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  1. Samantha Fish to rock StanhopeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | The Sparta Independent

    Samantha Fish is arguably the blues scene's hottest rising star, particularly when it comes to New Jersey. The Kansas City native has been bringing in the crowds every time she plays the area.

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  2. Harmonica player/singer Curtis Salgado to fill the late Butch...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Blues harmonica player and singer Curtis Salgado, a past winner of the Blues Music Awards' B.B King Entertainer of the Year and one of John Belushi 's inspirations for The Blues Brothers, will headline ArtsQuest's Blast Furnace Blues Festival in March, it was just announced. Salgado will take the festival headline slot left open when Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks, who was scheduled to headline the festival with his new band Butch Trucks and the Freight Train Band, died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Jan. 24. Headliners previously announced for the March 24-26 festival include guitarist Ana Popovic and B.B. King Entertainer of the Year winner Victor Wainwright.

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  3. What to do this weekendRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... Discounts available for students and senior citizens. Music: Slam Allen and Omar Coleman, We Got Blues Festival Two legendary figures of blues will be sharing a show for the first time ever this weekend as Slam Allen and Omar Coleman take the stage ...

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  4. The Monday Night Blues series continues March 6 with a 7 to 10 p.m....Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Herald Gazette

    The Monday Night Blues series continues March 6 with a 7 to 10 p.m. show by Curtis Salgado in the upstairs music room of Time Our Pub, 275 Main St. Admission will be $20 at the door. Growing up in a musical householder, Salgado set his sail at age 13 after attending a Count Basie performance, By his early 20s, he was making a name for himself in Eugene's bar scene with his band The Nighthawks, and later as co-leader of The Robert Cray Band.

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  5. Changes coming to Longviewa s summer blues festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Longview will continue to host a summer blues festival but it will no longer be called the T-Bone Walker Blues Festival. It is now the Big Pines Blues Festival.

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  6. No Newark Blues Festival in 2017 NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newark Advertiser

    Last year's three-day event attracted crowds in their thousands to Newark Castle and to pubs around the town despite being beset by rain on the Saturday headline day. There were more than 50 free blues performances throughout the weekend as well as free workshops for young musicians.

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  7. There's so many reasons to get excited about the Mid-Winter Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Canada.com

    The Mid-Winter Blues Festival will feature six nights plus an afternoon of shows at various venues around the Queen City beginning Feb. 25 and running until March 4. Dan Silljer, artistic director of the Regina Blues Association, said this year's festival features an all-Canadian lineup, a perfect way to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. He said one of the Mid-Winter Blues Festival mandates is to give local artists a chance to showcase their work.

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  8. Giles RobsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | This Is North Devon

    ONE of the great living blues harmonica players performs at the Plough this weekend, promising "dirty blues that cuts straight through". Having toured across the globe with his band The Dirty Aces, Giles Robson launched his solo career last year.

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  9. Blues Festival announces 2017 ticket availability, pricingRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | East Texas Review

    Organizers of the Big Pines Blues Festival announced today that advance sale tickets for the 2017 two-day event are currently available through the festival's website at www.bigpinesbluesfestival.com. There will be no admission charge for the Friday night performances.

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  10. The Rides Ride Again! Stephen Stillsa blues-rock side project announces 2017 tour datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    Stephen Stills ' blues-rock side project with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and former Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg - wrapped up a tour in support of their 2016 album, Pierced Arrow , last June, but now the band has announced plans to hit the road again this spring. The new trek will visit a variety of venues in the Southern U.S., kicking off March 29 in Nashville and running through an April 15 concert in Dallas.

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  11. Roots & Blues Festival in Lancaster this weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Ephrata Review

    The Dukes of Destiny, a veteran blues and old school soul band from Philadelphia, is the only band out of 70-plus performing at this weekend's Roots & Blues Festival that sent us a press release, so their photo is in this week's Local E. The Dukes are just one of the dozens of artists performing in the big city south of Lititz. The long list of quality acts includes legends like David Bromberg and Billy Price, and local favorites like Steven Courtney and Vinegar Creek Constituency.

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  12. 18th and Vine District to host Memorial Day weekend festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Northeast News

    The 18th and Vine District will be hosting the Kansas City Jazz and Heritage Festival this Memorial Day weekend, and a host of recognizable artists will be headlining the multi-day event. Formerly known as Kansas City's 18th and Vine Jazz and Blues Festival, a one-day music showcase, this year's incarnation has been re-branded as a three-day live music event featuring both national and local artists.

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  13. Samantha Fish Premieres 'Crow Jane' from New Album, 'Chills & Fever'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Guitar World

    ... it to life in a spectacular way. Chock full of swampy guitars, New Orleans-style horns and fronted by Fish's powerful, blues-tinged vocals, I can't think of a better representation of this story of regret. She shares, "It's such an old song, and I ...

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  14. John Blues Boyd and Lurrie Bell top list of performers at the March 4 blues concert.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Inside Bay Area

    The blues are coming back to Antioch's El Campanil Theatre with a lineup worthy of a big city stage. On March 4, local, southern and Chicago blues will raise the rafters for the fifth annual Delta Blues Benefit Concert.

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  15. Chicago bus driver has a second job: Celebrated blues guitaristRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Toledo Blade

    ... electric guitar. But that's the thing. Cannon, the headliner of this Saturday night's 30th annual Black History Month blues concert organized by the Monroe County Library System, is far more than pretty good. His appearance is part of a monthlong ...

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  16. Monday Night Blues gets LuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Herald Gazette

    The Monday Night Blues series continues Feb. 27 with a 7 to 10 p.m. show by Lucky Peterson in the upstairs music room of Time Our Pub, 275 Main St. Admission will be $15 at the door. Peterson's 2014 album is titled "The Son Of A Bluesman" and it's true; Judge Kenneth "Lucky" Peterson's father, James Peterson, ran the Governor's Inn in Buffalo, N.Y., a renowned blues club.

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  17. Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival takes over Coachman ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival will be presented Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18 and 19, at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. Coachman Park is located just behind the city's main library on the waterfront overlooking Clearwater Harbor.

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  18. River City Ohio Blues Competition kicks off FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Blues, Jazz and Folk Music Society will host its 25th annual River City Ohio Blues Competition on Friday and Saturday at the Lafayette Hotel in downtown Marietta. A total of 12 local and regional blues acts are competing for the chance to perform in an international blues competition.

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  19. Blues Comp-Ray FullerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Marietta Times

    The Blues, Jazz and Folk Music Society will host its 25th annual River City Ohio Blues Competition Friday and Saturday at the Lafayette Hotel in downtown Marietta. A total of 12 local and regional blues acts are competing for the chance to perform in an international blues competition.

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  20. Music Planner: Dashboard Confessional, Clearwater Sea-Blues, a weekend of Juggalos and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... via ticketfly.com . (727) 565-0550. Fresh seafood and sizzling riffs come together this weekend at the Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival , two days of tunes and gulf treats in Clearwater's Coachman Park. It's a hidden gem among Florida's crowded spring ...

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