Dan Treanor’s Afrosippi Band members Merrian Johnson (MJ) and Michael Hossler recently competed in the Telluride Blues Challenge during Telluride Blues & Brews Weekend September 12-14, 2014. The Telluride Blues Challenge was held Saturday, September 13th, and was open this year for the first time to Duo acts as well as Solo acts, and Merrian and Michael performing as a Duo brought home Second Place! First place was solo act Nate Fletcher. Merrian, Michael and Nate are posing with the Martin guitar given to Nate as the first place prize. Merrian and Michael received a cash prize and performed at Blues for Breakfast Sunday September 14 as part of the Blues & Brews Festivities. Way to go MJ and Michael!!!
Erica & Dan talk about the IBC’s and more with Vinny Marini of Music on the Couch!
Erica’s Feature Article in Blues E-News Magazine spotlights Erica speaking on how Important the International Blues Challenge is, and her Personal Experience:
Dan Treanor’s Afrosippi Band featuring Erica Brown & MJ have been nominated for a 2014 Westword Music Award for Best Blues Band! Read all about it here, and vote!: