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Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Illnois blues Update

Some cool fests and shows are coming up in the area. These come from the great people at Illinois blues. First the Capitol city of Illinois has a blues and BBQ fest coming up on August 25th. You know you can't go wrong with BBQ and Blues:-)


Downtown Springfield & The Illinois Central Blues Club presents
Old Capitol Blues & BBQ

August 25, 2007 Noon to Midnight
Fifth & Washington Streets - Downtown Springfield, IL
Admission is just $5

Featuring
Sonny Landreth

Cephas & Wiggins

Little Rachel & the Rhythm Busters

Zac Harmon

Bill Lupkin & the Chicago Blues Coalition
w/ Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

Illinois Central Blues Challenge - 9 Bands competing


I think I listed this show a few weeks ago, but hey sometimes once is not enough. After all this is their first festival, so if you are in the area try to make it out there so they will do it again!

All roads lead to Sun Prairie for the 1st Annual

Sun Prairie Blues Fest

Angell Park, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Saturday, September 8, 2007 Noon to 10:00 p.m.

Featuring

Wayne Baker Brooks

Shari Davis & the Hootchy-Kootchy Band

Tate’s and the 008 Blues Band

Queenie and the Blue Cats

The Cashbox Kings

Paul Flipowicz Blues Band

Tickets: $10.00 in advance / $15.00 at the gate

For Complete Information and schedule CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE to visit Festival website!



Blues in the Ozarks! I always look at the Ozarks as home of country music, and large lakes. However, they have a blues fest coming up.


500 N Campbell Ave Springfield, MO

Friday, September 7, 2007

6:30PM Aunt Kizzy'z Boyz

8:00PM Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials

9:30PM Joe Bonamassa

Saturday, September 8, 2007

1:00PM The Cate Brothers (Reunion)

3:00PM Lara Price Band

5:00PM Anthony Gomes

7:00PM Leon Russell

9:00PM North Mississippi All Stars

CLICK HERE for Ticket Info * Map *

Festival Website: http://www.greaterozarksbluesfest.com

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