Rainy Day Blues Society

Rainy Day Blues Society


2016-2017 Annual Blues Challenge - Road To Memphis

Four great blues bands are competing to represent the Rainy Day Blues Society and Eugene Oregon at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee. The four bands are:



- The Ben Rice Trio

- The Hank Shreve Band

- Louis Creed and the Geezers

- Brian James Revival

Support your favorite blues band and enjoy the music!

Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016

Time: 8pm

Place: Mac's at the Vets Club, Eugene OR

Voluntary Donation:  $10 @ door

Rainy Day Blues Society - Blues Challenge 2016

 International Blues Challenge - Updates

The winner of the Rainy Day Blues Society solo/duo chalenge:  Nattybone

The WINNER of the Rainyday Blues Society Blues Challenge qualifies for the International Blues Challenge in Memphis TN, the largest international blues event in the world!

The 33rd International Blues Challenge (IBC 2017) will be January 31 – February 4, 2017 in downtown Memphis, TN taking place in the Historic Beale Street Entertainment District.

International Blues Challenge | The Blues Foundation | blues.org


New Rainy Day Blues Society Officers for 2016-2017

Jimmy Haggard:     President - Membership and Marketing Chair

Dino Allbaugh:       Vice President - Blues In The Schools Chair

Bill Shreve:            interim Secretary and interim Treasurer


 UPDATE on Rainy Day Blues Society ANNUAL MEETING

It was a GREAT Night at the Rainy Day Blues annual meeting.  The Rooster Award winners were announced, the first step IBC competition was held for solo/duo, and there was a great night of blues music with Dos Henry's and an all-star jam.  

Rooster Award Winners

Best Blues Supporter
Best Male Vocalist
Best Females Vocalist
Best Recording
Best Act
Best Drums
Best Bass
Best Guitar
Best Keyboards
Best Reed
Best Brass
Best Harmonica
Best New Act
Best Blues Radio Host
Skip Jones
Hank Shreve
Deb Cleveland
Wicked Cool" Joanne Broh Band
The Hank Shreve Band
GT Albright
Scoop McGuire
Jerry Zybach
Skip Jones
Paul Biondi
Dana Heitman
Hank Shreve
Brad "the broken down Old Man" Cook