Illinois Blues Festival

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Country and Region United StatesIllinois
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Peoria, Illinois, USA
Festival Description

The annual Illinois Blues Festival celebrated its inaugural edition in 1988 and has since brought together top blues artists to Peoria. The festival is sponsored by Budweiser and produced by Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment, with proceeds going to the Illinois Blues Coalition.

Festival Dates August 30 - 31, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Friday, August 30 — Center Stage
    • Marcia Ball
    • Paul Thorn
    • South Side Cindy & The Slip-Tones
  • Friday, August 30 — Blues Tent
    • Bill Porter
    • Chris Steven
  • Saturday, August 31 — Center Stage
    • Kenny Wayne Shepherd
    • Elvin Bishop
    • JJ Grey & Mofro
    • The Kinsey Report
    • The Jeremiah Johnson Band
    • The Voodoo Blues Band
  • Saturday, August 31 — Blues Tent
    • Peoria All -Star Jam
    • Barry Cloyd
    • Charlie Hayes
    • Guitar Workshop – Chris Stevens
    • Jam with Dave Hoffman, Preston Jackson, and more!
    • Preston Jackson
    • Jimmy Binkley
    • Harmonica Workshop - Brian Stear


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