2016 Gloucester Blues Festival

2016 Gloucester Blues Festival

World-class blues will reverberate through Stage Fort Park with some of the nation’s finest performers playing from the Gloucester Blues stage. Located right on the waterfront on beautiful Cressey’s beach, the event will have a beer garden and outstanding food and craft vendors. Gates open at 9AM – MUSIC starts at 11AM Connect with us on […]

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Sugar Blue

Sugar Blue -> Born and raised in New York, harmonica genius Sugar Blue began his career as a street musician, he grew up listening to the jazz greats and then honed his chops by wailing along with Bob Dylan (with whom he would later record…) and Stevie Wonder songs on the radio. Like many american […]

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Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials

Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials -> Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials are among the premiere party bands to have come out of Chicago during the ’80s. Often compared to Elmore James and Hound Dog Taylor, fiery, flamboyant slide guitarist Lil’ Ed Williams and his group play dedicated, rough-edged and hard-rocking dance music and […]

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Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor -> Joanna Connor came off of a Greyhound bus leaving a promising music
 career in her hometown of Worcester, Massachusetts to pursue her love
of Chicago blues. Since that day of October 15, 1985, her Chicago
journey has been prolific! Her latest accolade is being voted runner
up to Buddy Guy in Chicago Reader’s ” Reader’s […]

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Mitch Woods

Mitch Woods -> Mitch Woods and His Rocket 88s have been the torchbearers of a great American blues musical heritage, not for three years but three decades. Taking their inspiration from the great jump n’ boogie outfits of the late 40s and early 50s, they breathe fresh life into the music that gave birth to […]

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Albert Castiglia

Albert Castiglia -> RUF Records announced the signing of top Blues guitarist, singer and songwriter, Albert Castiglia (pronounced ka-steel-ya), to the Internationally renowned label, with a U.S. release of SOLID GROUND scheduled for April 8th, 2014. He joins RUF for the release of his seventh album in two decades filled with constant touring, songwriting and […]

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Alexis P Suter

Alexis P Suter -> International Recording Artist’s The Alexis P Suter Band are a powerful and unique 5 piece ensemble fronted by a vocalist who transcends styles and genres. When the great Bluesman B.B. King first heard Alexis P. Suter sing, he was visibly impressed and said so after her opening set for him at […]

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