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Bluesfest and city trying to resolve $200000 transit charge

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
There wasn't anything definitive from Bluesfest or the city on Tuesday, but Watson expects the city will have more information for the transit commission at its next meeting May 9. OC Transpo's 2016 budget includes $200,000 the transit agency wants to ...
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Wiregrass Blues Fest held in downtown Dothan

Dothan Eagle - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The Wiregrass Blues Fest concert was held Saturday outside the Wiregrass Museum of Art in downtown Dothan. According to the Wiregrass Blues Society website, the festival has highlighted the unique blues heritage of the Wiregrass, as well as Alabama, ...

Tacoma Jazz and Blues Fest needs sponsors, donations to keep running

The News Tribune - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The 14th annual Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival, slated for July 30, is in financial trouble and needs help to keep going. The annual event with indoor and outdoor stages along South Tacoma Way has lost several of its sponsors, says Rich Wetzel, who ...

Past favorites, blues fest in DCA's 25th season

Green Bay Press Gazette - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Door Community Auditorium announced the return of a few past favorites, appearances by up-and-coming stars and the birth of a blues festival for its 2016 performance schedule, the auditorium's landmark 25th anniversary season. Among the performers ...

Wiregrass Blues Fest helps pass music genre to new generation

Dothan Eagle - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Thursday's performance was part of the Wiregrass Blues Fest, which finishes Saturday. Troy University and theWiregrass Blues Society will host a free educational presentation and concert Thursday at 7 p.m.

Wiregrass Blues Fest to honor Lil' Jimmy Reed, Buddy Buie

Dothan Eagle - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
This year's blues fest, a fundraiser for the Wiregrass Blues Society and the ALS Association, will feature Brandon Santini, the Betty Fox Band, Debbie Bond and Blues Women, Sol Tree and Oddly Enough.

Record Crowds at Main Street BBQ, Bluesfest

The Missourian - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
With perfect temperatures and activities for everyone, this year's Main Street BBQ and Bluesfest turned out record-breaking crowds.

Blues fest moves to new location

Moorpark Acorn - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The Ventura County Blues Society will present its 11th annual Ventura County Blues Festival Sat., April 30 at a new location: Studio Channel Islands, 2222 E. Ventura Blvd.

Ottawa Children's Festival to feature plenty of music

Ottawa Citizen - ‎18 hours ago‎
Not that you should think of it as Bluesfest Junior, but this year's Ottawa Children's Festival sure features a lot of music.

What happened to the great Aussie mega festival?

FasterLouder - ‎5 hours ago‎
SARAH SMITH spoke to industry insiders to find out what the future holds. Photos by MIKEY HART. In January this year Bluesfest promoter Peter Noble told FL that the travelling mega festival model was effectively kaput. Asked for his take on the domino ...

International Trade Activities And B2B Meetings At CMW

FYI Music News - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Also featured is a dedicated roundtable pitch session with the top festival programmers in attendance at CMW.. As CMW literature states, “From Bestival, Festival D'ete de Quebec, and RBC Bluesfest here in Canada to Glastonbury and The Great Escape in ...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers to Premiere New Single This Week

Exclaim! - ‎18 hours ago‎
... some real introspective, pretty stuff." The group has a number of summer dates lined up, including Canadian appearances at Ottawa Bluesfest, Osheaga and Festival d'été de Quebec. You can see the rest of the Red Hot Chili Pepper's tour details over ...

Chris Canas on BackStage Pass | Ep. 705

WKAR - ‎14 hours ago‎
In the band with Canas are Angela Cottingham, vocals; Kevin Schoepke, bass; Michael Scott, drums; and Chris Nordman, keyboards. Recorded at Michigan BluesFest 2015 in Lansing's historic Old Town district. Watch it at after first air. Ep ...

Province pumps $2.2 million into Ottawa events and... - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Mark Monahan, executive director of RBC Bluesfest, speaks during the Celebrate Ontario funding announcement. Bluesfest will receive more than $315,000 for the annual event. In total, 25 festivals and events in Ottawa will receive funding this year ...

Celebrating the blues with Lil Jimmy Reed

The Southeast Sun - ‎17 hours ago‎
Enterprise blues artist Leon “Lil Jimmy Reed” Atkins, left, was recognized as a “Living Legend Honoree” at the recent Wiregrass Blues Fest in Troy and Dothan. Pictured at a Meet and Greet in his honor Friday, April 29, Atkins and his wife, Imogene ...
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BB Blues Fest 2016 anuncia primeiras confirmações

Arte Sonora - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Travellin'Brothers e Laurence Jones estão já confirmados para a 5ª edição do BB Blues Fest que se realiza entre 23 e 26 de junho, em vários espaços do Fórum Cultural José Manuel Figueiredo e Parque José Afonso, na Baixa da Banheira. Os Travellin' ...

Get On Up, Get Out

Omaha Reader - ‎22 hours ago‎
Don't forget Lippy's BBQ in Malcolm, near Lincoln, hosts their annual blues fest Saturday, May 28, with some top local talent including Hector Anchondo Band, Tijuana Gigolos, Kris Lager Band, Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal and Tim Budig Band plus Billy ...

Big music, small halls

Brockville Recorder and Times - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Last year's tour was so popular 30 communities applied for 2016; 24 made the cut. Part of the success of the festival is its close partnership with the communities where the venues are located, and a team that runs Ottawa's Bluesfest doesn't hurt either.

Local hero: how Musideum helped Donald Quan bounce back from a near-death experience

NOW Magazine - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Making music has become a life-or-death situation for Donald Quan, proprietor of the ethnic musical instrument shop Musideum. In 2008, he was performing at the Kitchener Blues Fest when he experienced a stroke and collapsed onstage. “I dropped dead in ...

Vibe, ambience, festivals and music keep visitors coming to historic coal-mining center

Albuquerque Journal - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
trav_jd_01may_6madrid And like many small towns, it also attracts visitors through festivals, with one of the biggest coming right up with the ninth CrawDaddy Blues Fest on May 21-22. It's a weekend smorgasbord of seafood, music and dancing at the ...