Grafton Blues Challenge 2015
The Grafton Blues Challenge will be held Saturday March 28th, 2015 at the Lakeview Conference Center – located adjacent to the Country Inn & Suites in Port Washington, WI. Times and acts will be announced in early February. Rooms are available NOW by calling 262-284-2100. Special rate of $85 per night if you ask for the Blues Challenge rate.
Food will be available for purchase. Saz’s will offer a wide range of food options including pulled pork, ribs, cajun chicken, wings with white BBQ sauce and the famous sour cream and chive fries and mozzarella marinara. Come hungry and thirsty, the bar will be open!
Reserve your room today! Advance tickets available online including new this year: “Reserve a table” option. Tickets at the door if we do not sell out prior to the event.
2015 Competing Bands:
5:00pm – Jonny T-bird & The MPs | 5:35pm – The Get Hot
6:10pm – The Blues Disciples | 6:45pm – Katz Sass
7:20pm – Altered Five Blues Band | 7:55pm – Lil Davy Max
8:30pm – Donnie Pick & The Road Band
TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE!!
2014 GBC Winner Big N Tasty Blues Band will play as scores are tallied!
The 31st (2015) International Blues Challenge was held on
January 20-24, 2015
in downtown Memphis, Tennessee
in the Beale Street Historic District.
GBA Member Band Big N Tasty won their way into the semi-finals during the competition and GBA Member Band Altered Five brought home the award for Best Self-Produced CD!
Representing Grafton Blues Association at the 2015 IBC was:
Duo: Mike Ammons & Zhanming Liu
Band: Big N Tasty Blues Band
Youth Showcase: Generation Blue
Self-Produced CD: Altered Five