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IBC Competition Winners

The Thunder Bay Blues Society would like to congratulate the winners of their recent

IBC Competition held at The Foundry on June 3!


will represent Thunder Bay at the 34th annual International Blues Challenge

n Memphis, TN in January 2018.

Final standings were:


1st - Arley Hughes

2nd - Clay Breiland

3rd - Still Kick'N'

4th - Smedley B


1st - The Angies

2nd - The Riff Riders

3rd - John the Conquerer


Janice Hilton and Linda Fogolin-Urry doing the gift card draw! 

Craig, Branch Manager of the TD Canada Trust, draws the winning ticket for the signed guitar 2017. Linda Fogolin-Urry, TBBS board member assists. What a super fun group of TD employees in the tent next to us all weekend!


Chrissy Klaas won the three gift cards from Tony Romas! Presenter: Bobby Hill(Big Bad Bobby Blues), third place winner of the 2017 IBC Challenge.
Big thank you to our corporate sponsor, Allan Komenda (pictured) for generously donating them.

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Bobby Hill (with guitar) & Tom Hamilton presenting salmon box guitar to winner Gayle Dawson.

Thank you to Bobby & Tom who built the guitar and donated it to the TBBS!

Congratulations to Walter Flasza and thank you so much for supporting our donation draw for the 2017 signed guitar.

Betty Lou Reynolds accepts her basket, from Janice Hilton - drawn at our booth at Bluesfest 2017! 

Thunder Bay Blues Society Booth at the 2017 Thunder Bay Blues Festival

The Thunder Bay Blues Society extends a huge congratulations to our musical representatives who will be competing at the

34th annual International Blues Challenge

in Memphis, Tennessee

January 16 - 20, 2018.

We know that Arley Hughes (Solo/Duo)

and The Angies (Band) - Sam Chong, Nancy Freeborn, Jenny McPhail, Mary Walker & Jen Wolski -

will do Thunder Bay proud!

Best of luck ladies! And have a great time!

Arley Hughes

The Angies