The Wild Wild West Event Centre (Calgary AB) has announced a BLUES Music Festival – to be held on Friday July 27 & Saturday July 28. ‘Bikes, Blues & BBQ’ will take place at the Wild Wild West Event Centre, live music to play from 7pm till 12am Friday the 27th, and from 12pm to Midnight on Saturday, July 28th.
Tickets on Sale Now June 29 at www.wildwildwestcalgary.com, or http://www.megatunes.com/
The Bikes & Blues Festival, Alberta’s leading festival of Blues music, will offer a talented and entertaining 1st season, bringing to the Calgary Area leading Albertan Blues artists. Highlights include the Johnny V Sextet, nominated “the Guitarist of the Year” by the Toronto Blues Society for their Mapleblue Awards, also featuring The Mike Clarke Band performing a riveting fusion style of blues, roots and jazz. In addition, artists featured include The Steve Pineo Band, Little Voodoo, Firm Handshake, JV3, with special guests Wild Bill & The Bandits introducing their Cow Blues Fusion.
The Festival opens on Friday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wild West Event Centre (off the HWY #1 Springbank Exit, Calgary AB), with a Poker Run with Cash Prizes, Burgers & Beer, & Live Music. Camping is available for all guests at $10 per RV/tent. No hookups.
The Festival continues on Saturday, July 28 at 12 p.m. with The Mike Clarke Band opening the days events. Mike truly is one of Canada’s premiere blues and roots artists and has been nominated for a Maple Blues Award in the category of “Horn Player of the Year” for three consecutive years. Live music will run consecutively with all 7 bands playing from noon until 12am. Saturday’s events feature a Show & Shine from noon – 2pm, Iron Horse Fox Hunt from 3:30-5:30, and a BBQ Dinner at 6:30pm. Camping is available for all guests.
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