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Second annual Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival offers more blues than any one fan can hear

You know it’s probably a pretty blues-packed program when you’re only able to catch short segments of such talented acts as Albert Castiglia, Nikki Hill, Mac Arnold & Plate Full o’ Blues, Peter Karp and Sue Foley, and Dana Fuchs … Continue reading

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Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival 2015 in photos

We’re still compiling our written recap of this year’s Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival, but, in the meantime, you can now view the photos we captured during those two days in our BluesPowR Gallery, including dedicated albums for Joe Louis Walker, … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter wins blues Grammy plus a few Lancaster Roots & Blues Fest pics

Aside from Johnny Winter‘s posthumous award for Best Blues Album for his Step Back – the late guitarslinger’s first Grammy win for his own music, despite three of the albums he produced for Muddy Waters having won Grammys a few … Continue reading

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Plenty of blues at the roots of second annual Lancaster music festival

If you’re looking for a modern-day example of the famous Willie Dixon adage “The blues are the roots and the other musics are the fruits” in action, then think of the Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival as the equivalent of … Continue reading

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Lancaster Roots & Blues in photos

Thanks to all who have waited patiently to see our photos from the inaugural Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival, which have now been posted to our BluesPowR Gallery, with dedicated albums showcasing Johnny Winter and James Cotton, Samantha Fish, and Sugar Ray & the Bluetones, in addition … Continue reading

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Inaugural Lancaster Roots and Blues festival draws impressive crowd of blues artists and fans

When we talked with Lancaster Roots and Blues organizer Rich Ruoff a few weeks back by email, he noted that he doesn’t do things halfway. This past weekend, we got to see just what he meant when we and a few thousand … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival coverage

It may have been a bit warmer everywhere this weekend, but nowhere was it hotter than in Lancaster, PA, where thousands of fans converged for the inaugural offering of the Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival featuring more than 50 roots music artists … Continue reading

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All routes lead to Lancaster for city’s inaugural Roots & Blues festival

There’s an old saying from blues great Willie Dixon that “the blues are the roots and the other musics are the fruits”. Regardless of whether you happen to personally agree with that statement, you can rest assured that there’ll be … Continue reading

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