REGISTRATION is OPEN Vicksburg Blues Society is accepting applications in BAND and SOLO/DUO Divisions to compete in the Vicksburg Blues Challenge 2018 Sunday, SEPTEMBER 30, 2-9p Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg
This is a regional preliminary competition sanctioned by The Blues Foundation. Winners will be judged and selected by a panel of industry professionals and advance to compete in the 35th International Blues Challenge in Memphis,TN, January 22-26, 2019.
VBS is searching for Blues acts that are ready for the International stage. We look to present acts that perform traditional, classic Delta Blues, representative of the musical form born in Mississippi and loved around the world.
REQUEST ENTRY FORM Email: Shirley@VicksburgBlues.net Contact: Shirley Waring / 601-634-6179 Criteria and Rules: www.VicksburgBlues.net IBC: www.Blues.org
Be a part of the VBS IBC Winning Legacy
VBS IBC Winners: IBC2014 Mr. Sipp "The Mississippi Blues Child" IBC2015 Eddie Cotton, Jr.
VBS IBC Finalists: IBC2013 Castro MrSipp Tmbc Coleman (Mr. Sipp and Kin Folk) IBC2016 A Different Shade of Blue IBC2017 Sam Joyner (Solo) IBC2018 Sam Joyner (Solo)
We are WINNERS of the IBC 2014 and 2015 Band Division
We were FINALISTS in the IBC 2013-2014-2015-2016-2017-2018
We are a leading provider of
LIVE BLUES PERFORMANCES
CULTURAL HERITAGE EXPERIENCES
We PRESERVE, PROMOTE. and PRESENT the Rich Heritage of the DELTA BLUES