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Schedule

Schedule subject to change–check back from time to time as seminars, workshops and more musical events are added.
Tuesday, January 26
5:30-9:00pm WILL CALL Club 152 2nd Floor
5:30pm International Showcase Beale Street 
8:00pm Tas Cru’s Generation Blues Fundraiser Jam Rum Boogie Cafe Donation at door
 
Wednesday, January 27
11:00am- 4:00 pm Pacific Northwest Showcase Club 152 First Floor
12:00pm–5:00pm Blind Raccoon Showcase Purple Haze Nightclub
12:00pm-2:30pm IBC Act Registration Tin Roof (315 Beale Street)
12:00-10:00pm Will Call, IBC Merchandise & CD Sales Club 152 2nd Floor
1:00-3:30pm Health Fair (cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, etc. screenings) Club 152 2nd Floor
1:00-2:00 pm Affiliate Roundtable Hard Rock Café 2nd Floor
2:30pm IBC Act Orientation Meeting Tin Roof (315 Beale Street)
4:30/5:00/5:35pm First Night of 32nd IBC Quarterfinals Beale Street IBC Pass or $10 wristband
  
Thursday, January 28
10:00am Blues Foundation Board of Directors meeting The Blues Foundation Office @421 S. Main St.
10:00am Blues in the Schools with Tas Cru and Cole and Logan Layman Downtown Elementary School
11:00am-4:30pm Galaxie Agency Showcase B.B.King’s
11:30am Great Canadian Polar Bear Blues Showcase Kooky Canuck
12:00pm–5:00pm Blind Raccoon Showcase Purple Haze Nightclub
12:00-10:00pm Will Call, IBC Merchandise & CD Sales Club 152 2nd Floor
1:00pm FILM – America’s Blues Blues City Cafe
1:00-3:30pm Health Fair (cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, etc. screenings) Club 152 2nd Floor
2:00-4:00pm A Cast of Blues with artist, Sharon McConnell-Dickerson and photographer, Ken Murphy The Blues Hall of Fame 421 S. Main
4:30/5:00/5:35pm First Night of 32nd IBC Quarterfinals Beale Street  IBC Pass or $10 wristband
11:00pm International Jam Club 152 First Floor
11:30pm All-Star Jam with Jonn Richardson, Sean Carney and many more!! Tin Roof
When the scores have been tabulated, the semi-finalists will be announced at various Beale Street clubs.
 
Friday, January 29
11:00am-2:15pm IBC Youth Act Registration Hard Rock Café
11:00am 2016 Keeping the Blues Alive Awards Doubletree Hotel, Tennessee Ballroom
11:00am Blues Kids Foundation Hard Rock Café
12:00pm–5:00pm Blind Raccoon Showcase Purple Haze Nightclub
11:00am Beale Street Brass Note/Walk of Fame Dedication to Little Laura Dukes Alfred’s
Noon- 4pm National Women in Blues Alfred’s
12:00-10:00pm Will Call, IBC Merchandise & CD Sales Club 152 2nd Floor
Noon-4pm 17th Annual Blues Jam by The Stella Vees Blues Hall
2:15pm IBC YOUTH Act Orientation Meeting Hard Rock Café
4:00-7:00/10:00-1:00pm Blues at the Hard Rock Hard Rock Café
4:20/5:00/5:40pm Youth Showcases Beale Street IBC Pass or $15 wristband
5:20/5:40/7:00pm 32nd IBC Semi-Finals IBC Pass or $15 Beale Street
The following events will begin when the semi-finals are concluded in the club somewhere between 10:00 and 11:00pm   IBC Pass or $15 wristband
Youth Jam B.B. Kings
11:30pm All-Star Jam with Jonn Richardson Tin Roof
When the scores have been tabulated Friday, the finalists will be announced at various Beale Street clubs.
 
Saturday, January 30
11:00am Doors Open for Finals Orpheum Theatre IBC Pass or $42.50 at door, if available
11:00am Silent Auction
12:00pm 32nd IBC Finals & Best Self-Produced CD Winner Announcement



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