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101 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750 Phone: 740.373.5522 Toll Free: 800.331.9336
River City Blues Competition

River City Blues Competition


The River City Ohio Blues Competition is the oldest and largest blues talent competition in Ohio, with 18 competition slots to be filled by local and regional blues acts from all over Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Michigan and other states. As the competition grows, so does the level of talent. Altogether, The River City Ohio Blues Competition has become the biggest music weekend event in the Mid-Ohio Valley.

This year's River City Ohio Blues Competition will begin on Friday night (February 20, 2015) with the 1st Preliminary. Saturday afternoon will be the 2nd Preliminary; and Saturday night will hold THE FINALS, with winners from the 1st and 2nd Preliminaries. This format accommodates more Blues fans and make the competition a weekend event.

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