Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: June 18 to 21, 2015

 

Lehigh River Blues Jam Celebrates its 10th Year in the Lehigh Valley – Line-up Announced

 

Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater

 

Catasauqua, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, April 8, 2015 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - The borough of Catasauqua is taking a leap with its 10-year anniversary celebration of the Lehigh River Blues Jam (LRBJ) on June 18-21, 2015 at Catasauqua Municipal Park, 500 American St., Catasauqua, PA (Lehigh Valley). Thursday and Sunday rain location at Pitcher's. Bev Conklin, who runs the event, has received a major budget incentive and sponsorships to hire national recording artists for the first time. The LRBJ Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to 80-year old Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater.  Eddy will headline Saturday, June 20th at 8:30 pm.

 

Admission: Thursday: Free; Friday: $10; Saturday: $15; Sunday: $5. Purchase discounted tickets online through June 15: www.lehighriverbluesjam.com. No glass, pets, or coolers are allowed.
 
The 4-day schedule:
 
Thursday – June 18 (6-10 pm)
6:00-10:00     Free Preview Night Open Jam by The BC Combo
 
Friday – June 19 (6-10 pm)
6:00-6:50       Blue Jay Slim & The Tone Blasters
7:10-8:10       Little Red Rooster
8:30-10:00     Shakura S’Aida
 
Saturday – June 20 (noon-10 pm)
12:00-1:15     Norman Taylor
1:30-2:30       Skyla Burrell
2:50-3:55       BLUz VIPz
4:15-5:15       Mike Farris
5:45-6:30       Lee DelRay
6:50-8:10       Miss Melanie & The Valley Rats
8:30-10:00     Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater
 
Sunday – June 21 (noon-6 pm)
1:00-3:00       2nd Story Blues Alliance–International Blues Challenge
3:15-4:30       The Stumble
4:45-6:00       Steve Brosky’s Lil’ Big Band


 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Bev Conklin

Email: info@lehighriverbluesjam.com

Phone: 800.241.6246

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

Lehigh River Blues Jam

PO Box 20325, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, 18002

Web: www.lehighriverbluesjam.com

 

 Condensed Version  

 

Lehigh River Blues Jam Celebrates its 10th Year in the Lehigh Valley – Line-up Announced

The borough of Catasauqua is taking a leap with its 10-year anniversary celebration of the Lehigh River Blues Jam (LRBJ) on June 18-21, 2015 at Catasauqua Municipal Park, 500 American St., Catasauqua, PA (Lehigh Valley). Thursday and Sunday rain location at Pitcher's. Bev Conklin, who runs the event, has received a major budget incentive and sponsorships to hire national recording artists for the first time.  The LRBJ Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to 80-year old Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater.  Eddy will headline Saturday, June 20th at 8:30 pm. Admission: Thursday: Free; Friday: $10; Saturday: $15; Sunday: $5. Purchase discounted tickets online through June 15: www.lehighriverbluesjam.com. No glass, pets, or coolers are allowed. 

Event Name: Lehigh River Blues Jam

Event Date: June 18 to 21, 2015

Event Location: Catasauqua Municipal Park, 501 American St., Catasauqua, PA

Admission: Thursday: Free; Friday: $10; Saturday: $15; Sunday: $5

Web: www.lehighriverbluesjam.com 

 


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