Blues at The Wild Dog Saloon in Decatur, Illinois. Music starts at 9 pm
Elections for the 2014-2015 Illinois Central Blues Club Board of Directors: Update and revised information.
The ICBC 2014-2015 Board elections start tonight at the Alamo. If you are member of the ICBC you are allowed to vote for Board members. We have a slate of 14 candidates, with one open write-in slot. The voting will take place Monday August 25th, and Monday September 1st. Members that can't attend Blue Monday can also vote by having a ballot sent to them, filling out the ballot and then returning the ballot. Voting will close Saturday, September 6th at midnight. If you have any questions, you can contact the ICBC Secretary, Don Hudson. Don75hud@sbcglobal.net for a ballot.
The Board will be made up of a maximum of 15 members. At the September 15, 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.
Michael Rapier, President, Illinois Central Blues Club
Monday, August 25, the Lionel Young Band from Colorado!!! will be taking the Blue Monday stage at the Alamo!!! Lionel Young won the 2011 IBC band competition after winning the 2008 IBC solo/duo competition. IBC's only double champion. Once again a killer Blue Monday!!! Music starts at 8:00 pm.
Last week Chris Duarte tore up the Alamo for 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. 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: CeeCee James will be at Long Bridge August 3, with special guests, Brooke Thomas acoustic, and 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.