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May 25, 2008

Prince George Railway Blues Festival

Written by
cindy mcleod

live blues, Canada

Prince George Bluesfest

Railway Blues Festival
Saturday, June 21
Prince George Railway Museum, B.C.

2nd Annual Festival Features All-Star Lineup

The second annual Railway Blues Festival takes place Saturday, June 21 at the Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum in Prince George, B.C.

Featuring an all-star lineup, the one-day festival features some of the biggest names in Canadian blues along with a strong local contingent, including Juno Winners Jack De Keyzer and Rita Chiarelli, Juno Nominee Julian Fauth, The Kathy Frank Band, The Rae King Blues Band, Single Car Garage, Karl Standeven Band and Gospel Blues with Cliff Rapheal.

The Railway Blues Festival takes place in the most unique setting, with the stage set up on an old railway turntable surrounded by many old box cars. All the museum’s exhibits will be open during the event. There will be an artisans area, food on site and a beverage garden.

for more info visit www.bluesnorth.com

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