Thank You

Thank you to all that supported the Wounded Warrior’s It’s About the Warrior Foundation weekend fest. Three days of music…country, rock and blues.

Thank you to Jesse Mercure, event organizer, for inviting the Blues into your event. Thank you to all of the bands over the three days of music for sharing your time and your talent for such a wonderful heartfelt cause. Thank you to the many volunteers who worked many long hours over the last year to bring this together. Thank you to the many sponsors, donors and contributors who were so very read more

Dear Blues Family

Dear Blues family,
The summer has been filled with a smorgasbord of music. The choices have been plentiful. More is yet to come!!!
The Blues Society of Western PA (BSWPA) is gearing up and getting ready to lead the caravan to the Pittsburgh Blues Fest on July 25, 26, and 27 at Hartwood Acres. Yes, the Blues Society of Western PA will once again host a blues booth at this three-day event. Friday is a free day…food donations are requested from those attending to bolster the Food Bank’s read more

Heritage Blues Fest

August 8, 9, 10 – Heritage Port Amphitheater – Wheeling, WV

Friday – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Taste of the Blues – Free Preview

Gates open at 4 pm. (wristbands required)  Starts off with Billy The Kid & The Regulators 5:00 pm.

Saturday – Gates open at 11:00 (wristbands required) Full day of music starting at Noon.

Sunday – Gates open at Noon (wristbands required) Another full day of music starting at 1:00 pm.

Advance Tickets on Sale Now.            Weekend Pass read more

2014 New Years Eve Blues Bash

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

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 read more

Pittsburgh Blues Fest

July 25, 26, and 27 – Hartwood Acres.

Proceeds go to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Friday:: Dr. John, Bernard Allison, JJ Grey & Mofro, The Pittsburgh All-Stars, Mahajiibee, and Billy the Kid

Saturday: Dr. John, Albert Cummings, Wesley Bright and the Hi-Lites, Trampled Under Food, Bo Hog Brothers, and Jill West & the Blues Attack

Sunday: JJ Grey & Mofro Spin doctors, Ben Miller Band, Nied’s Hotel Band, Eugene & The Nightcrawlers, and Jill Simmons & read more

CD Review

The BSWPA just had their Blues from the Burg 2 CD reviewed by Blues Blast Magazine, Chicago, IL.  Read what was said here: www.illinoisblues.com/bbnow.htm

The Blues from the Burgh Four compilation CD will be unveiled at the Pittsburgh Blues Festival at Hartwood Acres on July 25, 26, 27.

 

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Blues Day Out Picnic – Barbecue Cook Off and Blues Fest

Come to the Hopewell Community Park on Saturday, September 13 from Noon till 9:00 pm for a day of good food, blues and a groovin’ good time!

Cold beer and BBQ will be available along with bands that provide the best of the blues!

The bands include: BluSoul, Dan Bubien, 32.20, Jill West and Billy the Kid and the Regulators.

Hopewell Community Park is located at 2500 Laird Dr., Aliquippa, PA  15001 read more