UKBlues are launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to contribute towards the costs of LaVendore Rogue representing the UK at the 2018 International and European Blues Challenges.
UK Blues Challenge winners LaVendore Rogue will represent the UK joining more than 250 acts from all over the world at the 34th International Blues Challenge (IBC). The contest will take place in Memphis, USA organised by the Blues Foundation between 16th and 20th January 2018.
LaVendore Rogue will also compete in the 8th European Blues Challenge (EBC) in Hell, Norway in which 21 bands from across Europe will take part. The challenge is organised by the European Blues Union and takes place on 15th, 16th and 17th March 2018.
LaVendore Rogue earned the right to represent the UK winning the 4th UK Blues Challenge in September at the Cavern Club. Elles Bailey, The Rainbreakers, The Robert J Hunter Band and Zoe Schwarz Blues Commotion all featured in the contest.
How Can You Help?
As part of their mission to support the Blues in the UK, UKBlues have set up a crowdfunding campaign. UKBlues’ campaign aims to contribute towards the considerable costs which will be incurred by LaVendore Rogue representing the UK at the 2018 IBC & EBC.
As well as providing financial support, their crowdfunding page offers a range of rewards in return for your pledge. You can find all the details of the crowdfunding campaign at their dedicated Crowdfunder page.
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