August 2011

Bettye LaVette and Al Hill at Blue Mountain , Pennsylvania Blues Fest 2011 (Photo Robert Jr Whitall)

Mikey Jr & Band, Riverfront Blues Fest, 2011 (Photo/Robert Jr Whitall)

Justin Townes Earle at the 50th Philadelphia Folk Festival,2011. (Photo Robert Jr Whitall)

Jorma & David Bromberg, Philadelphia Folk Fest 2011 (Photo Robert Jr Whitall )

Roy Bookbinder, Sugar, & Jorma at 50th Philadelphia Folk Fest. (hoto Robert Jr Whitall)

August 23, 2011
Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine’s
On the Road/Social & Pleasure Club Updates

*Reserve your room today for King Biscuit Blues Festival: October 6-8, 2011: contact Linda Kibak at 212-784-0265 or (only a few rooms left!)

The Biscuit is back! Helena, Arkansas featuring Buddy Guy, Delbert McClinton, Keb Mo plus James Cotton, Roomful of Blues, Tommy Castro, Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd, Duck Dunn, Roy Rogers, Reba Russell, Lionel Young, Sterling Billingsley, Bobby Rush, Dexter Allen, Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets, Hubert Sumlin, Willie Big Eyes Smith, Bob Margolin, Billy Branch, Cedric Burnside, Blind Mississippi Morris and so much more!

*Bluestock: August 26-28, 2011 at Hunter Mountain, NY! Stop by Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine’s booth at Bluestock - Peace Love & Blues plus 20 bands on 2 stages & late nighe In-Door Pro Jam Session! Buddy Guy with special guest Quinn Sullivan, Elvin Bishop, Robert Cray, Shemekia Copeland, Tommy Castro & LRBR, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Tab Benoit, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Curtis Salgado, Shakura S’Aida, Zac Harmon, Bob Margolin & Thunderbox, Alexis P. Suter, Trampled Under Foot, Mitch Woods & Billy Gibson, Reba Russell, Moreland & Arbuckle, Bruce Katz, Albert Cummings, Ty Curtis, Port City Prophets, Lionel Young!

*32nd Annual Detroit Jazz Festival: Sept. 2-5, 2011

*12th Annual Sugar Mae’s Blues Camp: Sept. 9-11, 2011, Glen Haven, MI. Room reservations-Foothills Motel & Café – 231-334-3495. For more information: or 248-582-1544

*Blast Furnace Blues Festival: Sept. 16-18, 2011, Bethlehem, PA featuring JJ Grey & Mofro, Buckwheat Zydeco, Charlie Musselwhite, Ruthie Foster, Hubert Sumlin, Willie Big Eyes Smith, Bob Stroger, Bob Margolin & The Chicago All Stars, Bernard Allison, Chubby Carrier, Mississippi Heat, Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang, Dana Fuschs, Guy Davis, Homemade Jamz, The Holmes Brothers, Eden Brent, The Kinsey Report, Tenny Tucker, The Cedric Burnside Project, Johnny Rawls, Craig Thatcher, Andrew Jr. Boy Jones, Deb Callahan and much more! 610-332-3378 or

*MI Fest ’11: Sept. 17, 2011, Brooklyn, MI featuring The Raconteurs, Sheryl Crow, Jeff Daniels, The Romantics, Ty Stone & The Truth, Mithc Ryder, The Rockets, Mark Farner, Alto Reed Allstars, Howling Diablo’s, and much More go to

*Voice of the Wetlands Festival: Oct. 7-9, 2011, Houma, LA

*Crescent City Blues & BBQ: Oct. 14-15, 2011, New Orleans, LA featuring Super Chikan, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Marcia Ball, Campbell Brothers, Tab Benoit, Mel Waiters, Eric Lindell, Bettye Lavette, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes.

*Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, Pacific, Oct. 23-30, 2011(Sold out! Join waitlist)
*Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, Caribbean, January 22-29, 2011 (Sold out! Join waitlist)
*Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, Caribbean, Oct 27-Nov. 3, 2012: Prebooking now! 816-753-7979 or 888-Bluesin’,

Subscribe today to Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine at or 248-582-1544 and receive new Aug/Sept magazine-“Arkansas Blues” plus the new CD Sampler #10: Mama Told Me Not To Come featuring Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry, Johnny Sansone, Alexis P. Suter, JP Soars, D’Mar & Chris Gill, Matt Daniels, Ruff Kutt BB, Blues Buddha Band, Bill Edwards, Sunday Wilde, Linsey Alexander, Midnight Shift, Michael Packer, The Juvenators, The Bailey Brothers, Mark Massey, Dexter Allen, Cathy Lemons & Johnny Ace!

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