Members please note:Our Annual All-Member Meeting and Elections for the Board of Directors will be held on Monday, October 14 at 7 pm in the side room at Swifty's (next door to Stanley Theater), Utica. Members who have paid for their memberships at least 30 days before the meeting are encouraged to attend.
Nominations for officers and seats on the MVBS Board of Directors are now open and will close at 11:59pm on October 9, after the jam. Nominations must be made in writing and can be emailed to email@example.com
Please watch the MVBS Facebook page for candidates' statements as they are received. Members who have paid for their memberships at least 30 days before the meeting are eligible to run for election. If you have any questions, please feel free to forward them to Bill Pickles at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.
2ND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH - MVBS JAMS
AS ALWAYS, ADMISSION AT THE DOOR IS $2 FOR MVBS MEMBERS, $4 FOR NON-MEMBERS.
Join the MVBS
Enjoy a lifetime membership for a one-time fee of only $30! Membership entitles you to:
Reduced price admission to all events, except for fundraisers.
Reduced admission fee to all of the monthly jams.
Attend, participate and vote in open meetings.
The Mohawk Valley Blues Society has hosted monthly blues jams, several major blues festivals, school presentations, charity events and concerts by touring blues artists, including Magic Slim and the Teardrops, Carl Weathersby, the Holmes Brothers, C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Lousiana Band, Sharee Williams, Coco Montoya, Duke Robillard and Jerry Portnoy, Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials, John Hammond, the Nighthawks, Jimmy Thackery, Roxanne Potvin, Dave Gross, and many others.
The MVBS Jams are open to all blues musicians, and give our member artists a chance to play with each other, network and explore musically. For non-member jammers, they are an opportunity to see what the society is about, and why they should consider becoming a member.
"Mohawk Valley Blues Society, hereinafter also referred to as the society, shall operate as a not for profit corporation organized exclusively for charitable, educational, religious, or scientific purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Service Code, for the following purposes:
1) To bring the love of blues to our region by providing live entertainment to the Mohawk Valley area.
2) To offer blues artists another outlet in which to carry on the tradition and art of the blues.
3) To increase awareness of and educate people from all walks of life to have an appreciation for the blues."