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DC Blues Society Battle of the Bands

Please note: This event has already occurred.
Every year, the D.C. Blues Society selects an up-and-coming blues band to send to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. How to choose the group carrying the torch for the D.C. blues scene? An old-fashioned battle of the bands. Because of the prestigious nature of the competition, you won't hear the six acts cranking out multiple versions of "Mustang Sally" or "Got My Mojo Working." Expect a mix of rollicking originals and slow-burning guitar workouts, with more than a few laments about someone's baby done them wrong.