FESTY NEWS: 2015 NYS Blues Returns to Syracuse

This summer is shaping up to be fantastic for music lovers and concert goers all over the country, including Syracuse as they welcome back the NYS Blues Festival for 2015. The 2-day free event will feature national touring acts and local performers including Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Devon Allman, and The Kingsnakes.

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The popular Clinton Square – which is home to many festivals throughout spring and summer – will host the free event July 10-11, 2015. Other artists include Castle Creek, Danielle Nicole Band, John Primer, The Swamp Drivers, the Carolyn Kelly Blues Band & The Soul of Syracuse, Los Blancos, Phil Petroff & Natural Fact, Miss E,  The Highjivers, Chris Merkley, Judge Gazza, Dam Dog and Tim Herron.

For more information on the Performers, visit www.nysbluesfest.com

Festival schedule:

Friday, July 10

  • 4 p.m. — Castle Creek
  • 5 p.m. — Phil Petroff & Natural Fact
  • 6:15 p.m. — The Highjivers
  • 7:30 p.m. — Danielle Nicole Band
  • 9 p.m. — The Kingsnakes

Saturday, July 11

  • 1 p.m. — Signature Student Band
  • 2 p.m. — The Swamp Drivers
  • 3:15 p.m. — Los Blancos
  • 4:30 p.m. — John Primer
  • 6 p.m. — Carolyn Kelly Blues Band with Soul of Syracuse featuring Mark Hoffman, Bernie Clarke and Todd Fitzsimmons
  • 7:30 p.m. — Devon Allman Band
  • 9:30 p.m. — Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Also performing:

  • Chris Merkley
  • Dam Dog
  • Homemade Instrument Workshop with The Swamp Drivers
  • Miss E
  • Tim Herron
  • Judge Gazza