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  1. Festival brings blues to Lake City - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Drawing blues fans and musicians from across the country, the event offers music from the middle of Lake Coeur d'Alene to the rooftop of the Coeur d'Alene Resort. "The Blues Cruise features two boats joined together with a band playing on each boat.

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  2. Reunion band channels fiery guitarist Freddie KingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    The Freddie King Reunion Band performs March 29 at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem as part of the Blast Furnace Blues Festival. Pictured : Lewis Stephens, Andrew 'Jr. Boy' Jones, Benny Turner, Tom Keener , Texas Slim... The Freddie King Reunion Band performs March 29 at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem as part of the Blast Furnace Blues Festival.

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  3. ArtsQuest's fourth Blast Furnace Blues fest has scorchin' lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Tommy Castro & The Painkillers performs March 28 at the Blast Furnace Blues Festival at the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem. The formula behind the music called the blues has been pretty much the same since it originated in African-American communities in the Deep South around the end of the 19th century.

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  4. Blues in The Natural StateRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fayetteville Free Weekly

    Courtesy Photo Castro "Mr. Sipp" Coleman, of McComb, Miss., won the 2014 Gibson Guitar Award, and will be headlining First Thursday on April 2, in addition to his set Saturday April 11. Got a woman or man who done you wrong? You tired of workin' all day and all night for the man? Hurtin' for someone's love? If you answered yes to any of the previously mentioned situations, there's a good chance you've got the blues. Lucky for you, you aren't alone.

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  5. Booker T. Jones to headline JazzfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | City of Bellevue

    Legendary soulman Booker T. Jones will headline this year's Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival, May 27-31 at the Theatre at Meydenbauer and other downtown venues. Other national artists, local musicians and high school all stars will perform in free and ticketed venues throughout the weekend.

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  6. Coeur da Alene Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Spokane 7

    Three days of passionate, soulful entertainment. Headliners include 2013 International Blues Challenge winner, Selwyn Birchwood, three-time Muddy Waters Award winner, Lisa Mann and nationally renowned blues singer and songwriter legend, LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends.

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  7. Bay Blues Festival finalizes lineup for Sandy Point charity eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Maryland Gazette

    The lineup is complete for the Chesapeake Bay Blues festival with the addition of two acts kicking off the shows both days of the May 16 - 17 event at Sandy Point State Park. On Saturday 18-year- old blues sensation from South Carolina, Marcus King, and his band will kick off the show.

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  8. Davies plays birthday bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Capital Weekly

    The weekly Monday Night Blues series continues April 6 with a 7 p.m. show by Debbie Davies in the upstairs music room of Time Out Pub, 275 Main St. Admission at the door will be $15 for the show that also serves as a birthday party for blues promoter Paul Benjamin. Local favorite Davies is an award-winning singer, songwriter and guitar player who ranks among the top blues artists in the country.

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  9. Blast Furnace Blues Fest 2015: Performer schedule, other highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NJ.com

    Blues singer Maria Woodford, pictured, and her band will perform Sunday at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem as part of the 2015 Blast Furnace Blues Festival. Photo Courtesy of Maria Woodford.

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  10. Charleston's Shrimp City Slim Found a Home Away From Home in PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Free Times

    For Gary Erwin, better known as the Charleston blues singer and pianist Shrimp City Slim, his latest album came as a complete surprise. Unloaded late last year, Transatlantic Blues Project is a live album cut in 2012 with Green Grass, a Polish band that has backed Erwin on three tours through their country.

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  11. The Santa Cruz Blues Festival changes its name, leadership and focus, but all else stays the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    It takes a village to re-imagine a festival. The collaborative directors of the American Music Festival, which is replacing the Santa Cruz Blues Festival, gather at Aptos Village Park.

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  12. Photos: T-Bois Blues Festival 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Examiner.com

    Located on an alligator farm an hour outside New Orleans, T-Bois Blues Festival was a great way to kick of the festival season. Cajun French for "Lil Woods", the Falgout family has kept the name for the farm for over 60 years.

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  13. Buddy Guy Headlines Chicago Blues FestivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Local Tourist

    This year's Chicago Blues Festival is going to be a doozy. It's the 32nd year for the free fest, but it's got a lineup that reaches back a century and a solid base of Chicago blues.

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  14. Free blues cruise for MontroseRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Montrose Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The weekend of Saturday March 28 will see three Montrose venues play host to a trio of top UK blues bands in a spectacular free music event.

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  15. Chicago Legend Buddy Guy will headline 32nd Annual Chicago Blues FestivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | City of Chicago

    The three-day event will also mark the centennial of blues pioneers Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon - June 12-14 in Grant Park The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the headliners for the 32nd Annual Chicago Blues Festival . Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal Trio, Toronzo Cannon, Syl Johnson, Clarence Carter, Zora Young, Big Bill Morganfield, Bud Morganfield, Bobby Dixon, Alex Dixon, Billy Branch and others will perform at the Petrillo Music Shell, June 1214, in Grant Park.

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  16. Lombard fest will celebrate BBQ, bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daily Herald

    Lombard Town Centre is in the beginning stages of planning the one-day LomBar-B-Que and Blues Festival on Aug. 8 along Parkside Avenue, near Lilacia Park. "It's a great way to bring the community together and just spend a day outside enjoying great American barbecue," event co-chair Greg Bane said.

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  17. Icon pays tribute to Forth blues event | galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Advocate

    MUSIC icon Tony Joe White said Saturday's Forth Valley Blues Festival was one of the best shows he had played. MUSIC icon Tony Joe White said Saturday's Forth Valley Blues Festival was one of the best shows he had played.

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  18. Morristown jazz fest taps blues harp legend Charlie Musselwhite as 2015 headlinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Morristown Green

    In a career spanning more than 50 years, Charlie Musselwhite has collaborated with just about everybody who is anybody in the world of blues: Muddy Waters, B.B King, Paul Butterfield, Bonnie Raitt, Alabama and INXS, to name a few. Which more than qualifies him as a headliner.

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  19. Blues and beer festival to mark 25th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Heraldseries.co.uk

    From humble beginnings, the event has grown to become one of Britain's most respected blues festivals, raising A 45,000 for charity along the way. Taking to the stage of the Regal Centre to headline this year's festival on Friday and Saturday, June 12 and 13, will be blues masters Dr Feelgood and British blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Chantel McGregor.

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  20. Baton Rouge Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | 96.1 The River

    The Baton Rouge Blues Foundation proudly brings the 21st annual Baton Rouge Blues Festival to downtown Baton RougeSaturday, April 11, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. located in and around Repentance Park and Galvez Plaza.

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