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New to the Gallery: Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival in photos

If you missed our earlier recap of this year’s Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival and its numerous tributes to the recently departed B.B. King, you can read it here. Or, for a quick and dirty look at the weekend, check out … Continue reading

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Buddy Guy, Gregg Allman, Charlie Musselwhite, others remember King of the Blues during Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

As far as we can recollect from both our own attendance over the years and the listing of past performers on the event’s website, the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival never had the honor of having B.B. King play their stage … Continue reading

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Coming festivals, shows well worth the trip for blues fans throughout Mid-Atlantic

Earlier this year, we told you about the Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival, which is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the must-attend events for blues fans in the Mid-Atlantic region. Here are a few more festivals and shows … Continue reading

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2012 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival recap

We told you earlier this week how the stars aligned to make this year’s Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival another truly terrific one, with superb performances from the likes of The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Janiva Magness, Lurrie Bell and Bernard Allison, Shemekia Copeland, and Philipp … Continue reading

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Sun, stars shine bright at 2012 Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest

Once again, the stars aligned nicely for the annual Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival, bringing beautiful weather and another superb mix of established and up-and-coming acts to Annapolis’ Sandy Point State Park this past weekend. We weren’t able to stick around long … Continue reading

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More on the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival: Day Two Recap

Day two of the ninth Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival began in a similar fashion as the first, with a parade from a Mummers string band, this time of the Polish variety. But unlike the previous day, the BluesPowR Blog was there to … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival 2010 – Day One Recap

As promised, here’s a closer look at the first day of the 2010 edition of the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival that took place this past weekend in Annapolis, Maryland. We’ll cover day two of the festival in a separate post later this week, in addition to … Continue reading

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Buddy’s the guy at Chesapeake Bay Festival

We tried to post this update from the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival last night, but unlike the weather, the Internet from our hotel room wasn’t cooperating. Here’s hoping the computer gremlins decided to sleep in this morning. Buddy Guy, Shemekia … Continue reading

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On the way to the Bay

There’ll be no holding the blues at bay this weekend when the ninth Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival takes place on the sandy shores of Annapolis’ Sandy Point State Park. As we noted in our earlier post, this festival consistently offers a solid lineup, … Continue reading

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Blues on the Bay

Effectively landlocked in the City of Champions for most of the year (and snowed under for what often seems half of it), we at the BluesPowR Blog occasionally find a way to sneak off to slightly more coastal climates. Often … Continue reading

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