THE WORD IS OUT! THE FACTS ARE IN! DOUBLE TROUBLE...
ALL OBS MEMBERS ARE URGED TO ATTEND
This from esteemed member Wes Race the Younger:
"It is with great pleasure to announce this morning the 2nd annual Double Trouble Blues Festival to be held on Friday June 23rd and Saturday June 24th at the Driftwood Lounge here in Wichita Kansas. Festival bracelets are now available at the Driftwood. We will be celebrating my dad's Wes Race 70th birthday at the festival. This year we are excited to have the first ever Kansas/Texas Double Trouble blues invitational jam on Saturday afternoon hosted by the legendary Lewis Cowdrey. The Outlaw Blues Society will be awarding the Jack Van Gundy Award at the festival to either Bill Garrison or Ruby White. Headlining the festival Saturday night We are please to announce Delmark recording artist, BMA nominee, and one of Chicago's brightest blues talents none other then Guy King. Guy has opened for BB King, Buddy Guy and his latest album "Truth" reached #1 at the Roots music report -Contemporary Blues Chart, #5 at the Living Blues Chart. This year's festival were pulling out all stops, please get your festival bracelet soon as they will be going fast. Hope to see all you blues fans out for the festival."
VOTES ARE STILL COMING IN FOR THE JACK VAN GUNDY AWARD. DEADLINE MAY 31. ONLY OBS MEMBERS CAN VOTE
Mark McCormick, Carole Branda, and Rebecca Adams--
NEWEST CHAPTER IS IN
ENGLAND, HEADED BY TOM COXEN. LOOKING FOR GOOD THINGS FROM THEM.
VOTING ON THE 2017 JACK VAN GUNDY AWARD IS NOW TAKING PLACE. NOMINEES ARE BILL GARRISON AND RUBY WHITE. THIS AWARD WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE DOUBLE TROUBLE BLUES FESTIVAL IN JUNE AT THE DRIFTWOOD LOUNGE
WATCH FOR THE RELEASE OF THE BOOK: WICHITA BLUES Music in the African American Community.
The Outlaw Blues Society is not responsible for the actions of members: a group of people who have joined simply to support research and performance of the blues.
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JACK VAN GUNDY ANNUAL AWARD:
2016 WESLEY RACE
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