Beale Street Saturday Night 

A local contender comes up short but a past favorite makes a strong return at the International Blues Challenge.

A year ago, I spent a night club-hopping on Beale Street during a qualifying round of the International Blues Challenge, the mammoth annual "battle of the bands" sponsored by the Memphis-based Blues Foundation. I saw more than a dozen disparate blues hopefuls…

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