MUSIC ON THE COUCH
SHOW #448 – 01/07/19
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2019 INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE – PREVIEW SHOW #1
Keeshea and her band won the 2018 IBC Band Challenge. She joined me to talk about their week in Memphis, the resulting festivals and other benefits they received and Keeshea shared her suggestions on how the acts coming to Memphis should think about how they react and act.
VENUE COORDINATOR ROUNDTABLE – Segment Begins At The 35:42 Mark
Sandy McCann, is from Bloomington IL and manages the Ozark Blues Society of NW Arkansas
Next is Tom Claypool, a Memphis native who has been involved with the IBC since it was the Handy Awards. Next is David Hughes, past president of the Spa City Blues Society. We discussed the role of the Venue Coordinator, situations they have encountered, both good and bad, and they offered a ton of advice for those coming to Memphis this year.
Kevin and I did not connect.
Disneyland Of The Blues – Blue Voodoo
Home To Mississippi – Keeshea Pratt Band – Believe
I Don’t Want To See You No More – Kevin Burt – Heartland & Soul