In early April, a group of Blues music industry professionals including music critics, journalists, festival promoters, music venue managers, producers, musicians and other Blues music industry professionals nominated the best in Blues music in twelve categories. The Blues Blast Music Awards are presented by Blues Blast Magazine. The complete list of nominees is also available at their website.
The 2018 Blues Blast Awards ceremonies will be held on September 29th, at Tebala Event Center in Rockford, Illinois. Tickets and complete information on lodging and directions are available at The Blues Blast Music Awards website.
Directions: Tebala Event Center - 7910 Newburg Rd., Rockford, IL 61108 - North side of Newburg Rd., immediately east of I-90 (no exit from Interstate). Exit I-90 at E. State St. and turn left (east) and then immediately right on Lyford Rd. (becomes Mill Rd. south of E. State). Follow Lyford Rd./Mill Rd. south to Newburg Rd. and turn right toward I-90. From the west: Follow Bypass 20 past the exit to I-90 and immediately move to the left-hand lane for a left turn at Mill Rd. Follow Mill Rd. north to Newburg Rd. and turn left.