Long Island Blues Society






The Long Island Blues Society
P.O. Box 378
Centereach, NY 11720

Send inquiries about the international blues challenge toibc@libsny.org


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If You Like The Blues - We Like You Back!

Blues Challenge 2017

Congratulations to
The Johnny Mac Band
Frank LaTorre

For winning the band/solo competition

On to Memphis!

CD (not yet chosen)
Hitman Blues Band

Ahmad Ali - Joseph Felicetta - Mark Gresser - Frank Lombardo - Eileen Murphy - Michael Pagliaro - Rich Thiel

See rules on the News page for details for competing acts

email info@libsny.org for details

Riverhead Blues Festival


Saturday September 17, 2016

blues by the bay

Cedar Beach Blues Festival

October 1 & 2

Saturday - Main Stage
11:30 - Zenbock
12:00 - The Welldiggers
1:00 - Rhythm and Blues Express
2:00 - Johnny Mac Band
3:00 - The HooDoo Loungers
4:00 - Scalzo Band
5:00 - Lex Grey
6:00 - Dead Ahead

Saturday - Tent
11:30 - OOMPAH
12:30 - OOMPAH
1:30 - Dan LaForgia
2:30 - Grand Folk Rairoad
3:30 - Kerry and friends
4:30 - Rocket Jam

Sunday - Main Stage
1:200 - Blu Mojo
1:00 - Jim Kolman and Dangerfield
2:00 - Breakaway with Sweet Suzi
3:00 - Joe Vicino Band
4:00 - The 60s Invasion
5:00 - The Stanton Anderson Band
6:00 - TBA

Sunday - Tent
11:30 - TBA
12:30 - Rob Europe
1:30 - Blues To Blackstreet
2:30 - Kane Daily
3:30 - Harmonica Bill and Marked Deck
4:30 - Rocket's pick

All vendor info thru Kathleen Prokesch at LIMM. Not For profits contact us


LIBS is looking for some fresh artwork for posters, tshirts, hats, buttons and more.  If you or someone you know has original art for use by LIBS please send your submissions to

All submissions are free for use by the LIBS inc.
for any purpose.
The artist retains all rights to the artwork outside
any LIBS use.

Blues Groups Wanted

The LIBS is putting together a compilation CD.
We need 12 groups to make it work, so far
we only have 8. If you'd like to part of it,
please write to:

admin@LIBSNY.org for details.

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