Mile High Blues Society

We're raising money for the winning acts to go to Memphis in January 2020 to take part in the International Blues Challenge 2020

To raise money we have a special raffle item!

Two sets of two tickets to Joe Bonamassa at Red Rocks on Monday, August 12, 2019. We'll be raffling off two sets of two tickets. Two chances to win for $5 per raffle ticket! 

These tickets are valued at $136 EACH in ROW 45.

Drawing will be held at the IBC Preliminary Event on Sunday, August 4, 2019 after the IBC festivities.

You can pick up your tickets at any MHBS IBC event, Sunday Blues Jam at Rockabillies, or purchase them from this link. If you purchase them from the website, we'll personally fill out your ticket and drop your named ticket in the bucket for the drawing. 

You do NOT have to be present to win!


What an incredible day of music at the Rusty Bucket for the Mile High Blues Society International Blues Challenge Preliminary Round 1 on July 14, 2019.

Advancing, from the first round, to the August 18th finals will be: 
Johnny and the Mongrels - BAND

Westside Joe and the Men of Soul - BAND
The wild card is Deborah Stafford and the State of Affairs - BAND 

Mad Dog Blues Duo - DUO
Bloodbelly Blues - SOLO

The next round of preliminaries is August 4th at Alamo Drafthouse Barfly, 4255 West Colfax (close to Sloan's Lake area)  in Denver August 4th.

August 4th is also the day we will draw the winners of the Joe Bonamassa tickets. You can still get tickets up until the end of the event on the 4th. 


MHBS 2020 International Blues Challenge

Get ready! We're making plans for the Mile High Blues Society's 2020 International Blues Challenge

Who is going to Memphis to represent Colorado and the Mile High Blues Society next year!

Join MHBS here!
MHBS Members get to VOTE for their favorite act during the IBC!

Welcome to The Mile High Blues Society!

We Support Live Local Blues
We are musicians, fans, venues, and media committed to enjoying and sustaining Denver's blues music scene.
Become a member today! 

We are in our Annual Membership Drive / Renewal Campaign - so if your membership has expired please consider renewing to help us keep the Blues alive in Colorado. You can renew from the link below or via the instructions if your receive our renewal email notice!

Thank you for supporting live blues!


WOW! What a fun BCOS - Blues Children on Stage we had on June 9th at Oskar Blues Homemade Liquids and Solids in Longmont!
Thanks everyone for your support - and especially Tone Show for running the sound and Danny for hooking us up at OB HML&S

Sunday, June 9th, on the outdoor stage, we had a blast!



This MHBS Sunday Blues Jam

at Rockabillies 12363 West 64th Avenue (64th & Ward Road) Arvada, CO 80004

Open 11:00 a.m.
Signup for the jam as early as 6:00p.m.
Jam starts at 7:00p.m.

Hosted alternately by Doc Brown's Blues Band and MHBS Member Bands

Join us!  Full backline and PA provided. Feel free to bring your own amps and pedals.

Signup as early as 6pm. Jam starts at 7:00pm

This Sunday - Mother's Day - Doc Brown's Blues Band


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2019 is a special year for Swallow Hill Music… We’re turning 40! The past four decades have been incredible. Stay tuned for an anniversary concert series, archival footage from years gone by, and so much more! Thanks for being a part of the Swallow Hill community as we look forward to many more years of bringing the joy of music to life every day. 






Every Friday - Open Mic 7pm to 10pm

Scott "SHACK" Hackler will be playing solo EVERY MONDAY NIGHT
at Morrison Holiday Bar, 6:00-10:00. This will run until football season.


The Custom Shop Band


Lincoln Station, Lonetree, Colorado






Mile High Blues Society
P. O. Box 12464
Denver, Colorado 80212-2464

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

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.

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 a MHBS member you will be a strong supporter and advocate for local blues.  

Membership starts at only $15,  Please 
click here to get started.


Business Members

303 Blues Project



Lincoln Station Coffee/Pizza/Music

9360 Station St. #175,
Lone Tree, Colorado 80124

The Oriental  Theater


3355 South Wadsworth Blvd
Lakewood, CO 80227

(303) 980-6200

DrumCity - GuitarLand
9225 W. 44th. Ave.
Wheat Ridge, Colorado USA 80033
Phone: 303-421-4515, 303-424-9393

Lil Devils

Westminster Brewing Company








Ziggies Presents

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