For Immediate Release
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.
FRIDAY AUGUST 24
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
SATURDAY AUGUST 25
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
SUNDAY AUGUST 26
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.
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