Generation Blues Deadline

graphic guitar....debi hodell

The deadline for submitting Generation Blues applications will be March 15, 2015. If you know a young blues performer who needs financial help to attend a summer camp, send them to the Blues Foundation’s webpage (

Expanding on its longstanding Blues in the Schools education programs for young players, the Blues Foundation began its new youth driven program, Generation Blues, in 2010. The Blues Foundation’s scholarship program allows qualified applicants under 21 years of age to study the instrument of their choice at reputable camps, seminars and workshop read more

BSWPA Youth Blues Jam!

Hosted by Jim Hamel
on behalf of the BSWPA


Saturday, March 7, 2015
Club 565 LIVE
565 Lincoln Avenue
Bellevue, PA  15202
2 pm – 5 pm
Ages: 12 – 18

Nonsmoking, no cover, no alcohol

Join us on the lower level of Club 565 to share an afternoon of music with some of our seasoned BSWPA members. Bring your instruments and let’s play some music!

We invite you to share this message with all musically inclined people. This an opportunity for young players to network and play music with like minded individuals under the read more

Where to Catch Us Next

The Blues Society of Western Pennsylvania has the pleasure to announce that the 11th Annual Blues Challenge will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Cornerstone at Tonidale, 7011 Steubenville Pike, Oakdale, PA.

The 2015 Blues Competition will be a one day event. There will be a category for bands and a category for solo/duo acts.  There will be one winning band entry and one winning solo/duo entry as determined by a panel of judges. The winners of the competition will represent the BSWPA at the 2016 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN the following January.

The 2015 Blues Competition will be a one day event. There will be a read more