2021 International Blues Challenge Cancelled

We have just received word that the 2021 International Blues Challenge in Memphis has been cancelled.

Therefore, we will not be holding our local 'Road to Memphis' challenge this year.

Hopefully, we can come back strong in 2021 and be…

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Covid BLUES Mask Project

The OBS has been working hard on a project to design and construct a BLUES related non-medical mask for its membership. (face covering)

Based on medical reports, non-medical masks are an important part of keeping safe when social distancing is…

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Maple Blues Awards - Sapphire Video Award

A new edition to the Maple Blues Awards program is the inaugural Sapphire Video Award. Sapphire has one single category and both live performance and staged production/interpretive videos were excepted.

The winner of the Sapphire Video Award was Miss Emily…

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The Ottawa Blues Society - 2019 Blues Heart Award

Since 1998, the Ottawa Blues Society has annually presented the Blues Heart Award to an individual or an organization that has made an outstanding contribution to fostering appreciation and awareness of Blues music.

This year's recipient is Liz Sykes who…

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