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June 14, 2009

Sky High Blues Festival Headline Roster

Written by
cindy mcleod

blues festivals, Canada

Sky High Blues Festival

Sky High Blues Festival
August 1 & 2
Rock Creek, BC

Festival Features Pacific Northwest Blues

The 12th Annual Sky High Blues Festival takes place this August 1st & 2nd, in Rock Creek, BC, and features a a swath of top-notch blues artists from the Pacific Northwest.

This year’s Mainstage artists will include the self-described “Rootyamericanbluesrock” band Too Slim and theTaildraggers from Seattle; venerable Calgary bluesman Bill Dowey & the Blues Devils and Parksville guitarist & harmonica man Gerry Barnum. Also appearing are the Kootenay based blues-rock outfit the Rippin’ Rattlers and local group the Heady Acclaim.

The family-friendly festival features a down-home atmosphere, with the Blues & BBQ event situated on the banks of the Kettle river in a ten acre camping area.

A weekend pass is $100 (riverside camping included), a day pass is $55 (w/o camping), children 16 & under are free. Membership to the Sky High Blues Society is also included in the ticket price.

for more info visit www.skyhighblues.org

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