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July 23, 2007

Blues Underground Network Launches Festival

Written by
cindy mcleod

blues festivals, Canada

Historic Museum Home to 1st Annual Blues Festival

The first annual Prince George “Railway Blues Festival” will run Saturday, August 25th, in Prince George, B.C., with a small but mightly lineup of local and regional artists.

Presented by the Blues Underground Network in association with the Prince George Railway Museum, the festival will feature a full day of music at the historic site.

Headliners for the inaugural event include the pairing of Maple Blues award-winning guitarist Chris Whitely and “Canada’s National Treasure,” singer Diana Braithwaite; the award-winning roots & blues singer-songwriter Layla Zoe backed by Single Car Garage; and blues harmonica man Harp Dog Brown with guitarist Jason Buie in a 4-piece band. Also included on the program are local groups the Kathy Frank Band and the Rae King Blues Band.

for more info visit www.bluesnorth.com

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