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NY State Blues Fest Celebrates 25 Years This July

New York State Blues Festival is proud to announce the line-up for their 25th anniversary celebration July 7 & 8 2017.  Jacksonville, Florida based blues rock jam band,  JJ GREY & MOFRO will headline the event with a Saturday night July 8 performance. Supporting acts that day include AMY HELM, CHRIS O’LEARY BAND, and SLAM ALLEN.

JJ Grey

Legendary blues band THE NIGHTHAWKS w/BOB MARGOLIN will have the prime time spot on Friday night July 7 along with NOAH WOTHERSPOON BAND and NORMAN JACKSON BAND.  As always several of the area’s finest local blues groups round out the line-up.

This ADMISSION FREE event will once again be held in Syracuse’s Downtown Clinton Square. 

 

The Nighthawks

In addition to the weekends activities the organization is excited to announce some expanded pre-festival events including a Wednesday night July 5 concert in the Finger Lakes Ballroom at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown with blues rock guitarist WALTER TROUT and special guest NICK SCHNEBELEN.  Tickets are $25 advance, $30 at the door.  The fun continues on Thursday night July 6 with BLUES NIGHT ON THE TOWN as several venues will be offering FREE ADMISSION shows.

For more information visit www.nysbluesfest.com 


NEW YORK STATE BLUES FESTIVAL 2017 SCHEDULE

Amy Helm

Friday July 7

      3pm – BLUES IGNITION 

4pm –  SOUTH SIDE SUPER BLUES BAND  

      4:50pm – TIM HERRON 

5:10pm – CAROLYN KELLY BLUES BAND 

      6pm – TIM HERRON 

6:20pm – NORMAN JACKSON BAND

      7:30pm – DAVE LIDDY & STEVE QUENNEVILLE

7:50pm – NOAH WOTHERSPOON BAND

      9:00pm – DAVE LIDDY & STEVE QUENNEVILLE

9:20pm – THE NIGHTHAWKS w/BOB MARGOLIN

Saturday July 8

       12pmBOTTLE NECK SLIDE GUITAR WORKSHOP w/GORDON MUNDING 

1pm – NEIL MINET & ELECTRIC MUD

       1:40pm  – GORDON MUNDING 

2pm – MORRIS TARBELL & THE HEPCATS

       2:55pm – GORDON MUNDING 

3:15pm – RON SPENCER BAND 

       4:10pm – STIV MORGAN 

4:30pm  – SLAM ALLEN 

       5:40pm – STIV MORGAN 

6:00pm – CHRIS O’LEARY BAND

       7:10pm – CHRIS MERKLEY 

7:30pm – AMY HELM

       8:40pm – CHRIS MERKLEY 

9:00pm – JJ GREY & MOFRO

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