Pennsylvania Blues Festival Brings Blues to the Pocono Mountains


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Once again, the sweet sounds of blues, jazz, and rock will be heard in the beautiful Pocono Mountains as the 2016 Pennsylvania Blues Festival unfolds. The festival opens Friday, September 16th with a free Arrival Party at the Galleria Rock Bar, and later a celebration take place at the Galleria Governor’s Ballroom, featuring Mikey Junior’s Blues Revue. The festival runs through Sunday, September 18th. There’s a whole lot happening besides music including a Saturday Masterclass Workshop in the Galleria Governor’s Ballroom with Ronnie Earl (for an additional charge), and a Sunday Brunch featuring Beareather Reddy and later, Zac Harman.



— Friday-September 16

Arrival Party-FREE

5:15pm to 7:45pm
Galleria Rock Bar
Beareather Reddy
Galleria Governor’s Ballroom

8:00pm to midnight
Mikey Junior’s Blues Revue

— Saturday-September 17

Masterclass Workshop (additional charge)

11:00am to 12:30pm
Galleria Governor’s Ballroom
Ronnie Earl

Main Stage

1:00pm to 2:15pm    Slam Allen
2:45pm to 4:00pm   Zac Harmon     (link opens to video in new window)
4:30pm to 5:45pm   Anthony Geraci & the Boston Blues Allstars    (link opens to video in new window)
6:15pm to 7:30pm   Kenny Neal
8:00pm to 9:30pm*
The Ronnie Baker Brooks Blues Band…with horns &
Special Guest Blues Hall Of Famer Eddy”The Chief”Clearwater    (links opens to video in new window)

Tent Stage

1:30pm to 2:45pm    Guy Davis    (link opens to video in new window)
3:15pm to 4:30pm    Blackburn w/sg Harrison Kennedy
5:00pm to 6:15pm    Slam Allen
6:45pm to 8:00pm   Guy Davis
8:30pm to 9:30pm   Blackburn Showcase

9:45pm to 11:00pm  Beareather Reddy
11:30pm to 1:00am   Zac Harman

— Sunday-September 18


11:00am to 12:45pm
Gaye Adegbalola & the Wild Rutz

Main Stage

1:00pm to 2:15pm     The Campbell Brothers
2:45pm to 4:00pm    Andy T Nick Nixon Band
4:30pm to 5:45pm     Toronzo Cannon   (link opens to video in new window)
6:15pm to 7:30pm     Delmark Chicago Revue
8:00pm to 9:30pm    Ronnie Earl      (link opens to video in new window)

Tent Stage

1:30pm to 2:45pm     Harrison Kennedy
3:15pm to 4:30pm     Vanessa Collier
5:00pm to 6:15pm     The Campbell Brothers
6:45pm to 8:00pm    Harrison Kennedy
8:30pm to 9:30pm    Andy T Nick Nixon Band   (link opens to video in new window)

Thirsty Moose – 9:00pm to 1:00am

Friday:          Sterling Koch Crossroads Duo

Saturday:     Bobby Kyle Band

Sunday:        Afterfest Party (cover charge $5) – Vanessa Collier

*Pennsylvania Blues Festival Schedule Change:Buckwheat Zydeco will not be performing On Saturday September 17th,2016 at 8pm.We respect his doctors orders and we hope to see him back on stage very soon.Replacing Buckwheat Zydeco will be The Ronnie Baker Brooks Blues Band(with horns) & Special Guest Blues Hall Of Famer Eddy”The Chief”Clearwater.


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