02 July 2015

Waterfront shorts

Front Porch Stage -- audience area. (My favorite venue at the Festival ... actual seats!)
Laura Ivancie.
Terry Robb.
Jimmy "Duck" Holmes.
That's all the blogging I'm doing this week -- some photos from today's opening performances at the Waterfront Blues Festival.

This year, festival programmers have followed the pattern of putting blues-rock and RB/funk hybrids on the main stages, and sending the acoustic and more traditional variants to the smaller stages. It's fine with me ... if the crowd-pleasers are able to subsidize the others for the sake of us purists, that's a workable deal. Not that the big-crowd acts are somehow inferior. Every musician I heard today was wonderful.

Blues dessert ...

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