Dear Santa,

 Yesterday’s afternoon of blues….WOW!!!! The house was definitely jumping from the time that Eugene Morgan and the Nightcrawlers took stage until the encore finale served up by the Nighthawks. Thank you so much for making the annual BSWPA’s Blues for Toys Christmas party such an outstanding success. The house was packed, the mountain of toys grew throughout the show, the food was very tasty….and the music was over the top. Santa, you did a wonderful job.The blues read more

Dear Blues Family,

Ahh, we are gearing up for the biggest party in town on New Year’s Eve…The Blues Society of Western PA’s 2014 New Year’s Eve  Blues Bash.  Every year the party gets bigger and better. Don’t miss out on this event. The entertainment, Jill West and Blues Attack and the Lionel Young Band will have you up and dancing. You won’t be yawning at this party! This party is open to singles, couples and groups.

The good news…..The party is really shaping up. Tickets are being sold at a fast clip. We still have tickets available. The enclosed flyer will tell you how to purchase them.

The bad news…. Not so bad, just a glitch. Demand has been so high for rooms at the read more

Dear Santa,


Yes, it’s me, once again. Yes, I know, my behavior has not improved. I made no promises, I broke no promises. Heh, heh….I think at times that I been your biggest challenge.

Admit it Santa, you would miss my very eclectic wish lists. Most of all you would miss our annual meetings. I would miss that annual chuckle and your shaking your head in disbelief each year. You know that I am not a girl that settles for slippers, perfume and crockery for gifts. You have been ever so kind over the years.

Santa, I was ever so thrilled to get your message that my  wishes/demands have been met. Your head elf, Ron Moondog Esser, said that your sleigh would arrive filled with the biggest gifts of all this year!!!!!

Gift #1.

Yes, the NIGHTHAWKS coming read more

Now Open – 11th Annual International Blues Challenge Applications

IBCTIME: Saturday, April 11, 2015 PLACE: Cornerstone At Tonidale 7011 Steubenville Pike, Oakdale, PA 15071 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: February 28, 2015  

Please Note: Due to time constraints, only fifteen (15) entry slots will be available. PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!! Applications will be taken until those slots are filled. Slots do fill quickly. Excess applicants will be placed on a waiting list and notified when a slot opens in the order placed on the wait list.

PRICES:$1000 CASH TO WINNING read more

2014 New Years Eve Blues Bash

December 31, 2014 New Location: Doubletree Hilton, University Drive, Moon Twp.

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Party Details…..Jill West and the Blues Attack will open for internationally acclaimed Lionel Young Band.  Jill West and Blues Attack has placed third at the International Blues Challenge and is a local favorite.   Lionel Young is the only person in the 30 year history of the International Blues challenge to win as a solo act one year and then go back two years later to win as a band.  Find out why he provided such read more