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"Oh What A Night"
50's, 60's, 70's Musical Tribute
Sweet Soul Spectacular

@ Parkway Theater
April 18, 7 pm
Willie Walker, Ronn Easton, Maurice Jacox, Sonny Knight, Maurice Young

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Shaw's Bar & Grill Congratulations, Mike!
Shaw's Bar & Grill
14th Anniversary Party
Saturday, April 19
w/ RAMM Band


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Benefit For Walter Trout
Thursday, April 24
@ Famous Dave's BBQ & Blues

Lamont Cranston Band
Davina & the Vagabonds
Alex Rossi & Root City Band

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Blues @ Cabooze, April 26 Saturday, April 26
@ The Cabooze
Samantha Fish
Sena Ehrhardt Band

Buy One
Get One Free

MNSB Members are being offered a "2-For-1 Special" on Advance Tickets for Indigenous, Samantha Fish & Sena Ehrhardt at The Cabooze on Saturday, April 26th. Tickets must be purchased online by 12:00 PM on Saturday, April 26th.

To purchase tickets:
1) Click on the following link: http://www.cabooze.com/event/500047-indigenous-samantha-fish-minneapolis.
2) Enter the following code BLUESROCK in the Promo Code box, and you will be able to purchase up to 4 tickets at $5.00 each. Again, these tickets can be purchased online only by 12:00 PM on Saturday, April 26th.
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Brother Sun & Sister Moon, Dave Lambert & Donna Dahl
Brother Sun & Sister Moon

Brother Sun & Sister Moon
Take The Challenge
in The 2014 Road To Memphis
Solo/Duo Competition

Dave Lambert and Donna Dahl, Brother Sun & Sister Moon, will represent Minnesota as the Duo act at the 2015 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN. Once again this year, the quality of the acts taking part in the Challenge was first-rate.

Donna Dahl
Donna Dahl

The first runner-up act was Doug Otto & Hurricane Harold followed by second-runner up, "Duckshack Dave" Florine. The other contestants were Wisconsin Bryan Johnson and Paul & Bambi. All-in-all the judges and audience at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall were treated to a variety of different Blues styles and presentations demonstrating the depth of musical talent that we enjoy here in Minnesota. More details and images will follow. Don't forget: The Band Challenge will be held on Sunday, April 27, 1 pm at Wilebski's Blues Saloon. — Jake Jacobson


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Benefit In Support of Dee Miller's Daughter
Allison Miller Benefit
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Allison Miller Benefit
Sunday, April 13, 1 pm
@ Wilebski's Blues Saloon
You Can Help Allison Miller & Her Family With Medical Expenses!

Allison is the daughter of Dee Miller (of The Dee Miller Band). Allison contracted the influenza B virus and has been in the ICU since March 8th and will remain for weeks if not months to come due to life threatening complications.

We kindly ask for your donations for the Silent Auction portion of our Benefit for Allison, which we need to collect by April 11th and not the day of. Please contact Christina Hoglund gramercyparkplym01@gmail.com or 612-963-1220; Brigid Martin at brigidm@aol.com or Ellie O'Brien ellie5411@gmail.com to make arrangements regarding your donated items.

Please attend the Music Benefit on April 13 and invite all your friends. Share the link for the "Benefit for Allison Miller" http://tinyurl.com/ly9kvaw on your Face Book page as well as the below links.

To learn more about Allison and/or make Donations go to:
Allison's Caring Bridge Page: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/allisonmiller3
Allison's You Caring Page: https://www.youcaring.com/helpallisonmiller

On behalf of Dee Miller we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.


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Nigel Egg Places in Songwriting Competition

Congratulations to our own Nigel Egg for placing Second in the Upper Midwest Singer/Songwriter Championship, sponsored by the Roots and Bluegrass Music Festival in River Falls, WI. His three songs, "When I Was You," "Blues Is Personal" and "Acceptance Speech For My Grammy" propelled him into the finals. Nigel is a great guy who does a lot for MnBS with our Blues For Kids program. Way to go, Nigel! — Jake Jacobson


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Road To Memphis Challenge 2014 Poster
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Band Challenge
Sunday, April 27, 1 pm
@ Wilebski's Blues Saloon


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Barbara LeShoure
Barbara LeShoure
2013 Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame

Now Accepting Nominations For
2014 Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame

From now until April 15, 2014, the Minnesota Blues Society will be accepting nominations for the 2014 Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame in the following six categories: Blues Performer(s), Blues Sideman, Supportive of the Blues (Non-Performer), Blues Art, Literature and Media, Blues Recording and Blues Song. If you are interested in making a nomination please see Inductee Criteria and Nominations and Submissions in the Mn Blues Hall of Fame Policy. After reading the rules, then you can make your nomination using the Nomination Form. Thanks for your help with this process. If you have questions, please contact . — Mn Blues Hall of Fame Committee

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