The Canada South Blues Society, Molson Canadian, and Caesars Windsor Casino proudly present the 1st Annual International Battle of the Blues Bands beginning on October 6, 2010. Each week, 2 bands and 2 solo/duo acts will do battle for their rightful spot in the finals on November 10, 2010. The finals winners in each division will win the opportunity to represent Windsor at The Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN on February 1-5, 2011. There will be one winner each in the Solo/Duo and Band categories. Travel expenses for the trip to Memphis will be provided to the winners by the Canada South Blues Society along with a superb prize package donated by Groovedaddy Graphics and the Canada South Blues Society.
What:Canada South Blues Society Challenge Series
When:Wednesday, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, and Nov 3, 2010 – Finals on Wednesday, Nov 10, 2010.
Starting Time: 7:30pm
Where: Cosmos at Caesars Windsor Casino, 377 Riverside Drive East Windsor, Ontario N9A 7H7
Tickets: FREE – NO COVER
About the International Blues Challenge
This annual event is the world’s largest gathering of Blues acts representing an international search by The Blues Foundation and its Affiliated Organizations for the Blues Band and Solo/Duo Blues act ready to take their act to the international stage. In 2010 over 110 bands and 80 solo/duo acts entered, filling the clubs up and down Beale Street in Memphis for the semi-finals on Thursday and Friday and the finals at the Orpheum Theater on Saturday.
For more information visit http://www.blues.org.
About the Canada South Blues Society (CSBS)
The CSBS is a non profit arts organization dedicated to the preservation of the blues. In it’s tenth year the CSBS created and hosts Canada’s only Blues Museum at Place Concorde in Windsor.
Canada South Blues Society
Ted Boomer 519-977-9631