1st Annual New Blues Festival Brings Blues Back to Long Beach Aug 31

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1st Annual New Blues FestivalLong Beach, CA – The First Annual New Blues Festival, more than anything else, is bringing the Blues back to Long Beach in a big way – back where they belong! The New Blues Festival takes place on Sunday, August 31 (Labor Day Weekend), at POA (Police Officers Association) Park, 7390 E. Carson St., Long Beach. 10am-10pm. Tickets priced at $20. (children 12 and under, free). Purchase tickets now at Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ (six locations) or at www.newbluesfestival.ticketleap.com . Info: (562) 762-8317 or visit www.newbluesfestival.com.


  • Bernie Pearl: Long Beach acoustic guitar great/Blues Blast Music Awards nominee
  • Boxcar 7: Seven-piece show ensemble voted “Best Long Beach Band
  • Brophy Dale Band: Passionate purveyors of roots-y rock ‘n’ blues
  • Jami Bess Belushi: Singer/songwriter, rising star, and daughter of actor/blues musician, Jim Belushi
  • Joe Kincaid & the Soul Brothers Band: Veteran Long Beach favorites and groove masters galore
  • Mighty Mojo Prophets: One of the shining stars on the renowned Delta Groove Records
  • New Blues Revolution: Avant-Garde Blues revolutionaries
  • Sandi Thom: Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known as “The Scottish Songbird”
  • Stoney B Blues Band: Straight outta San Diego by way of Chicago, Blues guitarist/showman extraordinaire
  • Whiteboy James & the Blues Express: This force of (musical) nature is also one of the premiere acts on SoCal-based Rip Cat Records




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