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Bogalusa, Louisiana: The Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival announced their lineup for this year’s festival. The festival is scheduled for September 23-24, 2022 at the Cassidy Park in Bogalusa.   The 2 day well produced music festival calls the beautiful and spacious Cassidy Park home. Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival features tent & limited RV camping along the park’s winding Bogalusa Creek.   Tent prices begin at $100.00 and camper prices are $400.00. Now, with 2 music stages, the Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival, has grown in both size and reputation.   Referred to as a “gumbo for your senses”,…

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Tim Horton’s Southside Shuffle, 24th annual Port Credit Blues and Jazz Festival Coming up September 9-10, 2022 – Mississauga, Ontario, Canada featuring Bands from Around the World. The 24th Annual Tim Horton’s Southside Shuffle is scheduled for September 9-10, 2022 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada and features blues bands from around the world.. No more singin’ the Blues…we’re back for Shuffle #24 and it’s guaranteed to be 24 Karat Gold with a solid gold line up which features international music from Finland, Germany, the USA, and all across Canada! On CKRZ Indigenous Day, September 10th, we will be featuring Indigenous Blues…

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TIM HORTONS SOUTHSIDE SHUFFLE BLUES NEWS – JULY 2022 FESTIVAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW! FRIDAY: $15. SATURDAY $20. SUNDAY $15. WEEKEND PASS: $40.00 www.southsideshuffle.ca THE RABBA FINE FOODS STREET SHUFFLE IS BACK! CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE BEGGARS BLUES BANQUET TICKETS The Hogtown Allstars The Hogtown Allstars is the newest band of not-so-new blues players making its’ debut in the Blues scene with Hog Wild, set for release on May 6, 2022 via Stony Plain Records. Built with some of the most experienced players in the global blues music industry, the Hogtown Allstars is headed by Downchild Blues Band alumni Chuck Jackson, Pat…

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Silent Partners Speak Up Silent Partners — Tony Coleman (drums/vocals), Russell Jackson (bass) and Jonathan Ellison (guitar/ vocals) — boast more than a century’s worth of experience playing the blues. Their individual resumes include stints with B.B. King, Albert King, Bobby Blue Bland, Johnnie Taylor, Otis Clay, Denise LaSalle, Matt “Guitar” Murphy and a host of other blues heavyweights. But Changing Times on Little Village is all Silent Partners. Their blues comes from a deep well, with the band having a keen feel for the rhythm of each song and the ability to play only the notes that need to be played. It is a…

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The Mike Finnigan Legacy Lives On Mike Finnigan just made songs better. That’s why people such as Joe Cocker, Bonnie Raitt, Etta James, Taj Mahal, Rod Stewart and Crosby, Stills & Nash sought out his fearless B-3 and soulful vocals for their music. Video: Click here to see the Phantom Blues Band But one thing remained constant over the past 25 years. Finnigan always came back to the Phantom Blues Band as a prime musical outlet. And with Finnigan’s August 2021 passing from cancer, the PBB and Little Village wanted to pay tribute to his inspiration and camaraderie. The result is Blues for Breakfast, featuring guests…

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