CBS IBC 2013 - The Colorado Blues Challenge
Representing Colorado in the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis starting January 21, 2014
Congratualtions to all of the artists who performed in the 2013 Colorado Blues Challenge! World Class blues is alive and well in Colorado!
Sept 22 - S/D Finals & Band Finals start 1 PM (Doors open at 12 PM) Buffalo Rose, Golden, CO.
1:00 Randall Dubis
1:40 Lige Williamson
2:20 The Mojo Medicine Show
3:00 Cary Morin
3:40 Three Shots
4:20 The Randall Dubis Band
5:00 The Symbols
5:40 Eef and the Blues Express
6:20 Bad Brad & the Fat Cats
7:00 Austin Young
July 21 – D Note in Arvada (Prelim Round)- Mojo Medicine Show (S/D), The Symbols, David Greenwald (S/D), The Randall Dubis Band, The Roustabouts, and The Dale Cisek Band.
Mojo Medicine Show, The Symbols, and The Randall Dubis Band, advance to the Finals.
July 28 – Dickens Opera House in Longmont (Prelim Round) - Andy Sydow (S/D), J.T. and the Thunderbolts, Stone Soup, The Bare Naked Blues Duo (S/D), Papa Juke, Eef & The Blues Express, Randall Dubis (S/D) and the Austin Young Band
Randall Dubis - Solo Duo, Eef and The Blues Express - Band, Austin Young Band - Band advance to the finals
Aug 11 – Toad Tavern in Littleton Doors at 2 Muisc at 3 PM. (Prelim Round)- Three Shots, The Rhythm Allstars, Bad Brad and the Fat Cats, Out of the Blue, Lige Williamson (S/D), Cary Morin (S/D) and Wendy & Doc (S/D).
Bad Brad and The Fat Cats, Three Shots, Lige Williamson, and Cart Morin advance to the finals
See videos from each round
"Are We There Yet?" The Symbols interview bands competing at the Colorado Blues Society IBC competition Round at The Dicken's Opera House in Longmont, Colorado.
CBS IBC Past Band Winners:
2013 Band – Dan Treanor & Afrosippi featuring Erica Brown
(Dan Treanor & Afrosippi fea. Ercia Brown took 3rd Place in the 2013 Band Finals Competition)
2012 Band - Delta Sonics
2011 Band - Lionel Young Band
(The Lionel Young Band was the overall winner in the 2011 Band Competition)
2010 Band - Boa & The Constrictors
2009 Band - The Johnny O Band
2008 Band - The Erica Brown Band
CBS IBC Past Solo/Duo Winners:
2013 Solo/Duo – Jack Yoder
2012 Solo/Duo - Johnny O.
2011 Solo/Duo - Big Jim Adam & John Stilwagen
( Big Jim & John advanced to the 2011 Solo/Duo Finals Competition)
2010 Solo/Duo - Big Jim Adam & John Stilwagen
2009 Solo/Duo - Ben Stevens
2008 Solo/Duo - Lionel Young
(Lionel Young was the overall winner in the 2008 Solo/Duo Competition)
More info on the Blues Foundation and the IBC