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Yesterday | Bendigo Advertiser

Great blues show is a Shaw thing

COMING artist Jarrod Shaw has already been lucky enough to play on the Bendigo Blues Tram once before.


Related Topix: Blues, Australia, World News, Oceania

Yesterday | MLive.com

Feeling Blue? Perk up at the Kalamazoo Blues Festival today

Those looking for a dose of the blues can get their fix at the Kalamazoo Blues Festival, which kicks off its 21st annual event today at Arcadia Creek Festival Place.


Related Topix: Blues, Kalamazoo, MI

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTCA-AM Plymouth

Music in the Park features Southside Denny & the Snyders

This Friday, Encore Performing Arts Music in the Park features the return of Southside Denny & the Snyders, blues artists extraordinaire.


Related Topix: Blues, Canada, Chicago, IL

Herald Gazette

Music: up and down, inside and out

The Speakeasy and Chowder House, 2 Park Drive, are doing anything but ease into blues festival weekend, with live music inside and out, upstairs and down through Sunday, July 13. The Old Blues Katz featuring Rockland native D.W. Gill start things off Thursday, July 10, with live music on the patio from 6 to 9 p.m. From 9:30 to 11:30 p.m., Midcoast ... (more)


Related Topix: Blues, Rockland, ME

Mississippi Business Journal

Eating Up the Blues - 5th Annual Oxford Blues Festival adds food to the lineup

In its fifth year, the Oxford Blues Festival has built a reputation for offering a full slate of live performers.


Related Topix: Blues, Dining, Mississippi, University of Mississippi, Vicksburg, MS

Bangor Daily News

5 Things To Do This Weekend, July 11-13: Rock, roll, blues, brews, beaches and Moxie.

I mean, look at what you have to choose from, Bangor! You can start off easy on Friday, with a double bill at Tantrum with rockers Losing September at 7 p.m., and then local hip hop with Green Tank starting at 10 p.m.; there's also a free screening of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" in Pickering Square at sundown, a dance party with DJ A Strange ... (more)


Related Topix: Blues, Bangor, ME, Winterport, ME, Portland, ME

Eastern Daily Press

'We want Dereham to be like the Nashville of Norfolk' - The...

'We want Dereham to be like the Nashville of Norfolk' - The stage is set for the 2014 Dereham Blues Festival The stage is set for a musical celebration which organisers hope will establish Dereham at the heart of the blues scene, just like the "Nashville of Norfolk".


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Paul Jones, Country

River Front Times

Guitar Shorty, Samantha Fish to Headline Big Muddy Blues Festival on Laclede's Landing

Celebrating both St. Louis' blues legacy and the refreshed cobblestone streets of Laclede's Landing, the Big Muddy Blues Festival is expanding its variety of blues music for 2014, with influential artist Guitar Shorty and blues-rocker Samantha Fish headlining this year's event.


Related Topix: Blues, Guitar Shorty

Foster's Daily Democrat

TJ Wheeler & Smokers featured act at Rochester Blues Festival

Rochester Main Street volunteers will host their third annual Rochester Blues Festival on Saturday, July 19 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the North Main Street/Cocheco Riverwalk area in downtown Rochester.


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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Morning Call

Summer means music festivals

The 18th annual Black Potatoe Music Festival promises music "from New Jersey to New Orleans to Nashville," with 42 acts playing rock, jazz, blues and folk on two stages through Sunday at The Red Mill Museum, 56 Main St, Clinton, N.J. This year's headliner is Rumble and Twang, an all-star roots-rockabilly-rock 'n' roll band featuring "Conan" show ... (more)


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Clinton, NJ, The Twang, Country, The Stray Cats, Rock-N-Roll, Blues, Music, Entertainment

Narooma News

Great Southern Blues Festival rocking its mojo

Well it's coming up soon! The Great Southern Blues Festival is back at Narooma and Neil Mumme says it has its mojo back!! TICKETS DRAWN: Russell Morris was also popular at the 2013 homecoming for the Blues Festival and ended up helping Neil Mumme and Narooma Lions Club vice president Bruce Frost draw out the winning ticket for the signed guitar ... (more)


Related Topix: Blues, Australia, Oceania, World News

Capital Weekly

North Atlantic Blues Festival 2014

"It seems like I just packed this up," Paul Benjamin said to himself a few weeks ago when he brought the first North Atlantic Blues Festival set-up trailer to Harbor Park.


Related Topix: Blues, Rockland, ME, Theater, Arts


Legendary rock-blues guitarist Jim Schwall plays bass in Cajun Strangers

"There's a theory that there are 35 blues bands in Madison, and 28 blues musicians!" said guitarist Jim Schwall by way of explaining how and why he and so many other Madcity blues players end up playing regularly or sporadically in so many local blues bands.


Related Topix: Blues, Breaux Bridge, LA, Mamou, LA

The Harbor Times Soup

Pat Pepin Project performs Friday & Saturday at Trackside

Trackside Station will welcome back award-winning vocalist and saxophonist Pat Pepin this weekend for the 21st North Atlantic Blues Festival with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings beginning at 9 p.m. The shows are ages 21 plus and there is no cover charge either night.


Related Topix: Blues


Kalamazoo Blues Fest, Fontana Summer Fest and more in this weekend's Top 5

A series of intriguing music events -- from traditional Russian folk and classical to contemporary jazz to loads of blues -- will give people plenty to hear this weekend.


Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Blues, Augusta, MI, Western Michigan University, Entertainment


Eric Gales brings Hendrix-style skills to Briggs Farm

Briggs Farm Blues Festival featuring Eric Gales: July 11-12, Briggs Farm . $20-75.


Related Topix: Nescopeck, PA, Blues, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Daily Sentinel Star

Two-day blues fest starts Friday

The 12th Annual Grassroots Blues Festival kicks off Friday night at six o'clock at Elliott Field, located west of Duck Hill on Highway 404.


Related Topix: Duck Hill, MS, Blues


Marcia Ball to bring her 'boogie-woogie, R&B, Professor Longhair polyrhythmic rumba boogie...

If you've got it in your head that the blues is just one, simple genre of music, usually done by a guy with a guitar singing about his little red rooster, then please meet Marcia Ball.


Related Topix: Blues, Marcia Ball, Professor Longhair, Louisiana State University, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Hayward Russell City Blues Festival returns July 12-13

The Hayward Russell City Blues Festival returns to downtown Hayward this weekend, offering up two days of talented blues artists for local fans.


Related Topix: Hayward, CA, Blues, Grady Champion, The Blues Band


Blues Legend Paul Oscher Brings Heart and Soul to C-Boy's

Since he began playing harmonica in Muddy Water's band at the age of 16, singer and multi-instrumentalist Paul Oscher has remained a king on the blues scene.


Related Topix: Blues, Theater, Arts, John Lee Hooker