CANCELS 2009 EDITION AND MAY NOT RETURN
This year would have marked the event’s 37th anniversary, making it one of the longest continuously held blues gatherings in the U.S. Over the years, the festival, usually held in September at Fort Mason, has hosted everyone from Buddy Guy to Allen Toussaint to John Lee Hooker, as well as up & coming talent from around the nation. The 2008 installment included Johnny Winter, Hot Tuna, Buckwheat Zydeco and Elvin Bishop.
Currently, the festival’s website has not posted the cancellation.
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The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner has confirmed Tom Petty died due to an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.
Last night’s The Avett Brothers concert began with the band covering The Cranberries in tribute to Dolores O’Riordan, who passed away this week at the age of 46.
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