To preserve and promote all styles of blues music, a unique and important American art form, by educating the greater Long Beach Community about the history of the blues while uplifting audiences’ spirits and supporting artists, writers, broadcasters, and educators.

Find out about Long Beach Blues Society's  latest projects like Blues in the Schools, Blues for Vets, and Blues for Seniors.

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Reaching Out, Building Bridges

Serving ALL members of the community, while focusing on those who benefit most.

Long Beach is known throughout the world for its contributions to music. The biggest Southern California Blues Festival was held here for over 30 years, and the music scene is thriving today. The Long Beach Blues Society is dedicated to giving back to the greater Long Beach community through the joy of music, especially for people in under-served communities. Check out our PROGRAMS page for more information about Blues in Schools, Blues for Vets, and Blues for Seniors

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Education

Past

History

Bob Barr & His Wife Mary Anne 

Bob is President of LBBS & Mary Anne is a Director.

Willy Aguilar

Blues in the Schools team shown here with multiple Grammy nominee Janiva Magness at LB Poly High.

Meet Our Team

see lbbs talent at The New Blues festival!

Our Mission

Preserving the Past - Promoting the Future!

LONG BEACH BLUES SOCIETY

The 2018 New Blues Festival is coming September 1st & 2nd!

Many of the talented musicians who participate in our programs will be on stage this September at El Dorado Regional Park. We are thankful for their participation and their desire to give back to their community!

Programs

Steve Proctor

Operations genius. Ask him about opening for Moby and Fatboy Slim.

Bill Grisolia

Our Founder 

For more information:

email info@longbeachbluessociety.org

or call (562)762-8317

Love the Blues? We need your help! From volunteering at events to teaching kids the authentic blues sound in the schools, we need help carrying the message.