Welcome to The Mile High Blues Society! . We are musicians, fans, venues, and media committed to enjoying and sustaining Denver's blues music scene. We Support Live Local Blues!
CONGRATS TO MICHAEL HORNBUCKLE BAND AND TO KING STAN BAND
These are the bands that will advance to the finals of the Denver Blues Challenge: The Road to Memphis. The finals will be at Ziggies in Denver on Oct 12 at 2:00pm. Come be part of it! You can cast a vote to help decide which band goes to the big show in Memphis!
Boa & The Constrictors and Momomama have already qualified for our Oct 12 finals event of the Denver Blues Challenge. The line-up is set!
WATCH the competition:
Michael Hornbuckle Band
King Stan Band
Boa & The Constrictors
There are lots more videos of prelim band competition at our Youtube channel: HERE
THE DENVER BLUES CHALLENGE - SOLO/DUO COMPETITION IS OCT 5
(The acts are listed in alphabetical order. Performance order will be determined on the day of the event)
SOLO/DUO FINAL – Oct 5, 2:00 pm at Ziggies in Denver – The top act advances to IBC in Memphis
Doc & The Devil
Erik Boa & Jodie
Mojo Medicine Show
We will be continuing our inaugural Denver Blues Challenge on Sunday, Oct 5. This is our official preliminary to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis at the end of January. This event will begin at 2:00 pm, with doors open at 12:30 pm. The order of appearance will be drawn by lot at 1:00 pm.
This is an all ages event: Youngsters are welcome. Admission is $10, all of which goes to our winning artists to help with expenses on their trip to the IBC.
Everybody who attends will have the opportunity to cast a ballot for their favorite artist. Come out strong to support the blues artist you think deserves to represent Denver. The winners will be decided by a three judge panel and the votes of the audience.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE COMPLETE RULES
This is a GREAT lineup of blues talent. Come early and be a part of this!
BEST SELF-PRODUCED BLUES CD COMPETITION
Does your band have a killer blues CD that was released in the last 12 months? Submit it to the Mile High Blues Society for our Best Self-Produced CD competition. Our winning CD will qualify for the Blues Foundation's contest. They are looking for high quality blues recordings from “up and coming” artists that might not otherwise reach the International Blues market. The deadline to enter is Oct 1. See the details and rules HERE.
THE BLUES STORE IS OPEN - MHBS T-SHIRTS ARE HERE
The Mile High Blues Society Store is Open for Business! You can order one of our very cool, high quality MHBS T-shirts. Prompt shipment via USPS Priority Mail. Show your colors; visit the store HERE.
THE MILE HIGH BLUES SOCIETY JAM AT ZIGGIES
The MHBS presents Denver's coolest blues jam every Sunday nght at Ziggies -- twice named Denvers best blues jam by Westword, the local music and entertainment weekly.. The host band alternates between Doc Brown's Blues Band and The Blues Allstars. Check the Shows calendar page to see who is hosting. Blues starts at jams, and our jams are always free and fun. Bring yer axe n Let's Boogie! Check out jams and gigs at the MHBS Shows calendar.
MHBS GIG ZONE
Are you a blues player looking for a gig, or a band looking for a player? Post a message in the Gig Zone! It's the best way to get hooked up with the right people in the Denver blues scene. Check it out.
SIGN UP NOW! SUPPORT LIVE LOCAL BLUES
Membership has its benefits! You will receive the "Blues Insider" newsletter, with news and reviews. Members get a discount on tickets to shows and invitations to members-only events presented by The Mile High Blues Society, among other perks. As an MHBS member you will be a strong supporter and advocate for local blues.
Membership starts at only $15, Please click here to get started.
REACH OUT TO THE DENVER BLUES COMMUNITY!
Do you want to promote your business or event to the Denver blues scene? You can place display ads in The Blues Insider newsletter and here on the MHBS website for as little as $20 per month. Reach thousands of devoted local blues fans. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.