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Emily Willey Foundation

CRBN Provides Emily Willey Foundation with Blues Books for their Community Library Share Program Sites in Schenectady County!

By CRBN | Feb 6, 2021

CRBN is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Stewart’s Holiday Match program and the Emily Willey Foundation to supply the complete three book series of Tas Cru’s “Bubba the Blues Hound” for their community library share program sites in Schenectady County!

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CRBN Sponsors Virtual Blues Music Interactive Classes in Partnership with the Schenectady County Library

By CRBN | Feb 3, 2021

Coming Up In The Spring 2021! CRBN is sponsoring virtual blues music interactive classes in partnership with the Schenectady County Library: For more information about CRBN’s Blues in the Schools Program, please visit our programs page.

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Schenectady City School District as Part of Our Blues In The Schools Initiative!

By CRBN | Dec 21, 2020

CRBN is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Golub Foundation and the generosity of our members, books about blues music have been donated to every music class in the Schenectady City School District as part of our Blues in the Schools initiative! CRBN would like to thank the staff of the Schenectady District…

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Donation Received from Stewart’s Holiday Match Program

By CRBN | Apr 1, 2020

We’re pleased to announce that we have received a $500 donation from the Stewart’s Holiday Match Program! The donation will help provide funding for our Blues in the Schools program. At this time, due to the Covid-19 situation, our educational activities are suspended until it is deemed safe to continue our programming for children. However,…

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CRBN Receives Donation from Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation

By CRBN | Mar 30, 2020

The Capital Region Blues Network is proud to inform you that we have received a $750 donation from Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation. The donation will help fund our Blues in the Schools program. At this time, due to the Covid-19 situation, our educational activities are suspended until it is deemed safe to continue our programming…

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The Eddies: 2020 Blues Artist of The Year CRBN Nominees

By CRBN | Mar 9, 2020

CRBN is proud to announce several of our artists have been nominated for Blues Artist of The Year 2020 Eddie Music Award! Nominees include:  The Amy Ryan Band, Annie and the Hedonists, The George Fletcher Blues Band, The Resonators, Soul Sky and Alana Wyld & Wyld Blu. (Click on each link to check them out!!)…

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Blues in The Libraries

Blues In The Libraries

By CRBN | Feb 13, 2020

CRBN is pleased to announce that your generous donations have enabled us to provide the Albany County Library system with copies of Tas Cru’s new book, Bad Dog Bubba! Each library in Albany county will have its own copy for children to read. Bad Dog Bubba is written for a 5th/6th grade level reader. It…

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Best Self-Produced CD IBC Nominee: Misty Blues: “Pickled & Aged

By CRBN | Nov 1, 2019

The Capital Region Blues Network has selected Misty Blues’ latest album Pickled and Aged as our entry for the “Best Self-Produced CD” category at the Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge event in Memphis…

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CRBN Library Donation

Blues In The Libraries: Making a Difference!

By CRBN | Oct 17, 2019

Your Membership Fees and Donations to CRBN are Making a Difference! CRBN is proud to announce that we have entered into a collaboration with the Schenectady County Public Library system to distribute the children’s book “Franky Finds the Blues”. This charming book, by author Joel Harper, about the excitement of discovering blues music as a…

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