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Best Self-Produced CD are due by October 1st 2014 



All rules and eligibility are based on The Blues Foundation "Best Self-Produced CD" competition.


Upcoming National Acts


Friday September 12, 2014 - Frank Bang and the Secret Stash - 9:30 pm - Legends, Cincinnati, OH

Thurs, Septemer 18, 2014 Chris Duarte, 8:00PM, Gilly's, Dayton, OH.

Texas style blues-rock.

Thu 09/25/14  Barrence Whitfield & The Savages  - Midpoint Music Festival - Taft Theatre,  Cincinnati OH

This guy has an amazing voice. If you're down at Midpoint, be sure to check him out. If you weren't planning on going, this might be a good excuse to go.

Tue 09/23/14 Jarekus Singleton - Thompson House, Newport, KY

Yes, the same Jarekus Singleton who just blew the roof off P&G Pavilion at Cincy Blues Fest this summer - if you missed him, be sure to catch him this time around. If you saw him, you know what a great show this will be.

The Thompson House is the old Southgate House location.


Thu Oct.16, 2014 - Ruthie Foster - 8:00 pm - The 20th Century Theater, Oakley, Cincinnati, OH

Sat Oct. 19, 2014 - EG Kight - 7:30 pm  DownTowne Listening Room, The Shillito Building, 151 West 7th Street, Cincinnati, OH

If you're looking for something more on the mellower acoustic side, EG Kight fits the bill.



Fri 11/7 AND Sat. 11/8 - Blues & Boogie Piano Summit - Southgate House Revival Sanctuary, Newport, KY


CHRIS CONZ (Switzerland), LUCA SESTAK (Germany), CHASE GARRETT (U.S.) and RICKY NYE (U.S.) with: GEORGE BEDARD (guitar), CHRIS DOUGLAS (upright bass), PAUL ELLIS (drums)

Reserved seating now available for the first time! 200 seats per show, 80 standing room tickets per show.
Ticket info @ or call 859-431-2201
$25 in advance/ $30 day of show (reserved seats)
$20 in advance/ $25 day of show (standing room)

This annual show put on by our own boogie blues master Ricky Nye is always a stellar experience.

Tue 11/18/14 Joe Bonamassa - Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Blues rock.

Sat 11/29, Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - 8:30 P.M. doors open 7:30 P.M.  - Taft Theater, Cincinnati, OH

Rev. Peyton and his "jugband on steroids" return to rock the house.

Cincy Blues Fest

                     Thanks for everybody's help in making

                               this year's festival successful


Volunteers needed: 

(Gates and Ticket Booths Saturday Night)

August 1st and 2nd, 2014

Sawyer Point Park, Cincinnati, OH


Friday Night Headliner: Dana Fuchs

Saturday Night Headliner: Guy Forsyth


Volunteers needed:

(Gates and Ticket Booths Saturday Night)


 Cincy Blues After Fest Sunday August 3



Rookwood Cincy Blues Society Stein


The Rookwood Pottery Company and the Cincy Blues Society are pleased to announce the “Cincy Blues Society” custom stein.



The Blues Society stein in process at Rookwood Pottery showing the mold making process



Stein only price $150

Available at the Rookwood Booth at Cincy Blues Fest 2014.

Or contact Dave & Alison Petrik at director @ to make arrangements for delivery. 








An original Roy Robinson design, the stein features the get down feel of everything good about the blues.  



The stein will be glazed in one of Rookwood's signature blue glazes, designed to accentuate details in the carving.






Destined to become an instant classic, the Rookwood Cincy Blues Society Stein will raise a toast to “Keeping the Blues Alive”.

How to Renew Your Membership

When your membership is 14 days from expiration, you should receive an email stating that your membership is expiring soon. There will be a link that will direct you to the page where you can renew.

Once your membership has expired you should receive another email stating that your membership has expired. There will once again be a link that will direct you to the page where you can renew.

If you have not received any expiration emails, log into the website with your username and password. On the orange bar at the top, click My Account. On the next page, click the Membership tab. You will be able to see your membership status and expiration date. Click on the Extend link to renew. 

If you're having further trouble, you can always contact us at membership @

2014 Blues Challenge - June 1 & 8

Thanks for everybody's help at this year's Cincy Blues Challenge.

 Congratulation to Sonny Moorman

 This year's Band Winner








  Congratulations To Jimmy D Rogers

  This year's Solo/Duo Winner





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