Congratulations to the Blues People band and Eric Heilner for their outstanding performances in the Crossroads to Memphis local IBC competition! They have emerged as the champions and will be heading to Memphis in January to represent the North Jersey Blues Society in the 2024 International Blues Challenge.
We would like to extend a special thank you to all the participating acts who showcased their talent and made the competition a memorable event. Your incredible performances truly impressed the audience and the judges. Speaking of the judges, we appreciate their dedication to spending the day with us and evaluating the competition objectively and fairly.
A big shout-out goes to all the blues fans who came out to show their support. Your enthusiasm and passion for the blues created an electric atmosphere and made the event even more special.
We would also like to express our gratitude to Jay from E-H Records and John Muller for capturing the event through their photography. Your visual documentation will serve as a cherished memory of this exciting competition.
Last but not least, we extend our heartfelt thanks to The Stanhope House, New Jersey's finest roadhouse, for graciously hosting the event. Your venue provided the perfect backdrop for an afternoon filled with exceptional blues music.
Once again, congratulations to the Blues People band and Eric Heilner, and best of luck as they prepare to represent North Jersey in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis!