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May 1, 2010

Edmonton Bluesfest Announces 2010 Headliners

Written by
cindy mcleod

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Edmonton's Labatt Blues Festival

Edmonton’s Labatt Blues Festival
August 20-22

Quality, Not Quantity Mark of Bluesfest

Quality not quantity is the name of the game for Edmonton’s Labatt Blues Festival. Event organizers have announced a stunning lineup for 2010 that’s sure to please blues fans, with a range of blues legends and emerging stars in a mix of styles from blues-rock to funk and soul.

Taking place at Hawrelak Park at the Heritage Amphitheatre, this year’s festival runs August 20-22. Festival Passes go on sale May 1 at Ticketmaster, Megatunes and Chateau Louis Hotel, and are $75 for a non-transferable 3-day pass, $90 for a transferable 3-day pass, and $40 (Friday) and $45 (Sat, Sun) for day passes.

for more info visit www.bluesinternationalltd.com

FRIDAY, August 20

MonkeyJunk Band 5:30PM

Candye Kane 6:55PM

Jimmie Vaughan 8:30PM

SATURDAY, August 21

Tom Rigney and Flambeau 2:30PM

The Twisters 4:00PM

Henry Gray and the Cats 5:30PM

Super Chikan and the Fighting Cocks 7:00PM

Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers 8:30PM

SUNDAY, August 22

Bob Brozman 2:30PM

James Harman and Steve Kozak 4:00PM

Caroline Dahl 5:30PM

Willie “Big Eyes” Smith Band w/Special Guest Bob Margolin 7:00PM

Curtis Salgado Big Band 8:30PM

for more info visit www.bluesinternationalltd.com

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