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August 22-23-24

Artwork by Doug Fetherston

Artwork by Doug Fetherston       

Time Friday
4:30pmIan Perry
5:30pmJayden Holman
6:40pmSummer and the Sinners
8:00pmHarpdog Brown

Time Saturday
12:00pmThe Distributors
1:20pmLuv Train
2:40pmMark Crissinger
5:20pmBill Johnson
6:40pmLazy Mike & The Rockin Recliners
8:15pmJim Byrnes

Time Sunday
11:30amThe Soul Shakers
12:50pmBlue Cadillac Band
2:10pmRenovation Blues Band
3:30pmAuntie Kate
4:50pmCanned Heat
6:10pmSteve Kozak
7:30pmMurray Porter

Download a PDF copy of the festival lineup here: Summertime Blues 2014

We are extremely excited with the choices made for 2014 and we believe that you will be too. Event passes are now available online via The Port Theatre box office.

For Immediate Release

August 22, 23, 24
Summertime Blues Festival 2014
Maffeo Sutton Park, Nanaimo, BC

Bringin the Summertime Blues to the Memphis of the North!

Four thousand kilometres away from Memphis, in the streets of the harbour city, blues music is making a home. Nanaimo is quickly being known for high calibre blues music and during last year's Summertime Blues Festival, CTV nicknamed Nanaimo the Memphis of the North. Nanaimo is living up to the name again this year as the Nanaimo Blues Society is proud to present Summertime Blues Festival 2014.

Mark it on your calenders folks, Summertime Blues 2014 is coming this August 22, 23, and 24th at Maffeo Sutton Park in Nanaimo, BC. This year the festival is celebrating amazing local talent and fantastic veteran masters. On Friday, August 22, starting at 4:30pm, Ian Perry takes the stage followed by Jayden Holman, Summer and the Sinners, and headliner Harpdog Brown. On Saturday, August 23rd starting at 12:00pm, enjoy The Distributors, Luv Train, Mark Crissinger, CURL, Bill Johnson, Lazy Mike and the Rockin Recliners, and headliner Jim Byrnes. Finally to wrap up the festival, beginning at 11:30am on Sunday, you will experience performances by Soul Shaker, Blue Cadillac Band, Renovation Blues Band, Auntie Kate, Murray Porter, Steve Kozak, and our Sunday night headliner Canned Heat!

Come on down and spend a weekend of grooving to amazing blues music. Browse the local and unique vendor wares, partake in some ice cold beverages at our outdoor beer garden, and taste some savoury delights all on Nanaimo's beautiful waterfront park. It's going to be three days, eighteen bands and infinite fun.

Ticket prices are as follows:
Early Bird Weekend Pass $59.75 available until August 15. After August 15: $69.75
Friday Single Day Pass $10
Saturday or Sunday Single Day Passes $35
A ticket fee of $2.50 is additional with all ticket purchases.

All Event Passes are available online via The Port Theatre box office.

For festival updates, directions, and ticket information you can visit the Nanaimo Blues Society's website, Facebook page and Twitter feed or email info@nanaimoblues.ca.

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