Wasaga Beach Blues Festival

Line up for Wasaga Beach Blues
(Wasaga Beach, ON Aug. 21, 2012) Blue s has so many variations, so the line
up for Wasaga Beach Blues features a variety of award-winning Canadian acts
doing their interpretations of this genre. The free festival takes place from
Aug. 24 to 26 at the Stonebridge Town Centre.

Chuck Jackson and Michael Fonfara • Friday, August 24 • 8 p.m. at Boston Pizza
Blues Babies with Jazz Tex • Friday, Aug. 24 8 p.m. to midnight at Wild Wing

The 24th Street Wailers • Saturday, Aug. 25 1 to 2 p.m. • Main Stage
Fathead • Saturday, Aug. 25 • 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. • Main Stage
The Johnny Max Band • Saturday, Aug. 25 • 4 p.m. • Main Stage
The Legendary Downchild Blues Band • Saturday, Aug. 25 • 5:30 p.m. • Main Stage
Al Lerman Saturday • Saturday, Aug. 25 • 8 p.m. • Boston Pizza
Tres Hombres • Wild Wing Saturday, Aug. 25 • 8 p.m. at Wild Wing

Dinny ‘s Dixieland All-Stars • Sunday, Aug. 26 • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. • Main Stage
Loco Zydeco with Cheryl Lescom • Sunday, Aug. 26 • 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. • Main Stage
The Maple Blues Revue • Sunday, Aug. 26 • 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. • Main Stage

Downchild’s Chuck Jackson, the musical director for Wasaga Beach Blues, is a Festivals and Events Ontario Hall of
Fame inductee and a Diamond Jubilee winner. He is the founder and artistic director of the Tim Horton’s Southside
Shuffle Blues and Jazz Festival in Mississauga and brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the second annual
"After all the great years I spent with my family vacationing and later performing at the Beach, this is a thrill to help
bring music back to Wasaga. Wasaga Beach Blues is going to be a blast," Jackson says.
While Wasaga Beach Blues, to be held at the Stonebridge Town Centre, is a free event, donations are gratefully
accepted. All donations will go to support the new Wasaga Beach Public Library.

Visit www.wasagabeachblues.com and http://www.facebook.com/WasagaBeachBlues.

For media requests:
Kim Sopinka
905-873-9200 ext 29
Erica Phillips

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