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Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Cool Blues Fest Alert

Just got this from Illinois blues about a free blues fest

the Spoon River Blues Festival in Canton, IL this Saturday July 28th. They are offering Blues fans a unique opportunity to make their Blues $ dollars go FAR! If you have a ticket stub from any other Blues fest you have attended this season, bring it and you can get in FREE to this fest. How cool is that? See their festival ad below for the lineup. CLICK HERE for more information.
Here is more info from Illnois blues about the fest:

Miller Lite
Spoon River Blues Festival

JULY 28, 2007 - NOON TO MOON

INGERSOLL COUNTRY MANOR (Route 78 N. - North of Canton, IL)


The Dave Chastain Band

Steve the Harp & the Blues Deacons

The Sally Weisenburg Trio

Also coming up in Peoria is yet another cool fest:

The 3rd Annual

Saturday August 11th, 2007
Riverfront Park, East Peoria, Illinois

Gate opens at Noon

9:20 pm Anthony Gomes

7:30 pm Blues Legends:

Pinetop Perkins

Hubert Sumlin

Bob Margolin

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

Bob Stroger

5:40 pm Judy Page with Preston Jackson & friends

3:50 pm Rooster Alley

2:30 pm The Greg Glick Band

1:30 pm Low Down Blues Band

CLICK HERE for more information

Presented by:

If you live in the area and want to attend free, then here is your opportunity. The River City Blues Society needs volunteers for the blues fest!!!! Join up today and help them out!!!

River City Blues Society - Volunteers for the Blues!

The River City Blues Society in Peoria, IL needs volunteers for the 2007 Luther Allison Memorial Blues Fest August 11, 2007 from 8:00am to 12 Midnight at East Peoria Riverfront Park in East Peoria, IL.

Volunteers are needed in all areas and for all shifts. Volunteer times and positions are filled on a first come, first served basis. VOLUNTEER EARLY! Your 4 hour Blues shift will get you free festival admission and a festival t-shirt . Please contact Nancy at

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