2019 Blues Challenge
The Ozark Blues Society of Northwest Arkansas will host its Annual Blues Challenge at The Meteor Guitar Gallery in downtown Bentonville, Arkansas. The society is seeking entries from Blues bands and solo/duo artists to compete in this event.
The October 25th competition will be judged by professionals in the blues music business, such as professional musicians, music media writers, music promoters, blues radio show hosts, and/or officers from other blues societies surrounding Northwest Arkansas.
Important Criteria: Registration for the Blues Challenge is open to all members of The Ozark Blues Society of Northwest Arkansas. At least one member of each act entering the challenge needs to be a current member of the society. Not a member? Be sure to register from this website's home page before submitting your blues challenge application.
Application fees to enter the Blues Challenge are $25 for a solo/duo act and $50 for a band. Registration closes at midnight October 11, 2019.
The Ozark Blues Society of Northwest Arkansas will sponsor and reserve the following IBC lodging accommodations for our Blues Challenge winners (no cash value):
- Solo/Duo Act: 1 Hotel room (4 nights) located near the Beale Street Entertainment District
- Band Act: 2 Hotel rooms (4 nights) located near the Beale Street Entertainment District