B.B. King’s Club Ebony to Host Battle of the Bands Competition

Attention: Blues, Jazz, Country, Rock, and Rhythm-N-Blues Bands. Registration for B.B. King’s Club Ebony “Battle of the Bands Competition” has begun! Top prize $1,000 and opening duties for B.B. King at Club Ebony during his annual Homecoming Festival.

Bands must compete along the standards established by Club Ebony. Sixteen bands will be able to enter. The competition will last for 15 weeks, with one band moving forward and one being eliminated each week. The bands will each be given 45 minutes to perform. As mentioned earlier, the first place winner will be awarded $1,000 cash and open for B.B. King at Club Ebony. Second place winner will receive $500 cash and perform during the B.B. King Homecoming Festival that same day. Third place receives $250 cash.

For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact the B.B. King Museum’s Director of Entertainment, Robert Terrell, at 662-887-9539 or via email rterrell@bbkingmuseum.org

The registration form can be found here.

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Celebrating blues culture and promoting roots music worldwide. Fully engaged in an ongoing personal campaign towards raising social awareness and promoting a healthy consciousness throughout the Mississippi Delta. View all posts by Mario Strong

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