October 20, 2019

This will be one of the best blues shows in Austin this year and you don't want to miss it! The first 100 tickets sold will receive a $5 gift card for ABS merchandise at the door!  Come hear three amazing blues artists voted to be the best by local Austinites in one amazing show. Best Artist is Oscar Ornelas; Best Band is Eastside Blues Syndicate;...

August 24, 2019

Nominees for the 2019 Austin Blues Society Awards have been selected for all three categories.  Click here to hear their music and read their biography. Voting begins on August 28, 2019 and ends right before midnight on September 7, 2019. The winners of each category are based on your unique votes.

April 21, 2019

We're so excited to have Rochelle and the Sidewinders as our host band at the Skylark Lounge on Thursday, April 25th! Come join us to see a rousing performance by the two-time HOTBC winners - the show starts at 8:30 PM, and sign up to join the open blues jam afterwards! FREE admission to ABS members, $5 cover for non-members!...

March 25, 2019

We're extremely honored to have The Eastside Blues Syndicate as our host band at the Skylark Lounge on Thursday, March 28th! Come join us to see an outstanding performance by these local legends - the show starts at 8:30 PM, and sign up to join the open blues jam afterwards! FREE admission to ABS members, $5 cover for non-members!

March 13, 2019

A FREE showcase for Blues societies and Blues artists from across the state

March 14th, 2019 from noon to 10 PM at Kenny Dorham's Backyard, 1106 East 11th Street, Austin TX

Sponsored by DiverseArts Culture Works, The East Austin Blues Alliance, Kenny Dorham's Backyard, the Austin Blues Society, and the San Antonio Blues Society

The Texas Blues Society...

February 24, 2019

We're very excited to have The Austones as our February host band at the Skylark Lounge on Thursday, February 28th! Come join us to see this terrific band - the show starts at 8:30 PM, and sign up to join the open blues jam afterwards! FREE admission to ABS members, $5 cover for non-members!

January 28, 2019

Don't miss the chance to see a sensational show with The Southsiders on stage at the Skylark Lounge on Thursday, January 31st! The show will start at 8:30 PM – sign up to join the open blues jam afterwards! FREE admission to ABS members, $5 cover for non-members!

January 1, 2019

Please welcome the 2019 Board of Directors for the Austin Blues Society!

• Ed Matyas, President

• Debra Frazier-Smith, Vice-President

• Elizabeth Juell, Treasurer

• Lamarque Polvado, Secretary

• Rocky Ivy, Board Member

• Jacques Moreau, Board Member

• Deborah Vanko, Board Member

The 2019 Board Advisors are:

• Catfish Russ

• Gary Woodcock

• Lisa Woodcock

• Elij...

December 20, 2018

The Austin Blues Society invites you to our Christmas Party at the Skylark Lounge on Thursday, December 27th at 8 PM, featuring music by Oscar Ornelas and special guest performers! The event is free for Austin Blues Society members, and non-members can become members at the event for a special price of only $10.00! Come out and enjoy an evening of...

November 18, 2018

Don't miss the electrifying Skye Downing on stage at the Skylark Lounge on Thursday, November 29th! The show will start at 8:30 PM – sign up to join the open blues jam afterwards! FREE admission to ABS members, $5 cover for non-members!

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