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International Blues Challenge Competitions

Battle of the Bands

Congratulations to the 2016 DCBS
Memphis or Bust IBC Battle Winners

2016 College Park Blues Festival

Thanks to all the bands and musicians who competed! Click the links and photos to view more information.

2016 Battle of the Blues Bands & Solo/Duo Winners play the

2016 Annual FREE College Park Blues Festival

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2017 International Blues Challenge

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2017 29th Annual FREE DC Blues Festival

Entry deadline is August 10 each year

Nominations include:
  Blues Bands   |   Youth/Solo/Duo Blues Acts
Self-Produced Blues CDs

IBC Competition Winners will be sponsored* by the DC Blues Society, a Blues Foundation Affiliate, at the IBC in Memphis, TN. Get your Battle tickets in advance!

Entry deadline is August 10

Nominations available:   Bands   |   Self-Produced CD   |   Youth/Solo/Duo Act



IBC CD Nominations

Do you want to nominate someone for the Best Self-Produced CD? Submit a CD and a letter explaining why DCBS should nominate the CD.

DUE:   by August 10

REQUIREMENT:   The person submitting the CD or a member of the band must be a DCBS member

WHAT TO SEND:

  1. Letter with Contact Information
  2. CD

WHERE TO SEND IT:

DCBS - CD Nominations
P.O. Box 77315
Washington, DC 20013

Read the:
Basic Rules   |   Nomination Procedure

Battle of the Bands

Congratulations to the 2016 DCBS
Memphis or Bust IBC Battle Winners

2016 College Park Blues Festival

Thanks to all the bands and musicians who competed! Click the links and photos to view more information.

2016 Battle of the Blues Bands & Solo/Duo Winners play the

2016 Annual FREE College Park Blues Festival

AND

2017 International Blues Challenge

AND

2017 29th Annual FREE DC Blues Festival

Entry deadline is August 10 each year

Nominations include:
  Blues Bands   |   Youth/Solo/Duo Blues Acts
Self-Produced Blues CDs

IBC Youth or Solo/Duo Act Nominations

Do you want to nominate a Solo/Duo Act? Submit the following Youth or Solo/Duo Act information and a letter explaining why DCBS should nominate the Youth or Solo/Duo Act.

DUE:   by August 10

REQUIREMENT:   One member of the Solo/Duo Act must be a DCBS member

WHAT TO SEND:

  1. Letter with your Contact Information
  2. Biography
  3. Photo
  4. CD

WHERE TO SEND IT:

DCBS - Youth/Solo/Duo Nominations
P.O. Box 77315
Washington, DC 20013

Read the:
Who Can Enter?   |   Official Rules

Let's show Memphis that DCBS musicians are the best!

* The DC Blues Society is a Blues Foundation affiliate. The International Blues Challenge (IBC) is restricted to acts sponsored by a Blues Foundation affiliate.