The 29th International Blues Challenge is set to begin Tuesday, January 29, 2013 and conclude on Saturday February 2, 2013. The competition will be held in Memphis, TN in the Beale Street entertainment district.
IBC will begin with the FedEx International Showcase (Jan 29). The Challenge has been expanded to a four day format. Wednesday and Thursday night we will hold the quarter finals (January 30-31), Semi finals will be held Friday night (Feb 1) and concluding with finals in the Orpheum Theater (Feb 2).