Deep Blues Festival expands in 2008

Forty-five renowned national and international “Deep Blues” bands will be at the 2nd annual Deep Blues Music and Film Festival on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday July 18-20, 2008.  This festival celebrates the alternative and punk blues sound as well as the modern juke joint music of the deep South with bands from 18 states, Italy, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom performing.

Attendees from around the country came to the first Deep Blues Festival last summer in Wisconsin.  This year, the festival moves to the east side of Minneapolis/St Paul to the Washington County Fairgrounds by Lake Elmo, MN.  The expanded space will have plenty of room for the larger crowds that are anticipated.  Tickets are now on sale, and this unique event is once again drawing an international audience.  Festival organizers announce that tickets have already been sold to people in 15 states, Canada, France, England, and Australia.

The lineup for Deep Blues includes Richard Johnston, Th’ Legendary Shack*Shakers, T-Model Ford, Scissormen, Black-Eyed Snakes, Black Diamond Heavies, Bob Log III, Scott H. Biram, Left Lane Cruiser, Hillstomp, Charlie Parr, and 34 other national and international acts.

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