Indy Blues Awards

Indy Blues Awards

The 2020 Independent Blues Awards nominations are now in and ready for you to vote on. We do things a bit different than other awards in that we give you the opportunity to explore and experience artists and music you may not be familiar with. In order to maximize you...
William Bell Nominated

William Bell Nominated

We are very excited and honored to announce that William Bell, our 2015 Honorary Lifetime Membership Recipient, has been selected as a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow. June 23, 2020Washington, DC—As part of the National Endowment for the...
Video of the Week

Video of the Week

Here’s a little something to keep you entertained while you shelter… We are going to start posting legacy videos of Atlanta blues artists, some shot at our Atlanta Blue Challenges over the years, and some from our monthly meetings. Some will be in the 5-10 minute...
GABBAfest 2020 Postponed

GABBAfest 2020 Postponed

The year 2020 has sure been a strange one, wouldn’t we all agree? Who would’ve thought that the world would be threatened by a pandemic which has affected so many lives, and our way of life? It has been a life-changing experience for many folks, whether through...
The Blues Foundation Statement

The Blues Foundation Statement

“This moment of grief can also be a moment of purpose.”– Brittany Packnett Cunningham The Blues is an African American art form, originally created as an artistic expression and response to the oppression, dehumanization, and hatred this population had to...
ISC 2019 Winners Announced

ISC 2019 Winners Announced

International Songwriter Competition (ISC) is pleased to announce its 2019 winners. Congratulations to all the winners, and thank you to all the amazing songwriters who entered ISC! Below are the winners in the Blues Category. For a complete list of winners, go to:...