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We are officially International Blues Challenge Finalists!!

That’s right folks, we made it to the finals and that means we’re in the top 8 bands out of 247 worldwide!!  That feels really good.  We made lots of new friends and already getting new show opportunities happening.  What an amazing week that was in Memphis during the IBCs!!!   We want to thank the Omaha Blues Society for everything they’ve done to help us along this journey.  We’d also like to thank all of YOU out there that continue to support us!!  Keep spreading the word because it’s working : )

See you down the road soon!!!

International Blues Challenge Kickoff Party! Jan. 21st @ 21st Saloon!

Please join us January 21st at the 21st Saloon off 96th & L street for our International Blues Challenge Kickoff Party!!  We would love it if you guys could be there and everything raised that night will go toward our adventure to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN!   Please let everyone know!

We can’t wait to represent you Nebraska and do our best to make you proud!

The Night Before Thanksgiving with Anchondo!!

AnchondoThanksgiving Web Cover

This is going to be such a great night!   Hector Anchondo’s old band Anchondo and of course the Hector Anchondo Band will be performing all under one roof and one night only!

The show revolves around Anchondo and all the songs you love hearing the guys sing.  Hector, Big G, Alex Mosher, and Adam Brooks will be geared and ready to show you all a great time!

The show will be in two parts.  The first half will be the blues portion and the second half will be the rock portion.  The opening acts are all amazing and we’re lucky to have them on the bill.

Located at: The Slowdown

Time: 8pm

Cost: $10 in advance and $12 day of show

Get your tickets now:

Get those dancing shoes shined and ready cause this is going to be a night to remember!!!

Please spread the word!

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That’s right!  Next year we’ll be playing in Canada.  We’re getting those passports ready and looking forward to become an International Band in 2016.  This is a huge mile marker and a dream come true for the guys and I.    For more info please check out the tour page.

Road trip anyone?!?

Young Guns selected for the Best Self Produced album!!!

The new album has been selected for the Best Self Produced category through the Mile High Blue Society out of Denver, CO.  It has been submitted to the International Blues Challenge Best Self Produced category and will be amongst many great albums.  With a bit of luck, hopefully it will stand out and get a little recognition in Memphis.  Fingers crossed.

We are very excited about this!!  Huge thank you to the Mile High Blues Society!!

We’ve been so lucky to have such a great year!!!!

International Blues Challenge 2016!!!!

Nebraska Blues Challenge 2015 winners!!!

First off, I want to thank the Omaha Blues Society  for all their hard work, if not for them the NBC wouldn’t happen each year giving the great bands of Nebraska a chance to take it to the next level.  You guys are the champions here!

Huge thank you to the family, friends, and fans out there that came out to support, without you non of this would be possible for us.  We owe you guys big time, we love you guys, thank you!!!

We get to advance to the 2016 International Blues Challenge!!! This is huge news and we’re so very excited to get back to Memphis, TN!!!!



Compilation News! 

Compilation News!

We’re proud to announce that our song “Shake Me Shake Me” is on the Keeping The Blues Alive Volume Nine compilation!!! This is a huge honor!!  This will lead to even more radio air time all over the world.  What an honor!!!

Topeka Kansas Blues Challenge!!!

Hey ya’ll!!

We’re competing in the Topeka Kansas Blues challenge and we need all the help with can get by having your very pretty faces there!!  Please spread the word and come hang with us.  If we can win this we’ll get to participate in the 2016 International Blues Challenge!!!!!!!   Maybe this year, with a lot of hard work, we could make it to the finals?  Lets do this, Topeka!!!!!

The inaugural “In The Market For Blues” Festival in Omaha, NE!!!

The Hector Anchondo Band and E3 Entertainment are starting a small blues fest in the Old Market of Omaha, NE with the help of
They’d love for you to attend!! More info to be announced. $5

The “In The Market For Blues” team is hoping to see this grow into Omaha’s own downtown multiple venue real deal blues festival, while trying to keep it very involved with Omaha’s local blues talent.

This is the first year and we’re keeping it small and need your help to help it grow! So bring your friends and family and lets hang and dance to some blues!

Very proud to have Harney Street Tavern and The Hive as the very first two venues!! Big Thank You to those guys!

Facebook Event Page:

Harney Street Tavern
-Cleveland Blue 2011 & 2014 IBC Finilist
-Swamp Boy
-Hector Anchondo Band – Nebraska Blues Challenge Winner and 2015 International Blues Challenge Semi Finalist

The Hive Rock Club & Art Gallery
-40 Sinners
-Amanda Rey (Fayetteville Arkansas) 2015 International Blues Challenge Contestant
-Lauren Anderson (Kansas City Missouri)

End of the night grand finale: The Grand Slam Jam – watch the sparks fly when the musicians get up and jam with each other!

Sturgis Bike Rally!!!

This August 4th we’ll be playing in Whitewood, SD during the Sturgis Bike Rally for the first time and we’re extremely excited for this event!  We’ll be the direct support for The Marshall Tucker Band, what a huge honor.  We’re some lucky fellas!!  None of this would be possible without all the help of you all.  Thank you for your undying support!!