Congratulations to Harmonica Bill and Marked Deck, Frilucha and The Piano Matt Quintet, the three groups chosen to represent Long Island in the 2019 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tenn. Check the Blues Foundations wrap up of the event and look for Long Island reps in the photos.
The LIBS reps did Long Island proud. We thank them for putting their hearts and souls out on the stage for two nights Thanks as well to all of the Long Island Blues fans who made the trip to Memphis and cheered on our winners.
A list of previous winners is here.
Visit the Road to Memphis page to meet the panel that chose this year's representatives.
The Long Island Blues Society is proud to be a sponsor of the May 20th screening of "Horn From The Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story," at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson. Get there early because there is an an optional, pre-screening concert featuring blues music by Kerry Kearney, Gerry Sorrentino, Mario Staiano and Frank Latorre from 6-7, The film shows at 7:15.
Guitar wiz Joe Bonamassa will b at NYCB Live in Westbury on March 22 and March 23. Tickets at Ticketmaster
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The Hodo Loungers' "Head & Heart & Hips," named the 2018 best self-produced CD by the Long Island Blues Society, reaches the semifinal round in the International Blues Challenge
If you like the blues, we like you. Blues fans, players, bands, businesses -- all are welcome