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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Festival road trip: The Blue Ribbon Blues Festival is August 2 in Fairfield

If you are a blues fan, you might want to consider a road trip this weekend. The Southeast Iowa Blues Society will hold their first ever Blue Ribbon Blues Festival at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Fairfield on Saturday, August 2. The festival will feature performances by four blues band, including headliner the Ghost Town Blues Band.

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Related Topix: Blues, Fairfield, IA, The Blues Band, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Ottumwa, IA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Rio Times

Rock & Blues Guitarist Gwyn Ashton to Play in Rio

Touring in support of his most recent album release entitled, Radiogram , Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter Gwyn Ashton returns to Rio de Janeiro in July and August to play multiple shows.

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Related Topix: Blues, Brazil Travel, South America Travel, Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, World News, Brazil, Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Beth Peerless, Where It's At: Seeds are there for a fine blues festival

Though the turnout was light for Blues Brews and Barbecue, there was a comfortable amount of people so as not to feel strangely vacant.

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Related Topix: Blues, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Bellingham Herald

Champion Israeli blues band to play Conway, Deming

Israel's Ori Naftaly Band plays the blues at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Conway Muse, 18444 Main St., in Conway, and at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the Mt.

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Related Topix: Blues, Deming, WA

Edmonton Journal

Preview: Down-under talent searched out blues in her teens

In a recent phone conversation, singer Anni Piper was psyched for an impending tour of North American that includes Edmonton's Blues on Whyte, this week through Sunday.

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Related Topix: Blues, Australia, World News, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Blues Band

NewsandSentinel.com

Jazz duo touring in MOV

Former Washington County residents Liz Pennock and Paul Shambarger, performing as Liz Pennock & Dr. Blues, will be bringing their summer tour to the Mid-Ohio Valley once again this summer.

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Related Topix: Blues, St. Petersburg, FL

IcNetwork

The crowd watching Dolly Parton performing on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival

With dozens of camper vans turning up at this remote site for the weekend, it was like a mini Glastonbury The crowds weren't as big as this Glastonbury turnout but the Green Valley Blues Festival was like a mini version of the world famous event While good weather is no guarantee of success for a music festival it is a definite enhancement ... (more)

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Related Topix: Blues, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Swansea County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, World News, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wandsworth Guardian

Blues guitarist set to rock Putney's Half Moon

A young up-and-coming guitarist is bringing his own brand of the blues to the borough, writes Fiona Parker.

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Bangor Daily News

Blues Festival at the Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE AT OOB365.com or at MacDonald's Garage & Beach Convenience - be a part of our BLUES TO THE BEACH 2014!! Our 1st Annual Old Orchard Beach Bluesfest at the Ballpark TICKETS ARE IN!!! You can purchase your ticket for this inaugural event online at www.oob365.com!! We are making history with this event and you can be a part of ... (more)

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Shepparton News Online

Train option for next year's Echuca blues festival

Blues fans keen to take in next year's Winter Blues Festival at Echuca will have the option of arriving by train.

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Related Topix: Blues, Australia, Oceania, World News

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Cincinnati Blues Festival coming to Sawyer Point

STATERS WILL BE SINGING THE BLUES. ALWAYS GREAT TO BE WITH BLUES MUSICIANS. TALK ABOUT THE BLUESFEST.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The News Tribune

Music lovers soak up sun, jazz, blues at Tacoma festival

While most audience members of the Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival preferred to sip their beer on the sidelines, Karen Noyes, 60, was dancing to the beat.

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Related Topix: Blues, Tacoma, WA, Jazz & Blues, Jazz

Herald Gazette

Bringing back the blues with The Wicked Blues Band, tonight at The Speakeasy

"Turning Whiskey into Dancing" is the appropriate tag line of Wicked Blues Band.

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Related Topix: Blues, The Blues Band, Rockland, ME

RecordNET

Tommy Castro set to help Bear Valley Music Festival kick off two-week celebration

"I've got new partners," said Castro, who's been mirroring the blues masters since he was a 10-year-old in San Jose.

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Related Topix: Blues, Bear Valley, CA, Tommy Castro, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Way (San Jose, CA)

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Cape Fear Blues Festival kicks off

This 3-day event has a lot for music lovers of all ages. A cruise along the Cape Fear River on the Henrietta gets the weekend started, but it's just one of the many festival events planned.

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Truro Daily News

Truro woman excited to perform in hometown

Truro native Jessica Purdy, who now lives outside Stewiacke, sits on the stage at the Nook and Cranny on Prince Street.

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Examiner.com

Blues rocker Patrick Sweany makes his way to Chicago

Prolific blues player Patrick Sweany is out on the road this summer to promote his latest album "Close to the Floor," which was released last year via Nine Mile Records.

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Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys

The Fairfield Ledger

Blue Ribbon Blues Fest features blues, barbecue at fairgrounds

Southeast Iowa Blues Society, along with the Jefferson County Fair Board, present the Blue Ribbon Blues Fest, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds as part of a blues music-themed weekend in Fairfield.

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Related Topix: Blues, Iowa, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Jefferson County, IA, Fairfield, IA, Recreational Vehicle, Award

The Morning Call

Jarekus Singleton brings youthful perspective to blues

The Jarekus Singleton Band, a first-time visitor to the Pennsylvania Blues Festival, takes a modern approach to the music.

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Related Topix: Blues, The Roots, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

HeraldSun.com

Musicians compete in Triangle Blues Challenge

The Bull Durham Blues Festival arrives in September, but blues fans who need their spirits stoked can attend the Triangle Blues Society's Blues Challenge on Saturday at Hayti Heritage Center.

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