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The Ottawa Blues Society (OBS) is an all volunteer organization committed to promoting blues music and the blues community in the Ottawa area. 


NEWS

2019 Road to Memphis Local Blues Challenge - Schedule Released 

April 10th

Clint Everson Band / Catriona Sturton - Solo / Al Tambay Duo / Erth Juce - Band / Bella Cat - Duo

April 17th

Spencer Scharf - Solo / Lucas Haneman & Megan Laurence - Duo / The Hellraisers - Duo / HoRoJo - Band / Bonecat - Duo

April 24th

Joe McDonald & The Walkin' Hawks - Band / Ambre McLean - Solo / DB Cohen - Duo / J'Ukebox George & The Mumbleberry Kid

April 26th - Finals

5 solo/duos will advance to the finals

2 bands will advance to the finals

 

The act with the highest aggregate ranking in…

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2019 Road to Memphis - Call for Entry 

OBS Road to Memphis - Local Blues Challenge 2019

The Ottawa Blues Society Road to Memphis Local Blues Challenge will hold both a Solo/Duo and Band challenge this year and one winner from each category will be chosen to represent the Ottawa Blues Society at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January 2020.

The qualifying rounds are scheduled for Wednesdays, April 10, 17 and 24, with the finals scheduled for Friday, April 26.

All events will take place at the Overflow Brewing Company, 2477 Kaladar…

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