CRBN Blues News
WHAT'S HOT, WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE CAPITAL REGION'S BLUES SCENE
Blues Book Donation to East Greenbush Library
The Capital Region Blues Network (CRBN) is pleased to announce that, through our member donations and our partnership with the Stewart’s Foundation Holiday Match program, we donated the complete three…Read More
2023 Blues Challengers!
From January 24th to January 28th the The Blues Foundation‘s International Blues Challenge (IBC) 2023 takes place in Memphis, TN. Representing CRBN at this year’s challenge are Rich Ertelt’s Blues…Read More
Blues in the Schools – Schenectady High School Guitar Class
On Tuesday, December 20th and Wednesday, December 21st, guitar instructor and local blues musician, Andrew Wheeler, joined the guitar classes of Schenectady High School teacher Josh Casano to teach an…Read More
Soul Searchers Win Solo-Duo Challenge!
Our solo-duo challenge event at Caffe Lena was a great success. Our three competing acts, Peter Annello, Robin O’Herin and the Soul Searchers all gave great performances. The Soul Searchers…Read More
CRBN Donates Kids Book About the Blues at Music Haven Show
On July 28th we were invited to participate in a great blues show in Schenectady, featuring Mark and Jill, Matt Mirable and the legendary Shemekia Copeland – part of the…Read More
Rich Ertelt’s Blues Express wins Band Challenge!
Our Band Challenge event at the Linda was a great success. Our two competing bands, Rich Ertelt and Blues Express and Big E and the Brutes, were joined by Thomasina…Read More
Blues in the Schools! Albany School District
On Monday, June 13th CRBN’s Blues in the Schools performer/teacher extraordinaire, Tas Cru, delivered two great sessions for K through 3rd grade students at two elementary schools in the Albany…Read More
Mark and Jill win “Eddie” for Blues Artist of the Year
Mark and Jill, our Solo-Duo entrants for the 2022 International Blues Challenge, are the winners of the 2022 “Eddie” for Blues Artist of the Year!Read More
2022 Blues Challengers!
From May 6th to May 9th the The Blues Foundation‘s International Blues Challenge (IBC) 2022 takes place in Memphis, TN. Representing CRBN at this year’s challenge are the George Fletcher…Read More