Hey, Blues Fans.
The Blues Blast headed to Helena, Arkansas, last weekend for the Arkansas Blues and Heritage Fest. And what a great show it was. More than 40 performers including Carl Weathersby, Pinetop Perkins, Mem Shannon, Michael Burks, Moreland & Arbuckle, Samuel James, Willie King, Sam Carr, Dave Riley, Rick Estrin, Janiva Magness, Anson Funderburgh, Hubert Sumlin, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Bobby Rush and many, many more!
This week we have the first of a two part review of the festival. You want to see ALL the pics of the Friday performers and all the fun, so CLICK HERE. Stay tuned next week too for more of the Arkansas Blues and Heritage Festival with the review of Saturday night's show! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain the full newsletter, including this week's and next weeks' reviews.
This is one fantastic festival, so make plans to get there next year. It's the Blues experience of a lifetime!
Blues Reviews and MORE!
James Walker reviews a DVD from Byther Smith. Bob Kieser reviews the Friday show at the 2008 Arkansas Blues and Heritage Festival. Ben Cox reviews the new CD from Blues Blast Music Award nominee Gina Sicilia. All this and MORE! SCROLL DOWN!!!
Blues Blast Music Awards Tickets
Tickets for the 2008 Blues Blast Music Awards are selling FAST!
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The awards show is Sunday, November 2nd, 2008, at Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago, IL.
It is going to be a GREAT event with confirmed appearances by Magic Slim & the Teardrops, Lurrie Bell, Nick Moss & Gerry Hundt, John Nemeth, The Kilborn Alley Blues Band, Dave Riley & Bob Corritore, Eden Brent, Sugar Ray Norcia, Teeny Tucker, Tim "Too Slim" Langford (from Too Slim and the Taildraggers), and Gina Sicilia.
There are just 400 tickets available for this great show. This event WILL sell out, so get yours NOW!
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