Announcing the MHBS “Road to Memphis”



Once again for 2024, we will be holding our Road to Memphis Blues Challenge.

The first preliminary event will be held August 18, 2024, at Rockabillies in Arvada. If we receive enough entrants we will have a second preliminary (Date to be posted later)
The winner in each category has the opportunity to go to Memphis Tennessee to compete in the Blues Foundations International Blues Challenge, where you will compete with the best blues performers from around the world!

You must be a member of MHBS and there is an entry fee. A member may compete in more than one category. The entrance fee must be paid for each category you compete in. The entrance fee is $40.00.

There are three categories: Bands, Solo/Duos and Youth Bands:

Bands are considered 3 or more individuals.

Solo or Duo competitors (self explanatory_

For the Youth Band category this year you may either compete to go to Memphis or you can just play a showcase during the event. If you choose to do a showcase you do not need to pay the entry fee.  Youth bands are made up of individuals up to 20 years old. If you are going to compete in Memphis you are not eligible if you turn 21 before the end of the IBC January 12, 2025.

To register hit the “IBC Online Registration Form”, tab above.

Ticket prices are $15 advance online

$20 at the door, $12 for MHBS members


The MHBS  will assist with travel costs associated with traveling to Memphis. If the winner chooses not to go to Memphis the runner up will be given that opportunity.





2024  Blues Foundation  IBC format and event to be determined by the Blues Foundation.