Applications close 31st of March, check out our information page, download the application form and get on board for Memphis!
Each year in June the Adelaide Roots and Blues Association will be hosting the ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge. The aim of the event is to send the finest Blues artists to represent ARBA and South Australia at the IBC (the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee).
In 2015, (the inaugural year of the ARBA Blues Challenge) ARBA are conducting two separate competitions within the Blues Challenge – Band and Solo/Duo. the heats and finals will be held this year at The Semaphore Workers Club Blues musicians throughout South Australia will have the opportunity to compete for industry recognition and the highest honour of representing ARBA and South Australia at the IBC Memphis in 2016. The winning acts will be provided monetary assistance towards airfares and accommodation by ARBA and our sponsors. Winners will also have the opportunity to raise further funds for the trip to Memphis with the support of ARBA.
Online Applications will close 31st of March All details and required forms are on our website and we will continue to keep you, our blues community informed and up to date through ARBA Blogs Facebook and our web site ARBA.net.au