Bayfront Blues Festival August 7-9, 2009

Lamont Cranston
Lamont Cranston at Bayfront Blues Festival
Coco Montoya
Coco Montoya at Bayfront Blues Festival
Coco Montoya at Bayfront Blues Festival
Coco Montoya at Bayfront Blues Festival
Coco Montoya at Bayfront Blues Festival
Sugar Blue
Sugar Blue at Bayfront Blues Festival
Sugar Blue at Bayfront Blues Festival
Sugar Blue at Bayfront Blues Festival
Sugar Blue at Bayfront Blues Festival
Sugar Blue at Bayfront Blues Festival
Sugar Blue at Bayfront Blues Festival
Sugar Blue at Bayfront Blues Festival
Deb Callahan
Deb Callahan at Bayfront Blues Festival
Deb Callahan at Bayfront Blues Festival
The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue — Magic Dick, Tommy Castro, Deanna Bogart and Bernard Allison
The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue at Bayfront Blues Festival
The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue at Bayfront Blues Festival
The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue at Bayfront Blues Festival
The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue at Bayfront Blues Festival
The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue at Bayfront Blues Festival
The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue at Bayfront Blues Festival
The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue at Bayfront Blues Festival

Edwin H. Gott got the blues

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The Edwin H. Gott arrived under the Lift Bridge as Mike Zito was on stage leaning into his guitar at the Bayfront Blues Festival on Sunday afternoon. The Gott came in for some blues and some gas before loading up on iron ore pellets at the BNSF dock in Superior. Those will go to steel mills in Toledo. Photo taken on August 10,2008
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 08-11-2008

Callaway leaving Bluesfest behind

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Behind the trees, the cymbals and the Hoopsnakes, the Cason J. Callaway departed under the Lift Bridge on Saturday afternoon. The Blues Festival continues today but we are getting to the end of the long line of boats waiting to load coal at Midwest Energy Resources. The Algolake is probably gone by now and the American Century is due out later this afternoon. Photo taken on August 09, 2008
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 08-10-2008

Block departs with the blues

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The Joseph L. Block went under the Lift Bridge on Friday afternoon, on its way to Two Harbors to load iron ore pellets. At the same time, Shannon Curfman was in the middle of her set at the Bayfront Blues Festival (above). Both the Blues and the boats continue today, most of the boats will be here for coal; 4 thousand footers, all loading coal, will come under the Lift Bridge to back up the Blues at Bayfront. Photo taken on August 08, 2008
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 08-09-2008

2008 Bayfront Blues Festival August 7-10, 2008

Anthony Gomes & the New Soul Cowboys

Friday, August 8, 2008
Centerville All Stars
Centerville All Stars
Shannon Curfman
Centerville All Stars
Centerville All Stars
Centerville All Stars
Shannon Curfman
Shannon Curfman
Shannon Curfman
Shannon Curfman
Shannon Curfman
Shannon Curfman
Shannon Curfman
Shannon Curfman
Shannon Curfman
Ruthie Foster
Ruthie Foster
Ruthie Foster
Ruthie Foster
Ruthie Foster
Ruthie Foster
Anthony Gomes & the New Soul Cowboys
Anthony Gomes & the New Soul Cowboys
Anthony Gomes & the New Soul Cowboys
Anthony Gomes & the New Soul Cowboys
Anthony Gomes & the New Soul Cowboys
Anthony Gomes & the New Soul Cowboys
Anthony Gomes & the New Soul Cowboys
Anthony Gomes & the New Soul Cowboys
Anthony Gomes & the New Soul Cowboys
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Shemekia Copeland
Shemekia Copeland
Saturday, August 9, 2008
Big Walter Smith and the Groove Merchants
Big Walter Smith and the
Big Walter Smith and the
The Rusty Wright Band
The Rusty Wright Band
The Rusty Wright Band
The Rusty Wright Band
The Rusty Wright Band
The Hoopsnakes
The Hoopsnakes
The Hoopsnakes
The Hoopsnakes
The Hoopsnakes
The Hoopsnakes
The Hoopsnakes
The Hoopsnakes
Sunday, August 10, 2008
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
Mike Zito
Mike Zito
Mike Zito
Mike Zito
Mike Zito
Mike Zito

American Mariner departs to the blues

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Fiona Boyes and the Fortune Tellers made it to the Bayfront Blues Festival stage on Sunday afternoon in time to sing to the Beluga Expectation leaving for Spain with wind turbine blades and the American Mariner departing with coal for Milwaukee. Above, she serenades the American Mariner. Photo taken on August 12, 2007.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 08-13-2007

Algolake comes to the Fest

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The Algolake came under the Lift Bridge on Saturday afternoon, in time for the mid afternoon set by Ross William Perry (above, left) at the Bayfront Blues Festival. The Algolake will be loading coal but probably didn’t leave until after the music was over. Longshoremen at the Port Terminal finished discharging wind turbine parts from the Beluga Expectation on Saturday and began to load the wind turbine blades that the ship will be taking back to Europe, possibly leaving this afternoon.The ship will have 5 of the 25 blades it is taking to Spain on the deck for all to see. That should be a nice addition to the Blues Festival. Photo taken on August 11, 2007.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 08-12-2007