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Welcome to the Piedmont Blues Preservation Society

From our love of music and our belief that music is best shared in a community, came the founding of the Piedmont Blues Preservation Society in 1985. Our non-profit organization works to cultivate and preserve the tradition of blues music. Our mission is to help the youth of our community discover the wonder and joy of music by raising awareness and providing music education to our community and schools. We strive to bring quality blues events, including our Annual Carolina Blues Festival, concerts, competitions, workshops, and educational programs to the Triad. We collaborate with other non-profits in support of health-related issues, educational initiatives, and societal concerns. Our focus is to promote local businesses, the arts, education, tourism and to make Guilford County a great place to live.




2017 PBPS Blues Challenge Winners!

Eric Sommer – Solo with Judges

Cory Luetjen & The Traveling Blues Band

Jacob Vaughan – Youth

Please Help Our Winners with Travel Expenses to Memphis

Help our Blues Challenge Winners with travel, lodging, food expenses by buying raffle tickets for this Custom-built Snare Drum by master builder, David Kindrid. This 6×14 inch custom-built snare has a curly maple segmented-shell with a zebrano stripe, 8-14×6 lugs. Black powder-coated hardware, WorldMax S3 throw-off, satin poly finish, Remo heads. The snare is protected by a wooden carry case with handle., Est. Value $500

Buy your tickets online and we’ll fill out the stubs and send you the receipts via postal mail!  Easy-peasy! 


Snare Drum