The Mission of the Las Vegas Blues Society

To preserve Blues Music and its history.
To promote Blues Music in the community through:

  • Providing a forum to discuss Blues Music, its performers. performances, writers, promoters and historians.
  • Increasing awareness of Blues events, performers, venues, publications and recordings.
  • Providing access to Blues Music.

About the Las Vegas Blues Society

The Las Vegas Blues Society is organized and operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, and is registered as a Section 501(c)3 tax exempt organization with the Internal Revenue Service.

Any individual or organization may join the LVBS by completing the membership application and paying the appropriate annual dues.

The Board of Trustees holds a regular meeting at 7 pm on the first Tuesday of each month at TBD.  All members are eligible to attend the second hour and may request to bring up new business at that time.  If they cannot attend, members may email their suggestions to any of the Officers or Trustees, who will then read it to the Board for consideration.

The Las Vegas Blues Society is an affiliate member of the Blues Foundation.


2018 Board of Trustees


     Patrick Herrera – President

     Jimmy Carpenter – Vice-President

     Carrie Stowers – Secretary

     Mel O – Treasurer

     Tina Merced – Membership


     Marcia Frank/Hospitality

     Tami Fox/Marketing

     Trevor Johnson/Education & Programming

     Dennis “Monk” Andraccio/Programming

     Pat Bear/Hospitality