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The 2022 International
Blues Challenge will be
the 37th year of Blues
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 Found-
ation and its affiliated
organizations for the
Blues Band and Solo
/Duo Blues Act
ready to take their act
to the international stage.
***** WOW ****
APRIL and MAY are in the bag.
Our SECOND SUNDAY
general meeting and
Jams were a big hit.
A huge Thank You
to all the members
and guests that
We sent the Sandy
Haley band and
the single/duo team
of Celso Salim and
Darryl Carriere off
to Memphis and
they are doing great.
has advanced to
the semi finals.
Host band on
we were talking
about how well
at the IBC.
There is always paperwork.
Due to the Covid disruption your Blues Society suspended
membership dues (for current members) in 2021.
January 2022 not only begins the new year,
but it is RENENWAL TIME for the Blues Society
members and supporters.
You will be receiving a reminder in our Society newsletter.
Your support is critical to the continuing orperations of the
Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society.
Thank you for your past support and for making this Society a family.
In spite of the Covid disruptions
your Blues Society has finished off
the year on an upward trend.
November 14, 2021 was one long day.
First, we put on a competition for
the January 2022 IBC. We were
rewarded by five very talented
bands and two single/duo entries.
The audience greeted and cheered each
of the contestants. The competitors
were given great support by the audience
and the bands really put their hearts
into their performances. A huge Thank
You to each and every player.
As the day rolled on we did not slow down
as the Legion was switched over for our
regular 2nd Sunday Jam.
Our wonderful November host,
the Rick Berthod Band,
really won the hearts of the
audience and got the Jam rolling.
Additionally, we were blessed to share the
company of the newly weds:
Dave and Ashley Sanders.
December 12th was our last gig
for 2021 and thanks to the
Truth Jones Band
we finished off the year going
full speed. Our host band lifted
Additionally we had a fabulous showing of
Christmas gifts for the children's toy drive.
Thank you all.
It is onward and upward for 2022.
Please note that 2022 is open
to new memberships and
renewal of existing memberships.
The Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society had the prilivedge to send two bands to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge in January 2020.
We are pleased to say that both bands made it through the preliminaries and one band competed in the finals.
Although we did not come home with any metals...............our two bands fought like champions.
Remember, we were competing with bands from around the world.
To Tommy and Paddy Marsh, and Jim Gustin and Truth Jones.................
in our eyes:
YOU ARE WINNERS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
PHOTOS, VIDEOS AND SO
MUCH MORE BELOW....
Our 2020 International Blues Challenge representatives did an amazing job in Memphis. The Jim Gustin and Truth Jones Band in the Band Category and Individual/Duo category performers Crooked Eye Tommy Featuring Tommy Marsh, with brother Paddy Marsh.
Jim Gustin and Truth Jones made it to the semi-finals and Crooked Eye Tommy made it to the Finals
Both representatives are on facebook...congratulate them.
Our 2018 International Blues Challenge representatives: Artur Menezes, Gui Bodi, Bianca Richardson, Renny Goh
and Matthew Mitchell......The Artur Menezes Band.
They took: Third place in the band category.
World wide competition.........WOW
And Artur won the Albert King Award for Best Guitarist.
SCVBS Board of Directors
Who we are and
what we are about
Letter From The President
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You are, if you are listening to 97.5 FM KHUG
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Santa Clarita Valley
23642 Lyons Ave.
PO Box 220575
Newhall, CA 91321
We are an all volunteer organization. If you are a Blues lover and would like to assist us, please click the Volunteer button.
If you love the Blues,
but don't have the time
to volunteer, your financial help in the form of a membership would be greatly appreciated.