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12th annual Paramount Music Fest
September 1, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - September 3, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Celebrating record company Paramount Records milestone 100th year, Paramount Music Fest is thrilled to present it’s 12th Annual Fest of three days of live blues and rock music September 1-3 at Port Washington’s Coal Dock Park (190 S Wisconsin St, Port Washington, WI). A full schedule of music can be found here (with two stages running on Saturday):
The centerpiece of the entire weekend takes place at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, when an amazing array of Chicago blues legends come together for a once-in-a-lifetime performance. The all-star lineup consists of:
-dazzling harmonica master Billy Branch and his band, Sons of Blues
-southpaw guitarist Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater
-former Muddy Waters and Magic Slim guitarist John Primer
-ex-Howlin’ Wolf and Paul Butterfield Blues Band drummer Sam Lay (inventor of the “double shuffle”)
-and harmonica stalwart Corky Siegel, once the co-leader of the Siegel-Schwall Blues Band and more recently the founder of the blues/classical hybrid Chamber Blues.
Queen of the Blues, Shemekia Copeland also performs on Saturday at 6:45 pm.
More on the record company here:
There will be ample food and drink (non-alcoholic and alcoholic) for purchase, and outside food/drink can not be brought in.
Doors open at 4:30 pm on September 1 and the Fest rocks on through until 9 pm on Sunday night.
Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and pop-up tents for shading. Shuttles are available to and from the Festival site.
Kids under 16 are free with a paying adult.
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