Blues Challenge

In the Fall of the year, we host a Blues Challenge to find the area’s best Blues Band and Solo/Duo act to advance to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN. We’ve been getting regional acts from throughout the Southeast.  Last year our challenge became international as our solo/duo winners, The Suitcase Brothers, were from Barcelona, Spain!

This year, the challenges take place at the fabulous Blind Tiger, a terrific music venue at 1819 Spring Garden Street in Greensboro, NC with solo/duo on October 19 and the band challenge on October 26.

The top three winners in each event will receive cash prizes, and the 1st place winners will get to represent the Piedmont Blues Preservation Society at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN,  The International Blues Challenge is a HUGE blues event that occurs in Memphis for 5 days at the From January 20 through 24. Over 250 acts from around the world vie for top honors during this week in Memphis, TN.

If you’re interested in competing either in the Band competition or the Solo/Duo competition in 2014, we suggest you make yourself acquainted with the IBC rules and the PBPS Rules, then click the link below for the entry form of the challenge you’d like to enter. We’ve made it easy,when you click the option below, you’ll get the entry form. Fill it out and hit ‘Submit’ it’ll take to to the paypal checkout for your entry fee!  Good Luck!  We’re eager to see your act!

Solo/Duo Challenge – Oct 19, 2014 

Band Challenge – Oct 26, 2014