IBC WEEK SCHEDULE

Photo by Brian Anderson

IBC CHALLENGER PHOTO SESSIONS WITH JEFF FASANO
DoubleTree | By Reservation Only | Contact Jeff at [email protected]
Thursday, January 26th – 10:00 am – 3 pm
Friday, January 27th – 10:00 am – 3 pm

Official Opening of the IBC & International Showcases
6:00 pm | Club 152
152 Beale Street,1st Floor
Additional showcase performances to be held in multiple clubs on Beale Street

Tas Cru’s 12th Annual Generation Blues Jam
8:00 pm | Rum Boogie Café
182 Beale Street
benefitting Generation Blues

Pacific NW Showcase
11:00 am – 4:00 pm | Club 152
152 Beal Street, 1st Floor
with Tony Fredrickson

Open 12-Step Meeting
Noon | Club 152
152 Beale Street, 3rd Floor

IBC Challenger Check-In
Noon – 2:30 pm | Alfred’s
197 Beale Street

Blues Society Leader Roundtable
1:00 pm | DoubleTree
with The Blues Foundation President & CEO

Music Across Borders
2:00 – 3:00 pm | Blues Hall of Fame
421 S. Main Street
panel presented by the Consulate General of Canada

Shake Off Your Jet Lag
2:00 – 4:00 pm | Silky O’ Sullivan’s
183 Beale Street
IBC Welcome Party with Barbara Blue & friends

IBC Challenger Orientation
2:30 pm | Alfred’s
197 Beale Street

New Judge Orientation
3:00 pm | Club 152
152 Beale Street, 3rd Floor

Doug MacLeod Book Signing
3:15 | Blues Hall of Fame
421 S. Main Street

IBC Quarterfinals – Round One
5:00 pm | Beale Street Clubs

BratgirlMedia Showcase
after competition | Rum Boogie Café
182 Beale Street
benefitting Generation Blues

Beale Blues Harp Pro Jam
after competition | Tap Room
168 Beale Street
hosted by Rick Davis

Road Dawg Touring ( Doug Tackett)
after competition | Blues City Café
138 Beale Street
benefitting Generation Blues

Jam With Billy the Kid
after competition | Alfred’s
197 Beale Street

Blues Yoga
9:00 – 9:45 am | Blues Hall of Fame
421 S. Main Street
with Sara Negri

Blues Networking
10:00 am | DoubleTree
Speed Dating for Musicians and Industry – registration required

Photography Sessions w/ Jeff Fasano
10:00 am – 3:00 pm | DoubleTree
for IBC Challengers – registration required

Maxwell Street
11:30 am – 1:30 pm | Blues City Café
138 Beale Street
documentary done by Phil Ranstrom

National Women in Blues ( WiB) Showcase
11:30 am – 4 pm | Alfred’s
197 Beale Street
benefitting Generation Blues

Galaxie Agency Showcase
11:30 am – 4:30 pm | B.B. King’s
143 Beale Street
benefitting Generation Blues

Open 12-Step Meeting
Noon | Club 152
152 Beale Street, 3rd Floor

HART Fund Health Fair
Noon – 2:30 pm | Club 152
152 Beale Street, 2nd Floor
Screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, & more

Musician Workshop: Trademark, Copyright, & Licensing
12:20 – 1:30 pm | King’s Palace
162 Beale Street
with Kamel King

Master Classes for IBC Challengers
2:00 – 3:15 pm

Acoustic Guitar: Doug MacLeod
Pig on Beale
167 Beale Street

Bass Guitar: Danielle Nicole
King Jerry Lawler’s
159 Beale Street

Drums: Tony Braunagel
Alfred’s
197 Beale Street

Electric Guitar: Bob Margolin
Rum Boogie Café
182 Beale Street

Harmonica: Bob Corritore
Blues Hall
182 Beale Street

Vocals/ Performance: Shakura S’aida
Club 152
152 Beale Street,1st Floor

New Judge Orientation
3:00 pm | Club 152
152 Beale Street, 3rd Floor

Hohner Harmonica Party – Day 1
3:00 – 5:00 pm | A. Schwab’s
163 Beale Street
includes Level 1 Workshop with Nic Clark

IBC Quarterfinals – Round Two
5:00 pm | Beale Street Clubs

All-Star Jam
after competition | Club 152
152 Beale Street,1st Floor
hosted by John Del Toro Richardson

BratGirlMedia Guitar Conspiracy
after competition | Rum Boogie Café
182 Beale Street
benefitting Generation Blues

International Jam
after competition | Alfred’s
197 Beale Street

Memphis Jam at Blues Hall
after competition | Blues Hall
182 Beale Street
with Eric Hughes

Jam With Billy the Kid
after competition | Alfred’s
197 Beale Street

Managing Youth Performers
10:00 – 11:00 am | Hard Rock Café
126 Beale Street
Workshop for Youth Showcase parents

Photography Sessions w/ Jeff Fasano
10:30 am | DoubleTree
for IBC Challengers – registration required

KBA Brunch
10:30 am | DoubleTree

Youth Blues Instrument Workshops
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
138 Beale Street

Bass Guitar: Heather Crosse
King Jerry Lawler’s
159 Beale Street

Drums: Lee Williams
Hard Rock Café
126 Beale Street

Electric Guitar: Bob Margolin
Rum Boogie Café
182 Beale Street

Harmonica: David Bernston
Blues Hall
182 Beale Street

Piano/Keyboards: Wyly Bigger
Location TBD

HART Fund Health Fair
Noon – 2:30 pm | Club 152
152 Beale Street, 2nd Floor
Screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, & more

Hohner Harmonica Party – Day 2
Noon – 2:00 pm | A. Schwab’s
163 Beale Street
includes Level 2 Workshop with Nic Clark

Youth Showcase Registration
Noon – 9:00 pm | Club 152
152 Beale Street, 2nd Floor

Youth Blues Band Workshop
12:30 – 1:45 pm | Hard Rock Café
126 Beale Street

Open 12- Step Meeting
Noon – 2:00 pm | Club 152
152 Beale Street, 3rd Floor

Youth Orientation
2:30 pm | Hard Rock Café
126 Beale Street
Sign up for the Friday Night Youth Jam at this Orientation

Youth Showcases
5:00 pm | Beale Street Clubs

IBC Semi-Finals
6:20 pm | Beale Street Clubs

Youth Jam
after competition | B.B. King’s
143 Beale Street
hosted by the Atlanta Blues Society

All-Star Jam
after competition | Club 152
152 Beale Street,1st Floor
hosted by John Del Toro Richardson

Vizztone Blues Party
after competition | Rum Boogie Café
182 Beale Street
benefitting Generation Blues

Ghost Town Blues Band & Friends Showcase
after competition | Blues City Café
138 Beale Street
benefitting Generation Blues

Jam With Billy the Kid
after competition | Alfred’s
197 Beale Street

Charter Member, Big Donor, & Sponsor Breakfast
10:00 am | Orpheum Theatre
203 S. Main Street
by invitation only

IBC Finals & Best Self-Produced CD Winner
Noon | Orpheum Theatre
203 S. Main Street
Doors open at 11:30 am

IBC Silent Auction
Noon – 6:30 pm | Orpheum Theatre
203 S. Main Street
Doors open at 11:30 am

Vizztone Blues Party
after competition | Rum Boogie Café
182 Beale Street
benefitting Generation Blues

Jam With Billy the Kid
after competition | Alfred’s
197 Beale Street

2023 IBC Sponsors and Partners

Candace Dickerson | Blues Foundation