We have already received confirmations from countries that will participate to the 6th edition of the European Blues Challenge at Torrita di Siena (Italy) 7 to 9 April 2016. Here is the list:
6). United Kingdom
For those countries that still have not confirmed participation, remember deadline is September 10th.
Country responsibles should announce before this date to the President of the EBU and to the EBU Board if his/her country will participate to the next EBC We will love to have you there!!
On May 28th a press conference was held in Brussels at the European Parliament to present the 6th European Blues Challenge that will be in Italy, in Torrita di Siena, on April 8th and 9th in collaboration with Torrita Blues Festival.
The EBC was presented to national and international media and a special musical exhibition was a small concert from Italian bluesman Francesco Piu directly at the Parliament. The same evening a big party with a full concert from Francesco Piu was organized at Café Bizon in Brussels. A special delegation from the EBU board was present both at the press conference and the evening party. Looking forward to see all blues lovers in Italy next year!
1st place: The Travellin’ Brothers
2nd place: Doghouse Sam & his Magnatones
3rd place: JT Lauritsen & The Buckshot Hunters
And the MC, Mr. Ian Siegal
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