How we create a thriving Blues community.
Create performance opportunities.
Maintain a Blues musician's directory and artist profiles.
Sponsor a weekly "jam session/showcase" for Blues artists.
Collaborate and support "Blues in the Knob", the annual Blues festival of the Orchard Knob Neighborhood Watch Association.
Promote Blues Tourism and the Chattanooga Music Economy.
Promote the collaboration of artists from a wide and varied background with Blues musicians.
Provide music appreciation and music lessons to at-risk youth utilizing the Blues.
What we teach and study.
The "Blues in the Schools" program.
The History of the Blues.
Produce media for live performances.
Maintain archive footage and scholarly research.
Curriculum and in-service workshops on "Blues in the Schools" for teachers and educators.
How we support local Blues musicians.
Provide services and resources (legal, medical, and social services) to Blues musicians.
Sponsor and maintain a weekly "jam session/showcase" for Blues musicians
Support, promote and foster emerging Blues artists.
Create opportunities for Blues musicians to perform.
Maintain a comprehensive Blues directory and artist portfolio.