Bluestock 2011: Buddy Guy Tommy Castro, Elvin Bishop, Tab


Radio Woodstock and Steve & Jeff Simon Presents will bring Bluestock to Hunter Mountain, NY August 26- 28, 2011. The three-day festival will feature numerous top blues artists at the scenic Hunter Mountain Ski Center, the home of the annual Mountain Jam Music Festival.

“Bluestock is our vision of 'Woodstock meets The Blues Cruise.' Three days of non-stop world-class Blues entertainment in a magical outdoor setting,” says Steve Simon, Founder and Blues Boss of Steve & Jeff Simon Presents.

“Co-promoting with Steve & Jeff Simon Presents is a marriage made in heaven,” adds Gary Chetkof, Founder and President of Radio Woodstock. “Two great festival production companies united by their enormous love for the blues.”

Buddy Guy by Rod Snyder
Bluestock 2011 Initial Lineup

Buddy Guy
Tommy Castro & LRBR
Elvin Bishop
Curtis Salgado Big Band
Ronnie Baker Brooks
Tab Benoit
Moreland & Arbuckle
Mitch Woods & Billy Gibson
Alexis P. Suter
Reba Russell
Shakura S’Aida
Zac Harmon
Trampled Under Foot
Bob Margolin & Matt Hill
Ty Curtis
Bruce Katz
Albert Cummings
Port City Prophets

Non-stop music will take place throughout the weekend on two stages. Additionally, Bluestock will host a late night “Blues Club” at in the lodge at Hunter Mountain that will extend the weekend’s entertainment into the early morning hours. The festival will also present an array of attractions, as well as unique gourmet food and beverages and fabulous craft vendors. Attractions will include a mountain Skyride and New York Zipline Adventures’ canopy zipline tour, North America’s longest zipline.

Located a few shorts hours from anywhere in the Northeast, Hunter Mountain boasts breath-taking mountain views amidst rolling green valleys and hills. The Hunter Mountain Ski Lodge provides Bluestock attendees with 24-hour access to both food and indoor bathrooms. Along with on-site tent camping and an RV area, Bluestock offers a variety of alternative accommodations including nearby hotels, lodges, local vacation homes and mountainside condominiums including luxury suites at Hunter’s Kaatskill Mountain Club.

Festival Passes, both with and without camping, as well as VIP Festival Passes (with camping included) are now on sale at at Early Bird prices. Festival Passes are available for $99.00 without camping $114.00 with camping. VIP Festival Passes are on sale for $340.00 and include access to the campgrounds. Single day tickets will be on-sale at a later date.

[Published on: 1/21/11]

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