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2014 Calgary Bluesfest Schedule



Sunday, July 20

Sun & Salsa Festival
1:15 - 2:00PM
Calgary Bluesfest's Ray Montana Trio Appearing on Stage 3!

Check out Kensington's most popular street festival and taste some fabulous salsa! Live entertainment including Calgary Bluesfest's presence on Stage 3 (west side of Kensington Crescent) from 1:15 to 2:00PM with Ray Montana Trio. Stop by and say hello, pick up your Bluesfest program guide while you're there!



Monday, July 28

Festival Kickoff & Volunteer Appreciation Bash

8:00 PM
The Blues Can (1429 - 9th Ave SE)

Join the party to kick off the 10th Annual Calgary Bluesfest and help to celebrate CBMA volunteers, who are some of the finest on the planet! Featuring the Tony Kaye Trio.
All are welcome.

FREE EVENT


Tuesday, July 29

Blues Guitar Workshop

6:00-8:00 PM
The Blues Can (1429 - 9th Ave SE)

Hosted by Ray Montana
FREE EVENT

A blues guitar workshop for all ages and all skill levels. Bring your guitar!

FREE EVENT


Wednesday, July 30

Music at Noon

Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (218 7 Ave SE)

CBMA and Pro Arts Society partner to present a noon hour blues concert. Featuring Calgary's foremost keeper of the blues and a fine solo artist, John Rutherford.

FREE EVENT

Eddy Nights

National Music Centre (134 11 Ave SE) at 7:30PM

The legend of Calgary's original Home of the Blues lives on. The venerable King Edward Hotel claims an auspicious history and holds a special place in the hearts of Calgary music fans. John Rutherford , a staple on the original scene, hosts an interactive talk show style discussion about who played there, what happened and why it was so influential. For this special evening, John will interview International Blues Challenge winner, Tim Williams

FREE EVENT


Thursday, July 31

Mainstage

Shaw Millenium Park (1220 9th Ave. SW)

5:00PM  Mike Clark Band
6:30PM  Rick Estrin & the Nightcats
8:00PM  Ana Popovic Band

Twilight Blues Series

Kerby Centre (1133 7 Ave SW

10:00PM  Mike Clark Band
11:00PM  Ana Popovic
12:00AM  Rick Estrin & the Nightcats

Friday, Aug 1

Mainstage

Shaw Millenium Park (1220 9th Ave. SW)

5:00PM     Alex Zayas Band
6:30PM     Harper & Midwest Kind
8:00PM     The Mannish Boys Revue with Monster Mike Welch & Sugar Ray Norcia

Twilight Blues Series

Kerby Centre (1133 7 Ave SW

10:00PM     Alex Zayas Band
11:00PM  &   The Mannish Boys Revue with Monster Mike Welch & Sugar Ray Norcia
12:00AM     Harper & the Midwest Kind

Saturday, Aug 2

Mainstage

Shaw Millenium Park (1220 9th Ave. SW)

NOON       Vernon Wills Band
1:15PM     Marquise Knox
2:30PM     Bill Durst Band
3:45PM     Nigel Mack & the Blues Attack
5:15PM     Randy Oxford Band
6:45PM     Bob Margolin Band
8:15PM     Joe Louis Walker Band

Twilight Blues Series

Kerby Centre (1133 7 Ave SW

10:00PM     Nigel Mack & the Blues Attack
11:00PM     Bill Durst Band
12:00AM     Bob Margolin Band
1:00AM       Randy Oxford Band

Sunday, Aug 3

Mainstage

Shaw Millenium Park (1220 9th Ave. SW)

11:00AM    Singing the Blues Camp Winner Johnny Juke
NOON       Jerome Godboo Band
1:15PM     Tim Williams
2:30PM     Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne
3:45PM     Zakiya Hooker Band
5:15PM     Andrew Jr. Boy Jones
6:45PM     Too Slim & the Taildraggers
8:15PM     Billy Branch & Sons of Blues

Twilight Blues Series

Kerby Centre (1133 7 Ave SW

10:00PM     Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne
11:00PM     Andrew Jr. Boy Jones
12:00AM     Too Slim & the Taildraggers
1:00AM       Tim Williams & the Electrofires


*** Schedule subject to change without notice ***