Information German Blues Challenge & German Blues Awards

In cooperation with the European Blues Union, the Baltic Blues e.V. carries out the national qualification competition for the European Blues Challenge and, in cooperation with the Blues Foundation (USA), the national competition for the International Blues Challenge in Memphis (USA), in the spring of the following year.

The participants in the Challenge and the winners of the awards are determined as follows:

  • First, a voting is carried out among specialist journalists, organizers, producers, etc.
  • From this, a list of suggestions for the Challenge and the Awards will be created.
  • The suggestion lists are put on a special website for voting for everyone / woman online.
  • The five participants of the German Blues Challenge will be presented here (after completing the online voting).
  • The evaluation is carried out by an international expert jury.
  • The winners of the German Blues Awards will be announced at the grand finale in Eutin.

The order of appearance in the Challenge is drawn. The playing time per band is 30 minutes.

Further details on the German Blues Challenge (PDF)
Regulations of the German Blues Challenge (PDF)
Further details and categories of the German Blues Awardfs (PDF)