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  1. Fiona Boyes plays the booze blues: PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Narooma News

    Blues picker Fiona Boyes filled Bate Street with her tunes when she played the verandah at The Dromedary Hotel at Central Tilba on Saturday afternoon.


  2. Winthrop R&B Festival supports the Methow Valley in many waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Methow Valley News Home Page

    For the Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, as for everyone in the valley, the fires have been a test of our commitment to this community and place.


  3. Blues fest gets radio rerunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Herald Gazette

    As has become tradition, performances from this summer's North Atlantic Blues Festival will be rebroadcast the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 and 31. The live recordings will begin 6 p.m. each day, broadcast as a trimulcast on KISS-FM stations WQSS, Camden, 102.5; WKSQ, Ellsworth, 94.5; and WQSK, Madison, 97.5, all on the FM ... (more)


  4. Roots and Blues: The sweet low-downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Bassist Ryan Gullen with Saskatoon rockers The Sheepdogs gets into the groove at the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival Saturday.


  5. Chicago's The Claudettes Perform Free Show Tonight at The McKittrick HotelRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    Performing as The Claudettes, the Chicago-based piano-drums duo of Johnny Iguana and Michael Caskey have created their own fanatical fusion of blues and soul-jazz - like Ray Charles on a punk kick.


  6. Join at This Year's San Diego Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Market Wire

    The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank will host the fourth annual San Diego Blues Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Sept.


  7. News 18 This Morning Uptown Jazz and Blues Fest interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Uptown meets downtown on Saturday when the Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival will fill downtown Lafayette with the sounds of cool jazz and smoking hot blues.


  8. Marsha McWilson fills the park for Lewiston Blue Monday performanceRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Hispanic Business

    . Several hundred people crowded the Hennepin Park Gazebo park last week to hear McWilson sing the blues. The crowd response was unlike any in recent memory, according to , which sponsors Blue Monday. "Never before have we seen such a huge crowd or ...


  9. Sizzling hot: Headliner Matt Schofield and setup man Mikey Junior, at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Morristown Green

    SECURITY! No, wait-it's just Mikey Junior taking his harmonica for a walk on the Green. Photo by Kevin Coughlin The blues portion of the program roared into gear with Mikey Junior and his band, and climaxed with British guitar ace Matt Schofield and ...


  10. Pineapple Productions Celebrates Great American Blues Festival and BBQ ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Pineapple Productions brought Blues and BBQ to Panama City Beach August 16th and 17th for the 1st Annual Great American Blues Festival and BBQ Challenge.


  11. Blues Fest seeking volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    The Marquette Area Blues Society is looking for volunteers for this year's Blues Festival at Marquette's Lower Harbor Park.


  12. LiveWire: Blues guitarist Selwyn Birchwood coming to NorthamptonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 |

    In fact, he is smart enough to have earned an MBA from the University of Tampa. He is also smart enough to have aligned himself with some great names in the world of blues, relationships that are paying dividends for Birchwood's burgeoning career.


  13. Roots and Blues Festival kicks off FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Salmon Arm Observer

    Reggae band Raging Fyah, left, and Iceland's alternative folk-rock duo Bellstop are among the many artists who will bring their talents to this year's Roots and Blues Festival that runs from Aug. 15 to 17. Tickets will be exchanged for wristbands, which need to remain on your wrist and intact in order to access the grounds again.


  14. BBQ & Blues Festival: Tracy KRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | My

    ... a long and accomplished music career. Thirty years, several albums and countless tours later, the Beausejour-born blues artist has come full circle. After bouncing between The Big Smoke and Thunder Bay - with a stint in Manitoba in between - she has ...


  15. Info 101: Musicbits 72: John Dawson 'Johnny' WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 |

    ... strumming a few notes to check the tuning, he'd turn up the volume and play. What came out was some of the sweetest blues picking any white boy ever played. He was in charge of his audience without saying a word. He never got very chatty with any ...


  16. 'Canned Heat' performing Panama City Beach, Sunday, August 17th at the Great American Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | PR Log

    A hard-luck blues band of the '60s, Canned Heat was founded by blues historians and record collectors Alan Wilson and Bob Hite.


  17. Festival preview: Sax player has history of playing with all the blues greatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Edmonton Journal

    Saxophone is most often seen as a jazz instrument, but a few great players like Eddie Shaw are around to remind us of its role in the history of blues music.


  18. BBQ & Blues Festival: Big Dave McLeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | My

    ... on a weekly basis, and played around on the harmonica and the kazoo, he didn't begin to appreciate music until he met blues legend John Hammond at a concert in 1969. "I got to see him at the Mariposa Festival in Toronto and he gave me my first ...


  19. Visiting the 'in-between places' with Matt Schofield,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Morristown Green

    "When you bend a note on the guitar, you're going to the in-between places. That creates the emotional resonance in people," said Schofield, who will headline at the fourth annual Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival on Aug. 16, 2014.


  20. 9th annual New England Blues festival set for Sat.Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 |

    "A Little Bit Country & A Whole Lot of Blues" is the theme for this year's New England Blues Festival to benefit the Middleboro Elks veterans services and the Sacred Heart Food Pantry.