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  1. Ship and Shore Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    On Saturday, August 8th from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, the Ship and Shore Blues Festival will embark on New Buffalo, Michigan, in an explosive fashion. Lions Beachfront Park is the place to be if you want to experience premium wine and beer, delicious food, family friendly activities, and most of all, great blues! While the Ship and Shore Festival is not new to the area, this year proves to be a new start, as blues music will take center stage, featuring talented regional and national blues artists.


  2. Music in and around Boston this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... have shared the stage with BB King, James Brown and Ray Charles. They'll have you up and jumping to some serious jump blues and New Orleans style R & B. If you miss this show, you can catch the Fat City Band on Saturday, August 1, at the Onset Blues ...


  3. Appleton's blues band The Black Circles to play with their heroes The ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Warrington Guardian

    So the former Bridgewater High pupils are expecting a surreal night when they share a stage with their heroes in Newton-le-Willows. Sam Bratley and Martin Saunders will be playing alongside Jon Amor and Mark Barrett from The Hoax at the True Blues Club on Friday, August 7. And what will make the gig even more special is that Jon and Mark have learnt a few Black Circles numbers to perform with the pair on the night.


  4. Blues sideman Lila Ray Neal steps into the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Blues musician Lil' Ray Neal hopes to perform more often in his home state, Louisiana. Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Blues musician Lil' Ray Neal holds the program from B.B. King's funeral, which he attended.


  5. August 1st and 2ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... on Friday, and the bash starts Saturday with craft vendors, food and live music and it's FREE. Check out the Lebanon Blues Festival , on Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., in downtown Lebanon. Plenty of Blues bands, food, a beer garden, a classic car ...


  6. Actress Ebony Jo-Ann to Release New CD 'Please Save Your Love for Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 |

    Multiple award-winning theatre, film and television actress, Ebony Jo-Ann releases her new Blues CD, Please Save Your Love for Me on her independent label, Blackgold Production on Friday, September 18th. Ebony will kick-off the promotions for the album at this year's National Black Theatre Festival.


  7. Meet the 2015 HPMA Reader's Choice NomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Houston Press

    ... years together, there have been plenty, Krase says. Whether at their routine haunts or overseas supporting a Houston blues legend, Krase said he and the band are appreciative of every opportunity to play for blues fans. "We enjoy doing high-energy ...


  8. More Richer than My TongueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... together, producing otherworldly, folksy and, at times, volcanic rock. Expect to dance. Eureka's highly pedigreed, blues-flavored (and well-organized) Cold Blue Water - fresh from Roll on the Mattole - joins. At the Jambalaya, doors at 9 p.m., music ...


  9. Lucy back with band for Colne R&B Festival WHEN she returns to play...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Lancashire Telegraph

    For her appearance on the British stage on the opening night of the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival will be the first time she will have been seen in the area performing with her band The Southern Company. "I wanted it be really special when I played with the band for the first time in the north and it's so exciting that that will be at Colne where everything pretty much started for me," said Lucy.


  10. Head to New Boston for Barnful of Blues SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 |

    Frontman Norcia is also known for the seven years he worked with Roomful of Blues, and he was part of the original lineup for Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters.


  11. Stafford Springs Blues Festival returns to Hyde Park on Aug. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Hartford Courant

    Blues lovers don't need to go to Memphis, Austin or New Orleans to hear top-tier blues performers. A day of blues is returning to Hyde Park on Saturday, Aug. 8, offering an opportunity to hear musicians who are on their way to the top.


  12. 'Bluesday Tuesday' on tap at FitzGerald's in BerwynRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 |

    ... is none other than Tom Marker, a name very well known to Chicago music fans. DJ Marker has served as WXRT's resident blues expert for over 30 years and recently signed on with WDCB to head up "Blues Time" on Saturday nights. "Bluesday Tuesday" has ...


  13. Ten music fests to get you through the rest of the summer in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 |

    ... help get you to and just into September, and that make summer in this city something special. 1. Calgary International Blues Festival, runs until Sunday: The annual festival actually kicked off on Monday, with a party for its volunteers, and a ...


  14. 10 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Topsail Advertiser

    ... The festival will be from 11 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. July 25 outside of the Jacksonville Commons. The Cape Fear Blues Festival celebrates 20 years this weekend. The Blues Festival runs July 24 - July 26 in Wilmington and surrounding beaches. The Cape ...


  15. Larry McCray, John Primer and more tune up for Freeland Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 |

    Larry McCray is in good company Saturday, Aug. 1, launching the inaugural Freeland Blues Festival at the Tittabawassee Township Park on Old Midland Road. The Grammy Award-nominated John Primer, who grew up under the wing of Muddy Waters and served as his bandleader before going solo, is coming for the open-air music fest.


  16. Summer Concert Series rolls along with Blues artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Sparta Independent

    The gig was a shop-window, and though Wells died in 1998, Albert stayed busy, joining the great Atlanta vocalist, Sandra Hall, for national tours in the late 1990's, while he held his own in onstage jams with artists ranging from Pinetop Perkins to John Primer. Castiglia was born in New York and raised in Miami to an Italian father and Cuban mother and combines all influences to create his unique style of modern day blues with a traditional core.


  17. Delta blues to fill Picnic in the Park on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Davis Enterprise

    Guitar Mac and the Blues Express will bring their special blend of Delta blues to Picnic in the Park from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, at the Davis Farmers Market in Central Park, Third and C streets. Guitar Mac hails from Cotton Plant, Ark., but his music is pure Mississippi Delta blues.


  18. Review: Cool music, high energy at 24th annual Pennsylvania Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Morning Call

    The sun was hot, the music was cool and the energy was high Saturday as top national acts performed at the Pennsylvania Blues Festival, which returned to the Poconos, this time at Split Rock Resort, after four years at Blue Mountain and continued through Sunday. Dwayne Dopsie of Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers works the crowd at the Pennsylvania Blues Festival at Split Resort July 25, 2015.


  19. Dave's set to rock MugStockRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Milngavie Today

    ... artists including country/Americana legend Steve Earle, the mighty Alabama 3, Seasick Steve, Toby Keith and veteran blues-rocker Robin Trower. He is a regular at UK and European festivals, and cites recent highlights as Glastonbury, the Moulin Blues ...


  20. Festival brings the blues to Port Townsend's Fort Worden starting todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Peninsula Daily News

    One of the biggest country-blues gatherings in the U.S., Centrum's Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival, gets going this week at seven venues in and around Fort Worden State Park. The sounds of the Delta, Mississippi hill country, New Orleans, Texas and beyond - steeped in African-American history and traditions - will converge on the fort's McCurdy Pavilion as well as a half-dozen downtown stages: The Public House, the Cotton Building, the Cellar Door, the Boiler Room, the American Legion Hall and the Key City Playhouse all will host "Blues in the Clubs" lineups Friday and Saturday night.