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For Immediate Release: Arcata, CA RBA Publishing, Inc has just released the 20th issue of the annual Blues Festival Guide magazine. This free anniversary edition is 84 pages packed full of entertaining blues history, lifestyle, industry news and of course, festivals! The magazine can be picked up for free at select festivals and through blues societies. To order one delivered to you, send $9 (for shipping) to RBA Publishing, Inc, P.O. Box 920, Arcata, CA 95518, or find the link to order on www.BluesFestivalGuide.com. The first third of the magazine is The Featured Festival section with dozens of festivals and their line-ups.…

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IBC 2022 Winners! CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL CHALLENGERS!  1st Place Band THE WACKY JUGS (France Blues) 2nd Place Band CROS (Phoenix Blues Society) 3rd Place Band SOUL NITE FEAT. DK HARRELL (Mississippi Delta Blues Society of Indianola) 1st Place Solo/Duo ERIC RAMSEY (Phoenix Blues Society) 2nd Place Solo/Duo JHETT BLACK (San Angelo Blues Society) Memphis Cigar Box Award ERIC RAMSEY (Phoenix Blues Society) Lee Oskar Harmonica Award JHETT BLACK (San Angelo Blues Society) Gibson Guitarist Award TC CARTER Best Self-Produced CD Award BORROWED TIME by Memphis Lightning (Suncoast Blues Society) The Wacky Jugs 1st Place Band Winner  ©Roger Stephenson CROS 2nd…

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Greeley, CO GREELEY BLUES JAM 2022 Saturday, June 4 Click Here to Watch Promotional Video Check out this line-up! The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson                          Ruthie Foster   Vanessa Collier   Mac Arnold & Plate Full of Blues    Josh Hoyer and the Soul Colossal  Emma Marie    Deborah Stafford & the State of Affairs The Delta Sonics One of our best lineups – The diversity will provide something for everyone. New location!! We’re setting up in the beautiful shady grassy area just East of the Island Grove Event Center. The Kansas City…

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SNEAK PEEK into what blues fans can expect to find in the upcoming 20th Anniversary Issue of the BLUES FESTIVAL GUIDE Magazine (and why you should run an ad)! It’s time to reserve your ad space!* Click Here for Ad Sizes and Prices  From the desk of our Editor, Irene Johnson… It’s our 20th Anniversary edition of the Blues Festival Guide, and we’ve loved being a part of your blues community! Our team is hard at work on the 2022 issue, and we’re looking forward to bringing you the latest happenings in the industry, glimpses of blues history and, of course, blues festivals to plan your calendar!…

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New Release from The Sully Band “Let’s Straighten It Out” With Let’s Straighten It Out!, (released via Belly Up / Blue Élan Records), Robert “Sully” Sullivan and his soul-infused nine-piece band take us on a journey through the ups and downs of love by way of ten classic ‘60s and ‘70s R&B tunes. Produced by Grammy Award-winner Chris Goldsmith (Blind Boys of Alabama, Ben Harper, Charlie Musselwhite, Big Head Todd), Let’s Straighten It Out! is like a love letter written in album hits and deep cuts from icons who paved the way. Treasured tunes like Billy Preston’s “Nothing from Nothing” and Jackie…

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