Downtown Albany Blues Music Competition

Date: 
Fri, 05/04/2012 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Thanks to all the blues acts who performed at the 1st Annual Downtown Albany Blues Music Competition on Friday, May 4, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Over a 1,000 fans came Downtown to enjoy the music and to vote for their favorite act of the evening.

 

Only three blues acts could win - even though we would have liked to take them all. Thank you to all our great performers!

 

Here are the three winners who will be playing at Alive @ 5 on July 5, 2012:

  • The George Boone Blues Band who performed at Pearl Street Pub
  • Joe Lowry & The Second Mile Blues Band who performed at Blue 82
  • Blackboard Blues who performed at Jillian's

Archived Event News

The 1st Annual Downtown Albany Blues Music Competition is Friday, May 4, 2012 from 5:00 PM toBlues MusicBlues Music 9:00 PM. Come out and participate by voting for your favorite act of the evening. The top three acts of the night will play at the upcoming Blues Night at Alive @ 5 this summer.

The event is free and open to the public. A free trolley will run between each musical venue dropping off and picking up the voting public.

The 13 selected blues acts that will be performing on May 4th include:

  • Folding Sky performing at Taste
  • Sly Fox & The Hustlers performing at The Bayou Cafe
  • Nite Train performing at Legend’s on Pearl
  • JV & The Cutters performing at Wolf’s 1-11
  • Kylie & The Sympathetic Strangers performing at Franklin’s Tower
  • Joe Lowry & The Second Mile Blues Band performing at Blue 82
  • The George Boone Blues Band performing at Pearl Street Pub
  • Blues Sanctuary performing at McGeary’s
  • Bent Rail Blues Band performing at The Olde English Pub
  • Blackboard Blues performing at Jillian’s
  • George Fletcher's Foldin' Money performing at 74 State
  • Collette & The Mudcats performing at Figure 10
  • Charlie Smith Blues Trio performing at The Merry Monk

This free musical contest is being held during 1st Friday, an art celebration slated for every first Friday of the month throughout Albany.

 

Check back for the latest information and developments regarding the Blues Music Competition. Questions? Please call contact us at 518.465.2143  x11.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographer: Eric Wood www.skunkworksphotographic.com