Sunday, January 8, 2017

Local Band Holds Fundraising Event to Travel to Memphis Competition

Asheville, NC - Asheville-based band Laura Blackley & the Wildflowers won first place in the 2016 North Carolina Piedmont Blues Society’s 31st Annual Blues Challenge. They will travel to Memphis, Tennessee from January 31-February 4 to compete in the International Blues Challenge with musicians from all over the world.  A fundraising event to offset the band’s travel expenses is planned for Sunday evening, January 22 at Tressa’s Downtown Jazz & Blues Club at 28 Broadway in Asheville.  There will be food, silent auction items and an all-star jam featuring the Wildflowers and friends from the Asheville musician community. 

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