Wow!!! Hands down, it was definitely a great weekend for live music and the blues!!! The last guest just departed and now on with a recap about the 11th Annual Blues Challenge hosted by the Blues Society of Western PA.
Congratulations to all the acts…every act did a great job. It was a difficult day to make choices, every act was that good. Congratulations to the following that the panel of judges chose.
1st Place…Stevie Wellons Band
2nd Place…Katie Simone and Soul Vaccination
3rd Place…Craig King
1st Place…Bill Weiner and Al Taylor
2nd Place…Karl Brandt
Jim Weber Guitarist of the Year Award
As the day progressed yesterday, I thought back over the many challenges that we have hosted in the past. Each was a learning lesson for everyone. We, the BSWPA, have continued to tweak and adjust what we do. I am thrilled to say that over the years the challenges continue to get better. Every year, we read more