What is the Second Story Blues Alliance…
Second Story Blues Alliance (2SBA), located in the Lehigh Valley, PA, is a member-only, 501c3 private non-profit organization
for professionals in the Blues industry that support artists in their efforts to achieve their goals and to educate members about Blues as an art form, its history, resources and news.
2SBA conducts an International Blues Competition (IBC) competition each year as part of our Blues Foundation membership.
2SBA continues to preserve the American legacy of Blues music and its culture by promoting
artistry to inspire, educate and sustain our members along with audiences of all ages.
Featured Upcoming Event
2016 2SBA Valley Blues, Brews & BBQ Alert!!!!!
ATTENTION ALL 2016 VALLEY BLUES, BREWS & BBQ FESTIVAL GOERS FOR THIS SUNDAY 8/21/16... TRAFFIC DETOUR IN KUTZTOWN PA.
THERE IS A DETOUR ON E. MAIN ST. IN THE CENTER OF KUTZTOWN BOROUGH AROUND THE PARK... E. MAIN STREET IS CLOSED AND UNDER CONSTRUCTION THE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS WILL HELP GUIDE YOU TO THE PARK AND DONATION PARKING...
WE APOLOGIZE IN ADVANCE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE...
From The East:
• Exit Route 222 at Kutztown Rd. interchange (1st Kutztown Exit coming from the east heading westbound)
• Kutztown Rd. turns into East Main Street
• Continue on East Main St. to Traffic Light at Elm St.
o East Side of Park Parking – (Limited Spaces once full all parking will be directed to west side of Park)
? Turn Left at Light onto S. Elm St.
? Go ½ Block
? Turn Right onto James Alley
? Take James Alley direct to Park & Donation Parking
o West Side of Park Parking Area
? From E. Main St. Traffic Light at Elm St.
? Turn Right onto N. Elm St.
? Go 2 Blocks to Highland Ave.
? Turn Left on Highland Ave.
? Proceed 4 Blocks on Highland Ave. to N. Maple St.
? Turn Left onto N. Maple St.
? Proceed on N. Maple St. across the construction of E. Main St.
? Stay on S. Maple until dead ends on Broad St.
? Turn Left on Broad St.
? Proceed to West Side of Park Entrance & Donation Parking
From The West:
• From Kutztown University Campus Side of Town or Route 737 Exit off Route 222
• From the Traffic Light at W. Main St. & Route 737 head EAST on Main St. to Willow Street
• Turn Right onto Willow Street - (Basin St. Hotel on corner)
• Take Willow Street to Koehler Road
• Turn Left onto Koehler Road
• Proceed on Koehler Road to S. Laurel Street
• Turn Left onto S. Laurel Street
• Proceed to West Side Park Entrance on Right (Donation Parking)
2016 2SBA VALLEY BLUES & BBQ FESTIVAL
Volunteers needed to help with parking, selling raffle tickets, and other odd jobs thought out the day. If you are willing to help out please call Donna @ 610-882-1710. You will still be able to hear the music no matter where you might be.
Sponsorship/Donation & Vendor Application Forms Please See Our Blues Festival Page... Click Below
2016 Valley Blues & BBQ Band Line-up:
12:00 PM - Dutch's Basement Band
1:00 PM - Blue Plate Specials
2:00 PM - Friar's Point Band
3:00 PM - Matt Bennick & The Soul Shakers
4:00 PM - Blues City Band
5:00 PM - Scoville Blues
6:00 PM - Lil' Ragu Band
7:00 PM - Mike Mettalia & Midnight Shift
2SBA 2016 IBC Winners!!
2nd Story Blues Alliance IBC Challenge Winners Crossroads Duo (Solo/Duo Competition) and The Lee Delray Band (Band Competition) will be representing the organization in Memphis Tennessee the week of January 31, 2017 at the 33rd International Blues Challenge Competition…Stay tuned for updates on the band and their efforts to raise funds for their trip to Memphis… Congratulations Sterling & Jack as well as Lee, John and Ken!!! You will do a FANTASTIC JOB in Memphis!!!
Sterling Koch & Jack Kulp
The Lee Delray Band
Lee Delray - Guitar & Vocals
Ken Conklin - Drums
John Meola - Bass
PO Box 25
Zion Hill PA 18981
April Mae and the June Bugs w/Mike Mettalia
Upcoming 2SBA Events