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European Blues Union’s over-arching goal is to advance blues music culture in Europe and to intensify its global significance by attracting the youth of Europe


Blues in your vains?

Subscribe now for the Belgian Blues Challenge 2017! The Belgian members of the European Blues Union are searching for bands and/or solo artists who want to make their way to European slues stages and want to represent Belgium during the 8th edition of the European Blues Challenge (21 countries) that was over the past years organized in in Berlin, Toulouse, Riga, Brussels, Torrita di Siena and Horsens.

From all entries (deadline May 19), only eight acts will be selected. These are expected to be present on October 21, 2017 at CC Palethe in Overpelt to show the best of themselves. An erudite jury selects the act that gets the honour to represent Belgium during the European Blues Challenge in Hell (Norway) on 16 & 17 March 2018 (travel cost and lodging will be at expense of the winner).

Are you ready to follow the example of Howlin’ Bill, Lightnin’ Guy, Hideaway, Fred and the Healers, Doghouse Sam & his Magnatones, Tiny Legs Tim and The BluesBones? Subscribe before May 19!

How to subscribe?

  • Make a vi.be profile and/or update your vi.be profile with at least 3 tracks (own work and minimum 1 live track), a few band pictures, a concise biography, a current concert calendar and name, age and instrument of all band members.
  • Agree with the rules of procedure.
  • Subscribe.

Target: Band, Solo
Region: National
Genre(s): Blues
Compensation: No
The winner will represent Belgium at the 8th European Blues Challenge in Hell/Norway on 16 & 17 March 2018 (travel cost & lodging will be at the expense of winner).
  • 3 song(s)
  • Bio
  • Line-up: name, function, date of birth
  • Email address
  • Phone
  • Photo
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