their property and belongings. If you need help finding your Florida's property insurance company's website and contact information, click HERE. For a list of licensed insurance agents in Florida, click HERE.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Tallahassee's ​Blue Tavern - Schedule Change/Update AND NOW SERVING FOOD!

"A Room Full of People"

First, the good news: We are now serving food! Yes, the kitchen is up and running, and so far the reviews have been outstanding. A simple menu of sandwiches, hot dogs, and red beans & rice is available. Come check out what Maggie's been cooking this week! Of course, this means no more bringing in outside food, but you probably won't miss it too much...

The bad news is that we had to cancel tonight's (Saturday) performance of Lis & Lon Williamson with Tim Higgins. The Williamsons' house in Gatorbone has become a refuge for family members and they have to stay put for now. Not to mention the roads just being bumper-to-bumper between here and there. So we'll have to have them back sometime soon.

Tonight we're going to go easy, with Walter Belmont and some friends coming in to play blues, so if you're looking for a place to go while you're contemplating Irma, José, and their friends, come on down. We'll serve up some red beans & rice and you'll forget all your worries.

Meanwhile, here's the lineup for the coming week. All shows are all-ages, non-smoking/vaping. (There's a nice smoking lounge in the back yard: ashtrays, tables, the works!)

Blue Tavern
1206 N. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32303
MAP 
(850)212-5204 

OPERATING HOURS
The bar is open from 3pm to midnight Monday-Thursday
 and 3pm to 1am Friday & Saturday. 
Sunday is our day of rest. 

Q. What's better than a roomful of people?
A. A roomful of people and live music!

Booking Contact:
************* UPCOMING HIGHLIGHTS *************

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Lost Monday – blues & traditional

8 pm

Belmont & Jones with occasional guests ... we're back to our normal schedule of Monday night shenanigans.

$2
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12



RODA VIBE! Tallahassee Choro Society

8 pm

The choro group has recently returned from their summer hiatus, with a slightly different lineup and new tunes as well as the same danceable Brazilian beats you have known and loved since they started playing Tuesday nights at Blue Tavern. Bem-vindo de volta!

$2

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

REVOLUTION & EVOLUTION: APPRECIATING AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC, OLD AND NEW
with Frank Lindamood
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.                                                                            Fee: $30
American folk music is a wellspring, sourced by blues, jazz, bluegrass, soul, roots and rock & roll. Through narration and performance, this program will explore the origins, history, styles, individuals, influences, and movements that produced and evolved into this genre known as Contemporary New American Folk or Americana. Led by “the real deal” Frank Lindamood, you will acquire a deeper understanding and appreciation of the role that Americana music has played in reflecting and shaping American culture.  Frank is truly an American treasure, master banjo/resonator/guitar player, and world-class singer/songwriter. Southern soul dinner included in price of admission. Cash bar for drinks.


[THE BAR WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DURING THIS TIME; OTHERS ARE WELCOME TO ENJOY THE MUSIC WITHOUT THE CATERED MEAL AND WILL BE SEATED AT THE BAR UNTIL WE'VE REACHED CAPACITY.]

This event is part of the 8th Annual Regional "L3X" Life Long Learning Extravaganza, a week-long series produced by the Senior Center Foundation. It's open to all adults age 18 and over. See https://www.tallahasseeseniorfoundation.org/ for more information.
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
TBA
8 pm

Corine & Angel (Chanson Blue) have had to cancel due to storm preparations taking away all their time ... stay tuned!
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HEADS UP FOR NEXT WEEKEND:


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Steffi Tassos at 6 pm / Free
Jon Copps & Chris Sheffield – two guitar slinging songsters
8 pm / $5 cover


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Luis Rodriguez (piano) with Adam Hendley
(percussion & vocals) – R&B

8 pm / $5 cover

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Ritz Theatre Jax Presents Raul Midon - Bad Ass and Blind Tour Sept 16, 2017

Raul Midon
Vocalist, songwriter 
and amazing guitarist!

Saturday, September 16, 2017 ~ 8pm
829 N. Davis St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202

The Ritz Theatre and Museum is proud to welcome Cuban musician, Raul Midón on Saturday, September 16 at 8pm.

Ever since the turn of the 21st century, singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midón has been one of music’s most distinctive and searching voices – “a one-man band… who is spiritually connected,” according to The New York Times, and “an eclectic adventurist,” in the words of People magazine. The New Mexico native, blind since birth, has released eight albums since 1999, including the acclaimed studio productions Don’t Hesitate (Mack Avenue/Artistry, 2014), Synthesis (Decca/Universal, 2009), A World Within a World (Manhattan/EMI, 2007) and State of Mind (Manhattan/EMI, 2005). Midón’s diverse musicality makes him, as the Huffington Post put it, “a free man beyond category.” Attesting to his enduring ambitions is Midón’s ninth studio album, Bad Ass and Blind, was released via Mack Avenue/Artistry Music on March 24, 2017.
About the Ritz Theatre and Museum
The Ritz Theatre and Museum, located in Jacksonville’s historic African American community of La Villa, celebrating the artistic culture of African American life in Northeast Florida and the African Diaspora with museum exhibits, concerts, films, lectures, dance and dramatic arts.

About SMG
Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theatres, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 14.4 million square feet of exhibition space and over 1.75 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Solider Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s Reliant Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions, catering and special events division, SAVOR, currently servicing more than 100 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.
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Camping with The Blues - Discounted Advanced Tickets Now Available for Oct 22-22 Festival in Brooksville FL

Save 28% with weekend 
pass advance purchase.
Advance ticket sales end 10/19/17 

An open air covered seating area and stage 
provides the perfect setting for a fun-filled weekend.  
Event is rain or shine.

Enjoy 3 days and nights of
“Blues Under The Stars w/
The Stars Of The Blues”
w/ Open Acoustic Jams Daily!


85 MYERS ROAD
BROOKSVILLE, FL 34602
MAP

TICKETS
Weekend passes & day tickets available.

*SCHEDULE OF PERFORMANCES

Friday, Oct 20, 2017:
4-4:45PM Campers Acoustic Jam 
5-6PM Memphis Rub Band 
6:15-7:15PM Backtrack Blues Band 
7:30-8:30PM Kat Riggins Band
8:45-9:45PM Andy T Band 
Featuring Alabama Mike 
Bands Jam till ???

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017
11AM-11:45AM Campers Acoustic Jam 
Noon-1PM Wendy Rich Band 
1:15-2:15pm Bubba Can't Dance Blues Band 
2:30-3:30PM Carolyn Gaines Band 
3:45-4:45PM Mark May Band 
5-6PM Big Al & The Heavyweights Band 
6:15-7:15PM Heather Gillis Band 
7:30-8:30PM Bruce Katz Band
8:45-9:45PM Reverend Raven & 
Bands Jam till ???

Sunday, Oct 22, 2017:
10AM-10:45AM Campers Acoustic Jam 
11AM-Noon Steve Arvey Cigar Box Guitar Show 
12:15-1:15PM Regina Bonelli Band 
1:30-2:30PM Levee Town Band 
2:45-3:45PM Kara Grainger Band
Bands Jam till ???
*Subject to Change

Don't forget to bring your instruments 
and join in the campers acoustic 
jam each day!

Don't forget to bring your instruments 
and join in the campers acoustic 
jam at the main stage each day!
Weekend passes & day tickets available.

Set in the rolling hills of Florida, Camping with the Blues is an annual music event which benefits the beautiful and rustic Sertoma Youth Ranch and will be held October 20-22, 2017 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602.

The festival is located just off I-75 at Exit 293, centrally located near the heart of Florida, a close drive for everyone.

For those who do not camp but want to enjoy the great outdoors at our beautiful campground, our sponsor hotel, The Quality Inn, is available nearby with a special event rate.  Call them at (352)796-9481.  There are RV sites and tent camping available for all ages. 
Visit our Facebook page and "LIKE" us! Connect with us on TWITTER. Most importantly, come enjoy the music!

Interested In Sponsoring This Great Cause Or Being A Vendor? Please Call: (941)758-7585

TICKETS
Weekend passes & day tickets available.


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