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The 2016 Sedalia Blues Society Blues Challenge will be held on October 16 at Soaring Ridge Craft Brewers. The winner of the contest will represent the Sedalia Blues Society in the 2017 International Blues Challenge, held in January, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. Soaring Ridge is excited to host this particular event with Oi Polloi L.L.C providing us with some delicious food. Any questions regarding bands that are not answered below, should be directed to the event coordinator, sent to Jeffrey.Burd9704@comcast.net Who Can Enter? The International Blues Challenge (IBC) criteria for eligibility and scoring will be used. All of this information is available on the www.Blues.org website. In the case of any question concerning any aspect of the rules, the decision of the event coordinator will be considered final and is not subject to appeal. The contest is open to any band, meaning an act with three or more musicians, including vocalists. Both electric and acoustic instruments are allowed. The Application Applicants must submit an eligibility packet consisting of: 1. A brief biography of the band, including the names and instruments played of all members; 2. Band contact information, including web addresses to band website and Facebook sites, e-mail and mailing addresses, and day and evening phone numbers; 3. A recent band photo; 4. A sample recording of the band playing music of the type expected to be played at the competition. The packet must be mailed to: Jeffrey Burd Event Coordinator 1995 Nester Rd. Thaxton, VA 24174 and e-mailed to: Jeffrey.Burd9704@comcast.net The packet must be received no later than September 16, 2016. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible in order to be included in publicity material and promotions. About the Venue

Sedalia Blues Challenge Event
  • 523 Shenandoah Avenue
  • Roanoke, VA 24016
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  • Soaring Ridge Craft Brewers
  • Free, Bands pay $50 to compete