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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 and beyond.


2024 'Road To Memphis' Local Blues Challenge 

Wednesday, April 17 - Solo/Duo - 3 challengers

  • warm-up act - The Blind & The Beautiful (Lucan Haneman & Megan Laurence)

Wednesday, April 24 - Band - 3 challengers

  • warm-up act - Redneck Limousine

Overflow Brewing Company - 2477 Kaladar Avenue

Doors open at 6 P.M. each evening

Events starts at 7 P.M. each evening

Food & drink available

A free event for OBS members

General public - tickets available from our website General Store

2024 Annual General Meeting 

Saturday, April 13/24

Nepean School of Music (Hummingbird Hall) - 900 Greenbank Road, Nepean

1 P.M.

All welcome

2024 'Road To Memphis' Local Blues Challenge - Call for Entries 

We are now accepting applications to enter the 2024 ‘Road To Memphis’ Local Blues Challenge.

Solo/Duo and Bands may enter this year.

All events will take place at Overflow Brewing Company - 2477 Kaladar Avenue, Ottawa

Preliminary rounds - Wednesdays, April 10, 17, 24

Final - Friday, May 03

Please send us an email if you interested.

Registration period - February 01 to March 17






The OBS is interested in keeping up with what is happening in the Blues scene and scans regularly for blues stories - local, national and international. We are particularly interested in what goes on in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. If you would like to contribute news, please Contact Us.