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  1. Adam Hunter at The Loony BinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    ... presents its new holiday production , "A Fertile Holiday," with performances on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., $22. Blues guitarist Lucious Spiller is at the Afterthought, 9 p.m. Vino's hosts The Last of Lucy, Sol Inertia and All Is At An End at 9 ...


  2. Bradenton Blues Festival Set to Return Dec. 6Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Bradenton Times

    The blues train is rolling into Bradenton for a third year. Promising to make yet another Saturday in December as hot as August, the 2014 Bradenton Blues Festival is set to feature several wild variations of the blues through seven different performers in downtown Bradenton's Riverwalk by the Manatee.


  3. Forth fires up for festival's 18thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mercury

    BLUES maestro Russell Morris will be the headline act at next year's Forth Valley Blues Festival as the annual celebration of all things blues comes of age. Organisers of the not-for-profit event have revamped the festival for its 18th birthday in a bid to retain faithful patrons, attract new ones, promote up-and-coming bands and to keep putting money back into the small North-West community.


  4. Countrywide EventsRead the original story

    Sunday | Slovak Spectator

    ... EsterhA zy Palace - atrium, A1 2. A tAora Square 4. Admission: a 2-a 4. More info: ; . BLUES FESTIVAL: Folk-Blues Session 2014 - The 14th year of the folk-blues and blues music will feature Gwyn Ashton Duo (AT/SK), JerguA ...


  5. Expanded Musical Line-up at The Speakeasy during the Thanksgiving HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Herald Gazette

    ... with no cover. For Saturday Nov. 29th, The Blame Hounds return for their 1st gig back since hosting the Sunday Night Blues Jam at this summer's North Atlantic Blues Festival weekend! With Paul Curtis on guitar and vocals, Bill Faller on drums, ...


  6. Joe Krown, Big Sam, Mia Borders and The Stooges headline Second...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Uptown Messenger

    Elliot Gorton, singer of Blues Frenzy, performs at the blues festival in 2010. Construction on Napoleon Avenue may have cost Uptown's annual blues festival both its Magazine Street location and its name this year, but the rechristened Second District Blues Fest still maintains its lineup of top local performers and its purpose of supporting Uptown police officers.


  7. Music moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    Gerold Haukenfrers, left, accepts a donation of $3,100 from Jerry Hong, owner of the Queen's, from money raised during weekly blues jam sessions on Sundays at the downtown bar. The money will go toward the annual Summertime Blues Festival, which was last held in August at Maffeo Sutton Park.


  8. Get tickets now for two January benefit concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 |

    ... round out the bill. Founded in 1971, Blue Bear bills itself as "San Francisco's pre-eminent school of rock, blues, jazz , folk and pop music - a home for aspiring musicians of all ages and all skill levels, a place where each student's unique ...


  9. Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival 2015 line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | This Is Bristol

    After growing in popularity over the past two years, the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival has announced the programme for next year's event. Swing, blues, funk, big band and more will be raising the roof of Colston Hall with international stars playing the main hall and a packed programme of smaller acts in the foyer, many of them from Bristol.


  10. West Street Blues Band to represent Arkansas in International Blues ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Fayetteville Flyer

    Just five hours from Memphis, and not much farther from the famous crossroads of Clarksdale, Mississippi, Fayetteville has been a longtime home away from the Delta for blues music in Arkansas. Dickson Street in particular has heard its fair share of those timeless 12 bars, and has seen some of the most talented musicians in the world interpret their own versions of one of the most soulful styles of American music.


  11. Blast Furnace Blues Festival lineup includes Tommy Castro, Shemekia CopelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 |

    Singer Sarah Ayers, left, and her band, and harmonica player James Supra, right, and his band, are among the acts scheduled to perform during the 2015 Blast Furnace Blues Festival at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Grammy Award-winning Shemekia Copeland, guitarist Tommy Castro, the Heritage Blues Orchestra and John Nemeth & the Bo-Keys will headline ArtsQuest's 2015 Blast Furnace Blues Festival , officials announced Tuesday.


  12. ArtsQuest's Blast Furnace Blues festival announces headliners we told you about -- and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Morning Call

    ArtsQuest has announced the lineup for its 2015 Blast Furnace Blues Festival, and the headline artists are the 2013 Grammy Award-nominated ones Lehigh Valley Music told you about nearly a month ago. But ArtsQuest has added a two-time Blues Foundation King Entertainer of the Year to the festival, which runs March 27-29 at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem.


  13. San Angelo, Texas IBC prelim Blues competition accepting entriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2013 |

    The San Angelo Blues Society is searching for those blues bands, solo and duo acts possessing the "it" factor that could take them to the coveted International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee in February, 2014. The San Angelo Blues Society is one of only six in Texas holding regional competitions.


  14. Shemekia Copeland, Tommy Castro & More to Headline 2015 Blast Furnace Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 |

    Two-time GRAMMY nominee Shemekia Copeland, multiple Blues Music Award and B.B. King Entertainer of the Year winner Tommy Castro, the Heritage Blues Orchestra and John Nmeth & the Bo-Keys headline the 2015Blast Furnace Blues Festival presented by Highmark Blue Shield March 27-29, 2015 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Three-day festival passes and single-day tickets for the event, which features 20-plus national and local blues artists, go on sale today, noon, at and 610-332-3378 .


  15. Sea-Blues Festival lineup announcedRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The city of Clearwater begins its 2015 special events season with the ninth annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Seafood and Blues Festival, Feb. 21-22, at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St. This annual free event celebrates seafood and blues-inspired music. Headlining Saturday, Feb. 21, will be Amos Lee with his folk/soul/jazz/rock-infused style.


  16. Tenby Blues Festival: A full weekend of music in the seaside townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | IcNetwork

    The opening concert of the ninth Tenby Blues Festival took place in the town's cavernous DeValance Pavilion and it is testimony to the perseverance of the organisers that the place was full in expectation of some great music. Opener, Blues Boy Dan Owen, is being mentored by Mick Fleetwood.


  17. Decades of blues musicians find inspiration in ShreveportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | The Town Talk

    Blues musicians have performed in Shreveport dance halls and bars since the early 1900s. Music historian and Centenary archivist Chris Brown details key players and venues of the city's Blues scene through the decades.


  18. Out&About! Buenos Aires Blues FestivalRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 15 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... six years and Eric Clapton for four years) plays tonight at Boris Club in Buenos Aires, as part of the Buenos Aires Blues Festival. Other performers: King Russell, Nico Smoljan & Shackedncers, Natacha Seara, and Gonzalo Bergara & Zalo's Blues. ...


  19. Chase away the blues at Tenby festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Western Telegraph

    The ninth Tenby Blues Festival kicks off today and it's shaping up to be the best one ever say organisers. And that's perhaps no surpriseas the festival recently won the Gold Award for Best Event at the Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards.


  20. Matt's blues will make you happyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Evening Times

    Matt Schofield has been voted British Blues guitarist of the Year in 2010, 2011 and 2012 Matt Schofield has been voted British Blues guitarist of the Year in 2010, 2011 and 2012 The multi-award-winning guitarist has just embarked on a string of 15 UK dates - Glasgow is the fourth - after extensive North American and European summer touring. Over the years he has played in some two dozen countries, and has played at the North Sea and Montreal Jazz Festivals.