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During the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, we are sad to say that we can not hold this competition for 2020 or a new competition set for 2021, it my be temporary so please check back and see if this situation has changed, Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions in regards to previous events.

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New Blues Festival Presents

6 String Showdown Contest

A head-cutting duel to the finish! To crown Southern California’s all around best blues guitar
player, though a series of regional head to head competition’s that culminate with the finalist’s
facing off on stage at the Long Beach New Blues Festival over Labor Day weekend.

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Thank you for your interest in the New Blues Festival’s 6 String Showdown, a regional head to head competition to crown Southern California’s best blues guitar player.

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