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The Blues Rock On in Musical Challenge

If your candidate didn't come out on top in yesterday's elections, you might be feeling a little blue this morning. To match your mood, WHQR brings you the music of this year's Blues Challenge. The Cape Fear Blues Society held the contest this past Saturday, inviting local bands and solo acts to compete for a shot at the International Blues Festival in Memphis next February. WHQR's Megan Williams has a look at the challengers in the solo division...

By Megan V. Williams

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The Rusty Nail, Wilmington, NC – The annual Blues Challenge selects one solo act and one band to send to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN, every February. Learn more about the contest and see photos of the contestants at their website.

Contestants in the solo performer category:
-Tomcat Norton
-Teresa Lindstrom
-"Spider" Mike Bochey

Contestants in the group category:
-The Bobby Frost Band
-Brother Dave
-The Chickenhead Blues Band
-WSNB (We Sing Nasty Blues Band)