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James Armstrong Presents @ The Alamo W/guest hosts Kicked to the Curb

James Armstrong presents at the Alamo w/guest hosts Kicked to the Curb!!! Music starts at 6:00 pm.

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2014-2015 ICBC Board Elections

Elections for the 2014-2015 Illinois Central Blues Club Board of Directors:

This notice is an invitation for nominations to be considered for inclusion on the ballot for election to the 2014-2015 ICBC Board of Directors. The Nomination period will run from July 29 - August 8, 2014. The voting period will begin at noon on August 10 and end at noon on August 31. To be considered, a nominee must: 1) be a member of the Illinois Central Blues Club. (Board members must hold an individual or family membership in their name) 2) Live in a location that allows you to attend monthly meetings held in Springfield, Illinois. If you are interested in being nominated or would like to nominate another person, please send an email to the ICBC Secretary, Don Hudson. Don75hud@sbcglobal.net.

The Board will be made up of 15 members. At the September 8, 2014 ICBC Board meeting, the newly elected Board will be seated. In addition, the Executive Officers (President, Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer) will be elected from and by the 2014-2015 Board members.

If you have any questions about the election, please contact ICBC Secretary, Don Hudson by email.

Best regards,

Michael Rapier, President, Illinois Central Blues Club

Blues News

Tonight, July 28, Brent Johnson and The Call Up at the Alamo for Blue Monday. Brent is nominated in 2 categories at the 2014 blues Blast Music Awards: New Artist Debut & Sean Costello Rising Star Awards. This is going to be another great Blue Monday!!! Music starts at 8:00 pm.  

Hurricane Ruth was on fire at the July 21 Blue Monday!!! If you miss a Blue Monday, you will miss a lot! 

When you are at Blue Monday don't forget our weekly 50/50 drawing. Last week's winner won $70 and promptly donated it back to the band! 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!!!

In addition to our Blue Monday line-up, we have a number of other great shows coming up: James Armstrong Presents at The Alamo has, Kicked to the Curb on July 31. Cee James will be at Long Bridge August 3, with special guests, Brooke Thomas acoustic & Mary Jo Curry & Tombstone Bullet. Dennis Gruenling will be at Long Bridge August 10. Old Capiol Blues and BBQ, August 22-23 w/ICBC Blues Challenge and the Main Stage has a number of great area bands along with the national acts. Candye Kane will be at The Curve Inn, headlining the "Roadhouse Blues Festival" August 24th. (opening act Mary Jo Curry & Tombstone Bullet, with Hurricane Ruth closing out the event!)

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.

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