October 24, 2017

Rae Gordon Returns to the International Blues Challenge to Hold Open Jam in Clarksdale, MS and to MC Womens Show During IBC

Rae Gordon returns to Memphis, Tennesse to attend the International Blues Challenge 2018 where she will reconnect with new friends she made from the 2017 IBC, where her band placed 3rd in overall contest.   Rae will be MCing the Women In Blues Show during the IBC on Friday, January 19th and in Clarksdale, Mississippi on Tuesday, January 16th for The Mississippi Mingle, an open jam for any musicians in the area, held at the infamous Hambone Gallery, owned by Stan and Dixie Street.  Rae Gordon Band guitar player and producer Kivett Bednar will also be in attendence and will be performing Tuesday, January 16th along with Rae and drummer Dave Melyan at the open jam and at the Women in Blues Show.


Other dates and times during the IBC to be announced.





Stan Street’s Hambone Gallery in the heart of historic Clarksdale, Mississippi is awash with the passion of the blues, from the music played to the brush strokes on canvas. As a blues musician himself, this self taught artist has taken what he has seen and felt through blues from his travels to this welcome to everybody place that the crossroads put on the map.
On January 16th, Rae Gordon & Kivett Bednar will travel back to Memphis, Tennessee, where just a year prior they were part of the band that placed 3rd in the International Blues Challenge and head down to Hambone and celebrate with musicians from all over the world, with an open blues jam like no other! Featuring special guest Dave Melyan on drums! Drums provided. It is also Rae’s birthday on the 17th, so there will be cake! Bring your instrument and your appetite!

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