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Winners of the 15th annual Black Swamp Blues Society Blues Challenge Solo/Duo category held on Saturday 10/1/2011 in Toledo, Ohio.
They will now move on to play at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tenn. at the end of January 2012. They'll be competing against about 90 other acts from around the world in the Solo/Duo category.
The dates for the 2012 International Blues Challenge (IBC) will be January 31 - February 4, 2012.
The competition will be held in Memphis, TN in the Beale Street entertainment district.
Tom & Alex Clawson
A father and son acoustic duo mixing traditional and modern blues to create a distinct contemporary blues sound. In 2002 Tom (Singer-Songwriter-Guitar) along with his oldest son Alex (Singer-Songwriter-Guitar) started playing out as an acoustic duo. Playing originals and covers in and around the local Toledo, Ohio area. In June of 2004 they formed the contemporary blues band “BUCK69”. Tom and Alex released their first album with BUCK69 in 2007 “When She Whispers Your Name” a 2008 contemporary blues Grammy finalist. The father and son team continue to perform their acoustic duo act as well as their work with the band, and are currently in the studio working on their second album “No Medicine like the Blues”.