2022 TBS Blues Challenge at the Blue Note Grill

2022 TBS Blues Challenge at the Blue Note Grill


Triangle Blues Society (TBS) will hold the 2022 Triangle Blues Challenge on Sunday, September 25, 2022, 1-5pm at the Blue Note Grill in Durham, NC. 

The TBS Blues Challenge is a local blues competition in two categories – solo/duo and band. Winners earn the right to travel to Memphis, TN, to further compete in the 38th International Blues Challenge (IBC) held January 24-28, 2023. The IBC is sponsored by The Blues Foundation (BF) and consists of winners from affiliate societies worldwide.

Competing in the challenge this year:

Eric Sommer  (solo)
Jason Damico (solo)
Crones of Anarchy (duo)
Two Picky Guys (duo) 

Big Jim Kohler Band
Checkerboard Square
The Evening Glow
The Fabulous Nite-life Boogie
Mojo Collin’s Triple Vision

More than half (at least 51%) of any performing group must be legal residents of North Carolina and members of the Triangle Blues Society as of July 24, 2018.

Triangle Blues Society (TBS), a 501 (c3) organization, is an all-volunteer non-profit organization working together to support, promote, and grow blues music in the Raleigh-Durham Chapel Hill North Carolina area. TBS has been an affiliate of the Blues Foundation since 1996.

NOTE: We do not take reservations, all seating is first come first served. We recommend arriving 1 hour before showtime with your party to avoid a wait. Due to staffing issues waits and food times may be longer than usual.

Thank you for your patience.