Blue Plate Special

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By Ann Powers

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Tickets are on sale now for the 13th Annual Blues Under the Bridge Festival happening on Saturday July 13th.  Headlining this year's festival is Louisiana born Delta-bluesman Tab Benoit, and supporting acts include Nikki Hill, Selwyn Birchwood, Hector Anchondo, and local talent Crystal and the Curious.

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Five-time Grammy Award Winners The Blind Boys of Alabama will be headlining this year's Blues Under the Bridge Festival on Saturday July 29th!  Also, playing this years festival are rockabilly/blues group the Paladins, harp player Bob Corritore and guitarist Big Jon Atkinson, Erica Brown with the Movers and Shakers out of Denver, and local favorites the Sugar Sounds.  

Tickets will be going on sale soon, and 91.5 KRCC will be announcing pre-festival parties and concerts leading up the full day festival in the next couple of weeks.

Update 7/15/17: The Blind Boys of Alabama have won Grammys five times, not six as originally listed here.