The Atlanta Heat of the International Blues Challenge, sponsored by The Atlanta Blues Society ,took place Sunday and an enthusiastic crowd got to hear some great competition. The winners of the competition will go to Memphis in January 2014 to represent Atlanta against groups from all over the country and the world. Last year, our solo/duo act, Little G Weevil, won for Best Solo/Duo and Best Guitarist and I feel confident that this year's Atlanta winners are going to represent the city well.
The winners for this year's Atlanta heat are::
Youth - Abe Lincoln and the Log Lawyers, made up of Dashiell Wakeman, Jonathan Yaeger, and Logan Brammer.
Solo/Duo - Timo Arthur Duo with Timo Arthur and Tamara Nicolai
Band - The Cazanovas
Another Youth Band contender, Scene of the Crime, won the People's Choice Award. They will not go to Memphis but won a cash award.
All of the winners will perform at the Atlanta Blues Society Christmas party this year and look for them at fundraising concerts throughout the months between now and January.
Congratulations to them all1