Archive | May, 2019

http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Enid-Dave-Strong.jpgIN MEMORIAM: Colorado Blues Afficionado Enid Strong Passes

IN MEMORIAM: Colorado Blues Afficionado Enid Strong Passes

From Chick Cavallero, Colorado Blues Society: Two of my favorite people Dave and Enid Strong are pictured below from several years ago at The Blue Star Festival in Littleton. For…

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INTERESTING BITS: Did You Know? Trivia from the Colorado Blues Society!

● April 25, 1923 Albert King was born in Indianola, Mississippi. Born as Albert Nelson, he was famed for his powerful string-bending style and his soulful, smoky vocals. He carved…

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TALENT NEEDED: Registration for the 2019 Colorado Blues Challenge Now Open

Registration for the 2019 Colorado Blues Challenge -The Colorado Blues Society’s IBC competition-is now open. The forms are available on the Colorado Blues Society website (http://www.coblues.org). Registration is required for…

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KUDOS: Here Are The 2019 Colorado Blues Society’s Members Favorites!

KUDOS: Here Are The 2019 Colorado Blues Society’s Members Favorites!

Congratulation to EVERYONE who was nominated for the CBS Member’s Choice Awards- The Holley Awards. A huge thanks to Scott Fitzke for all the thankless ‘grunt work’ of putting this…

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EVENTS: CO Blues Society’s Members Choice Awards Show Feb. 24th

EVENTS: CO Blues Society’s Members Choice Awards Show Feb. 24th

The votes are in and tabulated and we are proud to announce that the 7th Annual CBS Members Awards Show will be February 24 at the beautiful, renovated Buffalo Rose…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/CO-Blues-2-24.jpgKUDOS: Here Are Colorado Blues Society’s Members Choice Finalists | Awards Show Feb. 24th

KUDOS: Here Are Colorado Blues Society’s Members Choice Finalists | Awards Show Feb. 24th

The Members have spoken and the results have been tabulated. Here are the finalists (in no particular order) for the 2018 Colorado Blues Society Members’ Choice Awards: Favorite Female Vocalist-Jessica…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/CO-Blues-logo.jpgBUSINESS NEWS: Swallow Hill Music & CO Blues Society Partner Up

BUSINESS NEWS: Swallow Hill Music & CO Blues Society Partner Up

The Colorado Blues Society Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Colorado Blues Society and Swallow Hill Music have partnered to support the overlapping missions of each organization….

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Kay-Walker.jpgIN MEMORIAM: Kay Walker – Blues Fan // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Kay Walker – Blues Fan // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Our Blues community lost a true blues lover, a free spirit and beautiful soul when Kay Walker finally lost her fight with cancer. Kay was an amazing fighter with a…

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KUDOS: “Blue Lightning First Strike” is Best Self-Produced CD Winner

KUDOS: “Blue Lightning First Strike” is Best Self-Produced CD Winner

Congratulations Mark “Mad Dog” Friedman and “Louisiana Sam” Gillis! Their CD ” “Blue Lightning First Strike” has been declared the Colorado Blues Society’s BSPCD winner.1st Strike is deep Southern country…

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TALENT NEEDED: Scholarships Available for Otis Taylor Trance Blues Festival November 10th

TALENT NEEDED: Scholarships Available for Otis Taylor Trance Blues Festival November 10th

Want to play with a legend? Join international blues artist Otis Taylor for the extraordinary Trance Blues Jam Festival. Unlike traditional music festivals where the audience is mostly passive, you…

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EVENTS: Otis Taylor Presents 9th Annual Trance Blues Jam Festival – Nov. 9th & 10th

EVENTS: Otis Taylor Presents 9th Annual Trance Blues Jam Festival – Nov. 9th & 10th

From the Colorado Blues Society: Scholarships Available for Otis Taylor’s Trance Blues Festival – Want to play with a legend? Join international blues artist Otis Taylor for the extraordinary Trance…

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FEATURED MEMBER: For July, Blues / Rock Musician Cass Clayton

FEATURED MEMBER: For July, Blues / Rock Musician Cass Clayton

Cass Clayton Band featuring Taylor Scott is the culmination of a songwriting and composing collaboration that led Cass and Taylor into the studio to explore their combined influences of blues,…

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EVENTS: Summer Blues Festival Season is Here – Thanks to the Colorado Blues Society for the Reminder!

EVENTS: Summer Blues Festival Season is Here – Thanks to the Colorado Blues Society for the Reminder!

Memorial Day weekend is here and so is Summer Festival season! There is a complete list of festivals and performers [in the Colorado Blues Society’s website] in the FESTIVAL section…

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KUDOS: And the Colorado Blues Society IBC Competition Winners Are…

KUDOS: And the Colorado Blues Society IBC Competition Winners Are…

The Finals are over and it was another great Colorado Blues Society IBC Competition. All of the acts did outstanding sets but when it was all done and the scores…

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KUDOS: AJ Fullerton’s “Kalamath” Reviewed in Blues Blast

KUDOS: AJ Fullerton’s “Kalamath” Reviewed in Blues Blast

AJ Fullerton’s outstanding CD, “Kalamath” has a great review by Rex Bartholomew in the April 5 Blues Blast magazine. Rex states “Every year there is a new crop of talented…

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