National Blues Challenge

Union Blues Cup – Norwegian band competition

In Norway the Union Blues Cup is arranged every year by the Norwegian Blues Union. The cup was founded in 1999, and since then the finals have taken place on the main stage during the Notodden Blues Festival in August. There are also 3 or 4 regional qualifying cups in differnet parts of the country each year.

Winners of the cup in 2019 was Nave & The Ghost Collectors. The band is touring member clubs and festivals in the Norwegian Blues Union in 2021.