The Flathead Valley Blues Society’s is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a Holiday Blues celebration Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Kalispell Elks Club and Events Center,1820 U.S. 93 S. in Kalispell.
Blues music will be provided by three blues bands, the Kenny James Miller Band, Moneypenny, and The Pleasure Kings, along with special guest appearances for a Flathead All-Star Blues Jam. The music starts at 4 p.m. with the finale jam at 10 p.m.
The event features a split-the-pot, raffle prizes, silent guitar auction, and commemorative 25th anniversary T-shirts. Enjoy barbecue from Knucklehead Barbeque, complimentary anniversary cake, and great blues music on the large dance floor.
Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 each or $25 per couple. For more information, call 406-471-9926; go to www.flatheadvalleyblues.org/index.html or check Facebook.
Accommodations are available at the nearby Hilton Garden Inn.
“The board of directors for the Flathead Valley Blues Society, a not-for-profit association founded in 1994, wish to extend our warmest wishes and sincere appreciation to our supporters, those businesses and individuals who have helped us to realize our mission to “Support Your Local Blues Scene” for 25 years,” the society said in a press release. “Whether it is sponsoring local blues performances, partnering with area music festivals, networking with national, regional and local music artists, and hosting benefit fundraisers, you have made it possible for our organization to deliver opportunity for our community to experience blues music in its purest form, presented with reverence and respect for this uniquely American art form.”