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John Campbelljohn & Bill Stevenson's Nine Steps Band win the 2014 ECBS IBC ChallengeJohn Campbelljohn & Bill Stevenson's Nine Steps Band win the 2014 ECBS IBC Challenge

 

September 21st, 2014

John Campbelljohn & Bill Stevenson's Nine Steps Band win the 2014 East Coast Blues Society "Maritimes to Memphis" International Blues Challenge!

On Sunday, September 21st, the East Coast Blues Society held their 2nd Annual “Maritimes To Memphis” International Blues Challenge competition at Monte's Showbar & Grill which was split into the Solo/Duo and Band categories. John Campbelljohn will represent the ECBS in the Solo/Duo category and Bill Stevenson's Nine Steps Band in the Band category at the 31st International Blues Challenge, to be held in January 2015 on the fabled Beale Street  in Memphis, TN, where Blues artists from around the world will compete for cash, prizes, and industry recognition.

 

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Shrimp Daddy and The Sharp Shooters make a big noise!

 

The East Coast Blues Society and Split Crow Pub, Bedford, proudly hosted the first Bedford Boogie Woogie Blues Revue, a recurring matinee, this past Saturday, March 15.

Mike ‘Shrimp Daddy’ Reid  (vocals and blues harp), and The Sharp Shooters, alumni of the Dutch Mason Blues Band, Carter Chaplin ( guitar), Ainsley Jardine (drums), and Barry Cooke (keys and vocals), had the house packed and the dance floor hopping.

 

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East Coast Blues Society Announces New Weekly Saturday Afternoon Blues Matinee

 

In partnership with the Bedford location of the storied Split Crow Pub, the ECBS is excited to announce HRM's newest Saturday afternoon Blues matinee.

Starting Saturday March 15, just in time for the always popular St Paddy's Day celebrations, the Split Crow will be boppin' to the sounds of Shrimp Daddy and the Sharpshooters. Every Saturday from 3-7PM these guys will be laying down some of the best Maritime Blues around with their "Bedford Boogie Woogie Blues Review".

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ECBS Announces 2013 Maritimes to Memphis IBC Band and Solo/Duo Winners

 

October 3rd, 2013

The inaugural edition of the East Coast Blues Society 'Maritimes to Memphis' International Blues Challenge was held last night at Monte's Showbar and Grill.

 

In the Band category, we are excited to announce that Dan Doiron will represent the ECBS in Memphis in January 2014. In the Solo/Duo category  Leeboy emerged as the winner on the previous night of the challenge.

It turned out to be a very close race in the Band and Solo/Duo categories, again showing just how much high quality Blues talent we have in The Maritimes. Each and every artist provided some great entertainment and the ECBS is grateful to everyone who helped make their inaugural event a lot of fun, including judges, performers, volunteers and attendees.

 

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East Coast Blues Society Jam on Hiatus

 

The East Coast Blues Society Sunday jam is going to be taking a little break. The Board is currently on the hunt for a suitable venue to move the jam to.

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East Coast Blues Society Presents Matt Minglewood With an Honorary Lifetime ECBS MembershipEast Coast Blues Society Presents Matt Minglewood With an Honorary Lifetime ECBS Membership

 

In recognition of his immeasurable impact on the Blues and music scene in the Maritimes and across Canada, the East Coast Blues Society presented Matt Minglewood with an Honorary Lifetime Membership in the East Coast Blues Society. The presentation was made Friday evening at the 9th annual edition of the Dutch Mason Blues Festival held in Truro, Nova Scotia from August 9th-11th, after a particularly spirited and emotional set by Minglewood.

 

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