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Announcing Intrepid’s Unity Celebration Line-up

Dear Intrepid Family,

We hope you and your families are all hanging in there and remain Strong during these very difficult times we are all experiencing! With the world at a standstill and negativity surrounding us, we are thrilled to announce Intrepid Artists International’s inaugural Virtual Music Festival… “A Unity Celebration with Friends” to take place July 10-11. We hope that it will be something that music lovers around the globe can all enjoy, at the same time hopefully help our cause a little. We are looking to raise money through private sponsorship and donations to help pay for health insurance for the Intrepid employees and their families.

On top of this, 20% of net proceeds will be donated to the Blues Foundation COVID19 Fund. The event will be FREE but we hope that those who are able will pitch in to help our cause. Our artists have all gotten together and donated their services and time to make this happen for us and we could not be more grateful to them. Intrepid has ALWAYS been a family and been there for each other and now is no different. We are blessed to work for all the fine artists that Intrepid represents!  

Not only will we have music from approx 4:00 PM to Midnight each day BUT we will also be auctioning off a STUNNING Custom Olympus Guitar that was made especially for the Intrepid 25th Anniversary Celebration last year. There will be giveaways, merchandise packages and opportunities to bid on Zoom Guitar Lessons with some of the Intrepid Artists as well as one on one Zoom Meetings with some of the Intrepid artists and much more!

While this event is geared to help raise money to help cover health insurance costs it will be streamed FREE across Facebook and other platforms and we hope that you can join in on the fun and help us with this very worthy cause. We are ready to get back to doing what we all LOVE and Thank you in advance for joining us for some Fun and Great Music on July 10-11. See you there. 

This event will be presented in conjunction with our dear friends at Blues Radio Int’l and Datflys Concert Videos.

Please check back here for further information!

Team Intrepid

Congrats to every nominee for the 2020 Independent Blues Awards!

Making A Scene has just released their list of nominations for the 2020 Independent Blues Awards! Congrats to every nominee!

Intrepid is proud to highlight the following artists from our roster who have been nominated for an award:

Male Artist:
Eric Gales
Toronzo Cannon and The Chicago Way
Mike Zito

Female Artist:
Joanna Connor Band

Traditional Band:
Toronzo Cannon and The Chicago Way

Blues Rock Band:
Albert Castiglia Band

Contemporary Blues CD:
Albert Castiglia Band
Toronzo Cannon and The Chicago Way

Blues Rock CD:
Eric Gales

New Artist CD:
Nick Schnebelen

Live CD:
Mike Zito

Traditional Blues Song:
Toronzo Cannon – The Chicago Way

Blues Rock Song:
Albert Castiglia – I tried to Tell ya
Nick Schnebelen – I’m a Fatboy

Song For the Common Good:
Albert Castiglia – Heavy
Eric Gales – Reaching for a change

Road Warrior:
Albert Castiglia
Mike Zito
Joanna Connor
Eric Gales

Stage Performance:
Albert Castiglia
Mike Zito
Eric Gales

Mike Zito
Tony Braunagel
Tom Hambridge

Music Video:
Mike Zito – Johnny B. Good
Albert Castiglia – Heavy

Congrats to every nominee and winner from the 41st Annual Blues Music Awards

We would like to give a special shout out to our artists who took home some hardware last night at the awards!

Blues Rock Album of The Year: Albert Castiglia
Blues Rock Artist of The Year: Eric Gales
Instrumentalist – Horn: Vanessa Collier
Instrumentalist – Bass: Michael “Mudcat” Ward

We are thrilled to announced the addition of Robert Jon & The Wreck to the Intrepid Artists Family!

Intrepid Artists International is very fired up to welcome Orange County Rockers, Robert Jon & The Wreck to The Intrepid Artists Family!

Their new CD, Last Light on The Highway is set to come out May 8 and is already receiving Amazing Reviews. This is the first single on the Album, “Oh Miss Carolina.” Crank it up and check these guys out!!!

NORTH AMERICAN Fall tour in the Works! For European dates, Please speak with our partner, Manny Montana at Teenage Head Music

If you like the sounds of The Allman Brothers Band, Marshall Tucker Band, Black Crowes, The Rolling Stones, Santana, Led Zeppelin, etc… We think you will LOVE Robert Jon & The Wreck! GET WRECKED!

Congratulations to all of our nominees for the 41st Annual Blues Music Awards

Blues Rock Album:
Albert Castiglia – “Masterpiece”

Blue Rock Artist of the Year:
Albert Castiglia
Eric Gales

Instrumentalist – Bass:
Willie J Campbell
Michael “Mudcat” Ward

Instrumentalist – Drums:
Tony Braunagel

Instrumentalist – Guitarist:
Laura Chavez

Instrumentalist – Horn:
Vanessa Collier

Instrumentalist – Piano:
Anthony Geraci
Dave Keyes

Instrumentalist – Vocalist:
Curtis Salgado

Contemporary Blues Album:
Toronzo Cannon – The Preacher, The Politician or The Pimp

Contemporary Blues Male Artist:
Toronzo Cannon

Contemporary Blues Female Artist:
Vanessa Collier

Soul Blues Male Artist:
Curtis Salgado

Album of the Year:
Toronzo Cannon