The Blues Blast Music Awards show will be at the Fluid Events Center on Oct. 23rd. Show starts at 6pm. Check out the link for ticket and vital event information. You don't want to miss this one!!!
Tonight, James Armstrong Presents at The Alamo, with guest host, Robert Sampson. This will become a jam session! Music starts at 6pm and the kitchen will be open!!!
This past Blue Monday with Kilborn Alley was outstanding!!! They are definitely one of the best out there and they are only 90 minutes away in Champaign. Be sure to check this band out!!! Kilborn brought Mr. James Armstrong and Mary Jo Curry up for a couple of numbers as well. If you mis a Blue Monday you'll miss a lot!!
Next up, Alligator Record recording artist and rising star in the blues world, Jarekus Singleton!!! Don't miss this one. Music starts at 8pm. If you miss a Blue Monday at the Alamo you miss a lot!!! ICBC Blue Monday!!!
On October 23rd, The Blues Blast Music Awards Show will take place in Champaign, Illinois, at The Fluid Events Center. This is a must see blues event for anyone who loves the blues!!! Bob Kieser, the editor and publisher of Blues Blast Magazine, lives in Pekin and he is a long times supporter, promoter and friend of Illinois Central Blues Club. Many of your favorites from all levels of the blues world have been nominated this year. Springfield's own Back Pack Jones was nominated for new artist release. World class artist that played Blue Monday and in Springfield this year have also been nominated: Albert Castiglia, Candye Kane, Brent Johnson, Jeff Jensen and many more. check out the website to see all of the artists that will be performing this year. Don't miss this great show, so close to home!!!
Be sure to check out the Events Tab to see all of the Member Band gigs. Support Live Blues Music and the Club's that support the blues by booking acts!!!!
The newly elected ICBC Board for 2014-2015 held their first meeting last night and elected officers: The officers are Michael Rapier, President. Greg Langdon, Vice President. Don Hudson, Secretary. Janet Trader, Treasurer. The Members at-large are James Armstrong, Mark Audi, Dan Bringman, Michael Goza, David Lumsden, Will Sternitzke, Clarence Stowe, Bonnie Snyder. Board meetings are open to all ICBC members and will be held on the second Monday of each month at 7:00pm, Gallina's Pizza on Monroe. Our next Board meeting October 13th.
When you are at Blue Monday don't forget our weekly 50/50 drawing. Also, all paid admissions to Blue Monday will earn you an attendance raffle ticket for chance to win the gold top guitar autographed by the Blue Monday artists!!!
BLUES FOR ABRAHAM event T-Shirts are still available if you haven't had a chance to purchase one. We'll be having them at the Alamo for a few weeks at a reduced price.
You can find upcoming Blue Monday shows as well as the gigs for our Corporate Band Members by clicking on the "Events" tab.