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Joanne LeBlanc & The Fugitive Blues Band enter 2015 International Blues Challenge 

July 17, 2014 - Joanne LeBlanc & The Fugitive Blues Band enter 2015 International Blues Challenge


The Golden Gate Blues Society, the local San Francisco Bay area chapter of the Blues Foundation has invited Joanne LeBlanc & the Fugitive Blues Band to be part of the International Blues Challenge (IBC). They will be performing August 24th, 3:00 pm at Little Lou's BBQ, Campbell, CA.

Local blues chapters select member bands to compete, and send a finalist band to represent their chapter to the 31st  International Blues Challenge January 20- January 25, 2015 in Memphis, TN. IBC represents musicians from around the world competing for cash, prizes, and industry recognition.

The world's largest gathering of Blues acts represents an international search by The Blues Foundation and its Affiliated Organizations for the Blues Band and Solo/Duo Blues Act ready to take their act to the international stage. In 2014, 125 bands and 80 solo/duo acts entered, filling the clubs up and down Beale Street for the quarter-finals on Wednesday and Thursday, the semi-finals on Friday and the finals at the Orpheum Theater on Saturday.

"We are very excited about being invited to compete again this year by the Golden Gate Blues Society." said Ms. LeBlanc.

For more information about the Golden Gate Blues Society and the 2015 IBC events visit: http://tggbs.org/ibc.cfm 
 
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