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18th Annual Bluesfest International Party At The Riverfront – It’s A Getaway

Forget gas prices.From July 13-15,you can travel from Peterborough to Milwaukee, all the way south to Texas & Argentina via Chicago, and back up north through Nashville and New York to Detroit, without leaving the beautiful Riverfront Festival Plaza

 
 
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PRLog - Apr. 26, 2012 - The festival kicks off with Edgar Winter (Texas), Stacy Mitchhart (Nashville), Sugar Ray & the Bluetones (Boston), and Kid Rock’s favorite band the Howling Diablos (Detroit).

Headlining Saturday night is Alto Reed & the Motor City Allstars (Detroit), with special guest Mark Farner (Flint) doing all his legendary Grand Funk hits. Saturday’s other headliners are Bobby Rush’s Big Band (Louisiana) and Big Brother & the Holding Company, Janis Joplin’s original band (California). Opening the evening on Saturday is Rev. Raven and the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys from Milwaukee.

Closing out this year’s festival is The Brooks Family Blues Dynasty. Led by Chicago Blues icon Lonnie Brooks and rounded out by his two sons, Wayne and Ronnie, this true Blues dynasty reflects the evolution of the genre over five decades. Jimmy Bowskill (Peterborough), Mo’ Blues (Argentina), Popa Chubby (New York), and Rev. Robert Sexton’s Allstar Blues Review (back to Detroit) round out the day.

Invite your friends for the weekend; check our Hotels at www.thebluesfest.com for special online weekend packages.

Bluesfest International runs July 13-15 and also features Family Day Sunday, Long and McQuade’s Music Clinic, and Tug Across the River (team USA VS Team Canada). Don’t miss the annual Blues N & Cruisin June 24, the official KICKOFF to Bluesfest featuring a multitude of blues bands in the big tent at Place Concorde.

For complete information go to www.thebluesfest.com or Facebook Search: Bluesfest International for all the info about the weekend activities.

http://www.thebluesfest.com  WINDSOR, ONTARIO, CANADA- 5 MINUTES FROM DETROIT

Media Contact: publicist@thebluesfest.com 519-252-8463, or ted@thebluesfest.com 519-977-9631

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