3rd Annual Gloucester Blues Festival
2014 will mark the event's third year drawing blues lovers from far and wide to Gloucester. World-class blues will fill the park from 11 am to 7 pm with some of the nation’s finest performers playing from the Gloucester Blues stage. 2013 performers were Gracie Curran, Lydia Warren, Johnny Rawls, Mr.Nick & the Dirty Tricks, Anthony Gomes, Anna Popovic, and Tommy Castro. Located on the harbor at beautiful Cressey’s Beach, the event will have a beer garden and fine food vendors.
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According to all the press and hype and hoopla for a time during the 1990s, Tommy Castro was pegged as the next big star of the blues. Long a favorite among Bay Area music fans, Castro -- in the space of two album releases -- took his music around the world and back again with a sheaf of praise from critics and old-time blues musicians alike....
Singer, songwriter, guitarist, arranger and producer Johnny Rawls draws on the 1950s' and '60s' deep soul-blues tradition in his guitar playing, yet his lyrics and singing are completely 1990s....
If you're not a blues purist, you'll love the fiery, passionate playing and singing of Yugoslavian blues-rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Ana Popovic. Thanks to her father, the Belgrade-raised Popovic was introduced to the blues at an early age, through his wide-ranging record collection and jam sessions hosted at the Popovic home....
Canadian-born guitarist, singer, and songwriter Anthony Gomes is a critically acclaimed chart-topping artist who plays a style of modern electric blues that incorporates elements of rock, soul, R&B, and country....
Listed as the #12 Best Boston Band among local royalty like the Dropkick Murphy’s and Ronnie Earl, added to the list of the Top 30 Roots/Soul Acts along with Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings and Alabama Shakes, and included on the list of the Top 30 Vocalists with the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeschi, and more by Alternate Root Magazine, Gracie Curran & The High Falutin’ Band have earned their reputation for jaw dropping Blues & Soul.
Hough Street and Stacy Boulevard
off Route 127
Gloucester, MA 01930
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