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As a member, you will receive:

  • A membership card which entitles you to vote for your favorite artists for the Blues Music Awards
  • Blues Music Awards Events Programs -while supplies last
  • A vote when choosing members of the Board of Directors
  • Exclusive member news directly in your inbox  to keep you informed of exciting news, activities, and much more
  • “Proud Supporter of the Blues Foundation” window decal

* Higher levels of membership support offer additional premium benefits and gifts

Blues Foundation supports many programs including:

  • The Blues Music Awards
  • The Blues Hall of Fame
  • The International Blues Challenge
  • “Keeping the Blues Alive” Awards

The ultimate member benefit is supporting and becoming part of this fantastic Blues family which shares your love of the Blues.

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Membership Levels

“What level is right for me?”

As a member, you will receive a membership card which entitles you to vote for your favorite artists for the Blues Music Awards. You will also receive, while supplies last, the ultra-cool Blues Music Awards Events Programs. Members have a voice/vote when choosing members of the Board of Directors. The Blues Foundation “Member News” is sent via the internet to keep you informed of exciting news, activities, and much more. Each member will receive a cool window decal proclaiming them a Proud Supporter of the “Blues Foundation.” (Higher levels of membership support offer additional premium “goodies.”)

Programs which the Blues Foundation supports include the “Blues Music Awards,” the “Blues Hall of Fame,” the “International Blues Challenge,” and the “Keeping the Blues Alive” awards, to name a prominent few. In short, you become part of this fantastic Blues family which shares your love of the Blues.

As you can see, membership in the Blues Foundation provides valuable benefits to its members!

 

Membership Levels for Individual Blues Member

The Youth Membership is designed to introduce the under 21 year old Blues fan to The Blues Foundation and a lifetime of supporting Blues Music.

As a Youth Member, you will receive:

  • Digital Blues Foundation Membership card
  • Digital Blues Foundation Badge

* Youth members may not vote for the Blues Music Awards!

The Blues Member is the basic membership support level for all Blues lovers, 21 years old and beyond. As a Blues Member, you will receive:

  • Blues Foundation Membership card
  • Blues Music Awards Ballot (1)
  • Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise contest entry (1)
  • Presales for Blues Foundation events and hotels
  • Blues Foundation decal
  • Free entry into the Blues Hall of Fame Museum
  • Access to special blues event discounts

The Blues Friend membership level is the first step-up from the basic membership.

As a Blues Friend, you will receive:

  • Membership card
  • Blues Music Awards Ballot (for up to two individuals in the same household)
  • Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise Sweepstakes entries (2)
  • Presales for Blues Foundation events and hotels
  • Blues Foundation decal
  • Free entry into the Blues Hall of Fame Museum for up to 2 people
  • Access to special blues event discounts
  • Free Download of 2 songs of your choice from a previous Blues Music Awards performance

The Blues Partnershows a financial dedication to supporting blues music with their annual membership.

As a Blues Partner, you will receive:

  • Membership card
  • Blues Music Awards Ballot (up to 2 may be requested)
  • Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise contest entries (4)
  • Presales for Blues Foundation events and hotels
  • Blues Foundation decal
  • Free entry into the Blues Hall of Fame Museum for up to 2 people
  • Access to special blues event discounts
  • Free Download of 3 songs of your choice from a previous Blues Music Awards performance
  • Blues Foundation Phone Wallet
  • 5% off of all Blues Foundation merchandise

The Blues Supporter The Blues Supporter represents an individual making a real financial commitment to the programs of The Blues Foundation.

As a Blues Supporter, you will receive:

  • Membership card
  • Blues Music Awards Ballot (up to 2 may be requested)
  • Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise contest entries (10)
  • Presales for Blues Foundation events and hotels
  • Blues Foundation decal
  • Free entry into the Blues Hall of Fame Museum for up to 2 people
  • Access to special blues event discounts
  • Free Download of 3 songs of your choice from a previous Blues Music Awards performance
  • Blues Foundation Phone Wallet
  • 5% off of all Blues Foundation merchandise
  • Preferential Blues Music Awards Seating
  • Name listed in Blues Music Awards event program

The Blues Patron level of membership indicates significant support of The Blues Foundation. This is a member who is evangelical in helping us spread Blues music around the world. Blues Patron members receive all Blues Supporter premiums plus a t-shirt and 20 chances in the annual drawing.

As a Blues Patron, you will receive:

  • Membership card
  • Blues Music Awards Ballot (up to 2 may be requested)
  • Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise contest entries (20)
  • Presales for Blues Foundation events and hotels
  • Blues Foundation decal
  • Free entry into the Blues Hall of Fame Museum for up to 4 people
  • Access to special blues event discounts
  • Free Download of 5 songs of your choice from a previous Blues Music Awards performance
  • Blues Foundation Phone Wallet
  • 10% off of all Blues Foundation merchandise
  • Preferential Blues Music Awards Seating
  • Name listed in Blues Music Awards event program

The Blues VIP  is the 2nd highest level of membership in The Blues Foundation. At this level you demonstrate a significant commitment to The Blues Foundation.

As a Blues VIP, you will receive:

  • Membership card
  • Blues Music Awards Ballot (up to 2 may be requested)
  • Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise contest entries (40)
  • Presales for Blues Foundation events and hotels
  • Blues Foundation decal
  • Free entry into the Blues Hall of Fame Museum for up to 4people
  • Access to special blues event discounts
  • Free Download of 5 songs of your choice from a previous Blues Music Awards performance
  • Blues Foundation Phone Wallet
  • 10% off of all Blues Foundation merchandise
  • Preferential Blues Music Awards Seating
  • Name listed in Blues Music Awards event program
  • Invitations to special VIP only receptions during the International Blues Challenge and/or Blues Music Awards

Want to be a Lifetime Blues VIP? This is your ticket! Make this substantial donation now, and be eligible to become a Charter Member while remaining exempt from future membership fees
As a Blues VIP, you will receive:

  • An Annual Membership card
  • An Annual Blues Music Awards Ballot (up to 2 may be requested)
  • Presales for Blues Foundation events and hotels
  • Free entry into the Blues Hall of Fame Museum for up to 4 people
  • Access to special blues event discounts
  • Free Download of 5 songs of your choice from a previous Blues Music Awards performance
  • Blues Foundation Phone Wallet
  • 10% off of all Blues Foundation merchandise for the life of your membership
  • Preferential Blues Music Awards Seating for the first ten years of your membership
  • Name listed in Blues Music Awards event program
  • Invitations to special VIP only receptions during the IBC and/or BMAs
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Membership Levels for the Blues Industry

The Blues Business Associate level is exclusively for members of the blues music industry.

Become a Blues Business Associate and you will receive:

  • A link on the appropriate Find the Blues or Blues News page of The Blues Foundation Website
  • 1 Blues Foundation decal and phone wallet
  • Blues Music Awards Ballot (1)
  • Opportunity to purchase up to 4 additional memberships for just $10 each, with BMA ballot included
  • Opportunities to offer special deals and discounts to Blues Foundation Members

The Blues Creative Associate is specifically for musicians, producers, and engineers.

Become a Blues Creative Associate and you will receive:

  • A link on the Musicians page of the Blues Foundation website
  • 4 Blues Foundation decals and lapel pins
  • Blues Music Awards Ballot (1)
  • Opportunities to offer special ticket incentives and discounts to Blues Foundation Members

You may also add additional members (up to 6) on to your account for just $10 per person. You must verify that these additional members are part of your currently recording and/or touring band. Each of these individuals will receive a single Blues Music Award Ballot

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