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July 13, 2008

1st Annual Beaumont Blues Festival Launches in August

Written by
cindy mcleod

blues festivals, Canada

Beaumont Blues Festival

Beaumont Blues Festival
Sat & Sun, Aug 30 & 31

Alberta’s Finest Roots & Blues Artists Take the Stage

The first annual Beaumont Blues Festival launches August 30 & 31 and features a range of the province’s finest roots and blues artists in a country fair atmosphere.

The two day, family-friendly event will take place just south of Edmonton in Beaumont, Alberta, at the Beaumont and District Agricultural Society (B.A.D.A.S.) fairgrounds.

Tickets are available through a range of sources in Beaumont. Check the website for further details www.beaumontblues.net

BEAUMONT BLUES FESTIVAL MAINSTAGE SCHEDULE

Saturday Aug. 30 – gates at noon

1:00 to 1:50   The Ride
2:20 to 3:10   West of Winnipeg
3:40 to 4:30   Slow Burn
5:00 to 5:50   Samantha Schultz
6:20 to 7:10   Fist Full of Blues
7:40 to 9:20   Hip Pocket
9:50 to 11:00   Come on in our Kitchen
Between Sets   Micheal Rault

Sunday Aug. 31 – gates at noon

1:00 to 1:50   Blues Emporium
2:20 to 3:10   Mad Dog Blues Band
3:40 to 4:30   Graham Guest
5:00 to 5:50   Shakedown Combo
6:20 to 7:10   Recollection Blues Band
7:40 to 9:20   Pete Turland
9:50 to 11:00   Matt Walker
Between Sets   Jim Hepler – Bobby Cameron

for more info visit www.beaumontblues.net

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