The Ozark Blues Society of Northwest Arkansas would like to congratulate the winners of their 2015 Blues Challenge. These acts will be representing Northwest Arkansas in Memphis January 26-30, 2016 at the International Blues Challenge.
Solo/Duo Category Winner:
Jimmy Wayne Garrett
Band Category Winner:
Divas On Fire
2014 Blues Challenge Slide Show. Photography courtesy of Tom Mowry Photography
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About the Ozark Blues Society of Northwest Arkansas
Keeping the Blues Alive in the Natural State
The Ozark Blues Society was formed in May 2001 and incorporated as the Ozark Blues Society of NW Arkansas, Inc., a non-profit organization, on 1/15/2002. The Society was approved as a 501(c)(3) public charity on 5/6/2002. The Ozark Blues Society is staffed entirely by dedicated volunteers.
The purpose of the Ozark Blues Society is to foster the development in the community of an appreciation of all types of blues music by promoting and producing meetings, lectures, seminars, concerts, musical productions and entertainment involving the blues; to promote public knowledge of local, national, and international blues music; and to promote historical research into blues music in order to perpetuate the memory, spirit, and music of blues artists who have not received just popular recognition.
Current Ozark Blues Society News
November 27, 2015
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