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  1. Springing the Blues: 5 Things To Know If You Plan To GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Music fans will flock to the SeaWalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach for this weekend's George's Music Spring the Blues Festival. For 25 years, spring in Jacksonville Beach has meant blues music.

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  2. The ABC's of Why You Need to Visit Ellicottville this SummerRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    ... out the weekend on Sunday the 5th. Parking is free. Picnic baskets are welcome. July 24-26. Ellicottville Jazz and Blues Festival A weekend-long extravaganza for Jazz and Blues aficionados. With several acts booked throughout the village over the ...

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  3. Just back from California Billy Thompson playsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Blues guitarist Billy Thompson is back in town after a California tour. He will be playing at Locust Hill in Charles Town, West Virginia with a show starting at 8 PM.

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  4. Out & About hot tickets, April 17-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    ... Doors open at 6 p.m., and tickets are $6. They can be purchased in advance at 357-5211 or www.topekacivictheatre.com . Blues guitarist JW Jones, who has been nominated for a Juno Award, the Canadian version of the Grammys, will perform at 8 p.m. ...

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  5. Chilly Blues returns Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Grand Haven Tribune

    The Chilly Blues Festival returns to downtown Grand Haven this weekend, and this year's festival features a brand-new event. On the evening of Friday, April 17, Snug Harbor will open the tent on the upstairs deck for live blues, Michigan beer, wine tasting and more.

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  6. Sonny Landreth Premieres New Album, 'Bound by the Blues' - ExclusiveRead the original story

    Thursday | Guitar World

    Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Bound by the Blues, the new album by slide guitar great Sonny Landreth. Bound by the Blues, which is a radical departure from Landreth's last two studio albums, will be released June 9 via Mascot Label Group's Provogue Records.

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  7. The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta, March 23-29 ,2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Examiner.com

    Spring has officially sprung and there's no more reason to hesitate to come out and support live blues! Here are some great opportunities to do just that in the coming week. Brandon Reeves is at Blind Willie's and Truett Lollisis at Darwin's in Marietta.

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  8. 2015 Washington Blues Society 'Best of the Blues,' awards winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Examiner.com

    Performers at the 2015 Washington Blues Society "Best of the Blues," awards show April 12 at the Kirkland Performance Center The Washington Blues Society announces the winners of the 2015 WBS Best of the Blues Awards . The awards were presented April 12th at the Kirkland Performance Center.

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  9. Minneapolis native to be inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | TwinCities

    Mark Naftalin, whose father, Art, was the mayor of Minneapolis during the '60s, started his musical career as a member of the local band Johnny and the Galaxies. He then brought his keyboard skills to the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, a group that Peter Wolf will induct into the Rock Hall during Saturday night's annual induction ceremony in Cleveland.

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  10. Kirby's Chandelier Lobby Series is gaining in popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Weekender

    ... ticket price of $20 in advance and $25 on the night of the show. Michael Cloeren, founder of the Pocono/Pennsylvania Blues Festival and director of the Philadelphia Folk Festival, serves as emcee for the shows which have a true cafe-style setting. ...

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  11. Irish blues musician to launch Lancashire R&B festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Irish World Newspaper

    Acclaimed Fermanagh blues musician Pat McManus will launch an award-winning R&B music festival in Lancashire this August bank holiday weekend. The Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival celebrates its 26th year this outing, as it brings some of the best R&B music to Colne.

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  12. Full line-up announced for Sodbury Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Gazette Series

    THIS year's Sodbury Jazz & Blues Festival takes place from 5 to 7 June and the full programme has just been announced. "We're now in our fifth year" said co-organiser Stuart Hobday "and in that time we've managed to bring a host of famous names to the town.

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  13. Dallas Art Honoring Blues Guitarist Vaughan Brothers PlannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | ABC News

    Plans are in the works in Dallas for an art piece honoring blues guitarist brothers Stevie Ray and Jimmie Vaughan at a park located just blocks from the home where they grew up. The Dallas Morning News reports that documentary filmmaker Kirby Warnock has been working since last year with Kay Kallos, the public art program manager in the City of Dallas' Office of Cultural Affairs, to secure a spot in the Oak Cliff neighborhood's Kiest Park to honor the late Stevie Ray Vaughan and his older brother, Jimmie.

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  14. Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015: See everything you missedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Times-Picayune

    The lights have gone down, and another edition of the Baton Rouge Blues Festival has finally wrapped. But that doesn't mean you can't relive it.

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  15. Singin' the blues: BR Blues Fest attendees help create 'blues' songRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | NOLA.com

    NOLA.com-Baton Rouge asked some Baton Rouge Blues Festival attendees to have a little fun and contribute a line to a blues song compilation, and the result was a silly song and lots of laughs. They are fun, friendly and fans of blues music, good music, soulful music.

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  16. Singin' the Blues at 2015 Baton Rouge Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | NOLA.com

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  17. Voted Best Blues Band In CT 'Balkun Brothers' To Rock Out LIVE on the GingerNewYork TV ShowRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | PR Log

    ... Cable, Ch 34, 2pm, Limited Seating Available. PRLog - April 11, 2015 - NEW YORK -- Balkun Brothers: is an American blues-rock band hailing from Hartford, CT. Originally formed in 2010 by brothers Nick and Steve Balkun, Balkun Brothers has been ...

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  18. Baton Rouge Blues Festival forced indoors for first time, but patrons still enjoy the showRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | BayouBuzz.com

    The threat of lightning, rain and all that goes along with storms in South Louisiana wasn't going to stop the Baton Rouge Blues Festival from putting on a show for thousands of fans. But after announcing Thursday the event would unfold inside the Baton Rouge River Center due to forecasts of rain, festival organizers, along with musicians, vendors and spectators, were surprised again when Saturday's weather stayed dry.

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  19. Baton Rouge Blues Fest: Main stage schedules about 15 minutes behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Times-Picayune

    Expect some delays on the two main stages of the Baton Rouge Blues Festival stages. Some technical glitches during Son Little's set on the Foundation Stage caused some minor backlog, meaning that there will be about a 15 minute delay on the schedules for that stage and the Swamp Blues Stage.

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  20. Photos: Blues Fest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Festivalgoers dance to the rhythmic sounds of The Lighthouse Singers during the Baton Rouge Blues Festival, Saturday, Apr. 11, 2015, at the Baton Rouge River Center. The festival was moved indoors due to inclement weather which brought rain into the metro are Saturday afternoon.

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