The first night of competition for the Heart of Texas Blues Challenge has concluded – all five artists represented the Texas blues tradition in fine fashion!
In the solo/duo competition, Spencer & Thomas will be advancing to the finals held on July 30th. In the band competition, The Jacqui Walker Band and Cold Snap will be advancing to the semi-finals on July 23rd.
Congratulations to this round's winners, and many thanks to the competitors – everyone contributed to a fantastic evening of blues music! A special shout-out to this round's judges:
• Nancy Brinson
• Jack Edery
• Scott French
• Johnny LaTouf
• Mary Ellen LaTouf
There's two more nights of competition before the finals on July 30th – get your tickets now!