Announcing the acts advancing to the 2014 Nashville Blues Challenge finals


Kevin Slattery

Joe & Bayou


Brian James & The Revival

Sweet Waters Blues Band

Lauren Zoeller Band

Announcing the Youth act that will be showcasing at our finals and performing in the IBC showcase in Memphis

Preston James

Contest finals will be held at the Hard Rock Cafe in Nashville. Doors open at 5pm, competition starts at 6pm. Suggested $5 donation at the door. The Andy T – Nick Nixon Band will kickoff an open blues jam immediately after competition.


We want to thank all of the contestants that competed in this year’s event. The talent level was exceptional, and we appreciate that the future of the blues is being well cared for in Nashville! Thank you for competing.