Pinedale Blues Festival August 19-20
August 12, 2006
The Pinedale Blues Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20 at the Pinedale Rendezvous Grounds. Performers on Saturday will be Blues Traveler, Jimmy Thackery & Reba Russell, Blinddog Smokin’, Jimbo Mathus, Pinkie & the Snakeshakers, Miss Blues with Aynsley Lister band and Phil Brown. Sunday’s performers will be Delbert McClinton, Koko Taylor, Kenny Neal & Billy Branch, Mike Hurwitz.
Organizers said over 2500 attendees came to the Blues Festival in 2005, which began in 2001. They noted that out-of-towners may have a very difficult time finding lodging for this year’s event if reservations have not already been secured. Camping will be available at the rodeo grounds for a $10 clean-up fee.
Tickets are $35 for one day and $65 for both days, available by calling 307-367-2448, or at the gate. Concessions and beer will be available at the festival. No dogs will be allowed. No backpacks or coolers.
Music starts at noon on Saturday and ends at 10:00 pm. Sunday’s music starts at 1 pm and ends at 8 pm. The Rodeo/Rendezvous grounds are located off Highway 191 just south of Pinedale. Signs will be posted.
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