Blues Society of Tulsa Established 2002

 

Blues Challenge Winners and Rules for Best Self Produced CD


SCORING & POINTS

Scoring is based on five categories: Blues Content, Talent, Vocal, Originality, and Stage Presence.

A total of 140 points are possible. Blues Content has a multiplier of  4 X 10 possible points; Talent has a multiplier of 3 X 10 possible points; Vocal has a multiplier of 3 X 10 possible points; Originality and Stage Presence have multipliers of 2 x 10 possible points each.

We closely follow the same guidelines as the International Blues Challenge. 

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2013 BST Blues Challenge Results

Solo/Duo Winner: Scalehouse

 

 

 

 

Band Winner: James Groves Blues Machine

Runner up: Sunday Moan

 

 

 

 


 

2012 BST Blues Challenge Results

 

Solo/Duo Winner: Wink Burcham

 

 

Band Winner: Dustin Pittsley Band

 

 


 

2011 BST Blues Challenge Results

Solo/Duo Winner: James Groves

 

Band Winner: The Wanda Watson Band

2nd Place: Sara D. & The Damned Souls

3rd Place: The Bryan Wallace Band

 


 

2010 BST Blues Challenge Results

Solo/Duo Category:

1st Place - Danny J. Buck

Band Category:

1st Place - The Dustin Pittsley Band 

2nd Place - The Home Brewed Band

3rd Place - Shatterproof Blues Band

 

  


 

2009 BST Blues Challenge Results

Solo/Duo Category:

1st Place - Slidebone Johnny (John Legg & Steve Corbett)

2nd Place - Danny J. Buck   

 

Band Category:

1st Place - The Dustin Pittsley Band  

(Went on to win the 2010 Beale Street Blues Kings competition at the New Daisy

 Theater during the 2010 IBC) 

2nd Place - BluesDogs                  

3rd Place - Locus         

 

 


 

2008 BST Blues Challenge Winners

 

 
1st Place - Little Joe McLerran (Solo)
2nd Place - Slidebone Johnny (Duo)
3rd Place - Ruthie Bram Duo

 

 

 

Band Category

 

1st Place - Jennifer Marriott & Odd Sheep Out 

Participants in the Beale Street Blues Kings competition at the New Daisy

 Theater during the 2009 IBC) 

2nd Place - The Dustin Pittsley Band

3rd Place - The Lee Jones Band


 

2007 BST Blues Challenge Winners

 

James Watts & Perry Thomas

Duo/Solo Performers -- James Watts (Vocals) & Perry Thomas (Vocals & Keyboard)

First Place: Little Joe & The Big Three Trio

(L to R) Joe McLerran (Vocals/Guitar), Jimmy "Junior" Markham (Harmonica/Vocals), Rob McLerran (Bass/Vocals), Ron McRorey (Drums)

Second Place: Jennifer Marriott & Odd Sheep Out

Third Place: The Dustin Pittsley Band


 

2006 BST Blues Challenge Winners

                         

Live at Mr Handy's Blues Hall

Little Joe & Rob Mack

Duo/Solo Performers -- Rob McLerran  (Bass/Vocals), Joe McLerran (Vocals/Guitar)

First Place: Blues Dogs

 Bryan Wallace (Bass/Vocals), Mark Dickenson (Guitar/Vocals), Kent Swepston (Drums)

Second Place: The Home Brewed Band!


 

2005 BST Blues Challenge Winners

             

Dylan Perry

Duo/Solo Act -- Acoustic & Electric Guitar (Vocals in Memphis)

The Dustin Pittsley Band

Dustin Pittsley (lead guitar/vocals), Jesse Aycock (guitar/vocals), Donnie Wood (bass/vocals), Doug Wehmeyer (drums)

Second Place: Reverend Jonny Palmer & The Muddy River Revival Band!

Third Place: Big Mike T and The Fabricators!


 

2004 BST Blues Challenge Winners

First Place:  The Rickey Preston Band

(L to R) Harry Williams - Drums ; Kevin Phariss - Rhythm Guitar & Vocals;  Rickey Preston - Harmonica & Vocals; Shawn Roach - Bass & Vocals; Scott Santee - Lead Guitar & Vocals

Second Place: The 235 Band

Third Place: Dan Danger & The Danger Zone



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