Keeping the Blues Alive

The Ventura County Blues Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the rich history of blues music in Ventura County and surrounding areas. The society actively supports the community and hosts blues events to raise money for local charities.

VCBS Road To Memphis Band Challenge – Oct 1st

Studio Channel Islands Art Center Sponsors
The VCBS ROAD TO MEMPHIS BAND CHALLENGE!
SATURDAY OCT 1st

The Ventura County Blues Society is holding their annual “Road to Memphis Band Challenge”.
Winning band will received $3,000.00 to help cover travel expenses to compete in Memphis, Tennessee for the International Blues Challenge hosted by the Blues Foundation.
2222 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, California 93010

This is a show to see, not only do you get to see a show with multiple bands performing on one stage, they are leaving everything they have on the stage for a winner takes all. There are well know judges from the industry at the event which will score each band per the Blues Foundation scoring criteria.

Make plans and buy your tickets now, cheer your favorite band on and be a part. Only one band can go on to Memphis to represent VCBS!
For Tickets go the following link.
$10.00 + $0.50 convenience fee in advance and $15.00 at the gate. Food and Drink will be available for an additional cost

Click here for tickets!

The Band Challenge location:
Studio Channel Islands outdoors in a great shaded area. Bring your folding chairs it is festival seating. Food and drink will be available for an additional charge. You cannot bring Food or drink into the event.

2222 E Ventura Blvd.
Camarillo, CA 93010
Gates open at 11:00 Band Challenge Starts at Noon
This Event is hosted by our very own
KELLY Z

Here are the bands taking part in the challenge and in the order which was selected by a random drawing for each time slot.

FORTUNE
12:00PM – 12:20PM

SHURE THING
12:40PM – 1:00PM

SHARI PUORTO BAND
1:20PM – 1:40PM

DALLAS HODGE
2:00PM – 2:20PM

JIM GUSTIN and TRUTH JONES
2:40PM- 3:00PM

DVR
3:20PM – 3:40PM

Followed By a Jam Session
Winner announced by 5:00PM ish

1 Comments

  1. Mark Olson
    Mark Olson

    I just signed up for membership and want to see how to get our band into the Blues Challenge.
    DVR Band
    Mark Olson
    805-490-8802

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