Cheer on the Nebraska Blues Challengers
Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022, at The Jewell
One of our favorite responsibilities as a Blues Society is to provide a showcase of local blues talent for the Nebraska Blues Challenge. We are pleased to present our 11th Annual Nebraska Blues Challenge on Sunday, Oct. 30th at The Jewell. We have 4 solo/duos and 4 bands competing this year for a chance to represent the Blues Society of Omaha at the International Blues Challenge.
Tickets are $10 in advance at Jewellomaha.com
Doors at 2 PM.
Winners in each category have the chance to represent Nebraska & the Blues Society of Omaha in Memphis, Tennessee, in January of 2023 at the International Blues Challenge. The IBC is widely considered a launching pad of many careers.
The performance Schedule is as follows:
- Steve Lovett – 3:00 – 3:25
- Mickey Damian – 3:35 – 4:00
- Brother East-Brother West – 4:10 – 4:35
- Chris Link – 4:45 – 5:10
- BluesAgent – 5:20 – 5:45
- Backseat Deliliah – 5:55 – 6:20
- In the Pocket featuring Nebraska Jr. – 6:30 – 6:55
- All Star City Blues – 7:05 – 7:30
Winners from both categories will be announced at approximately 8:00 PM after the esteemed judging panel tabulates votes.
Participating acts will be vying for a prize package that includes cash, opportunities for paid gigs (including but not limited to 2023 In The Market For Blues) and travel expense stipend for the 2022 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee, presented by The Blues Foundation.
The Blues Society of Omaha is an Affiliate of the Blues Foundation, which produces the annual International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. The International Blues Challenge will be held January 24-28, 2023.