Full Coverage of the 2010 IH Mississippi Valley Blues Festival Print
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Wednesday, 23 June 2010 05:55

Here you'll find links to all the content in the official guide to the 2010 IH Mississippi Valley Blues Festival -- taking place July 2 through 4 in Davenport's LeClaire Park -- along with previous coverage of this year's performers from the River Cities' Reader.

Friday, July 2
Bandshell (Performer bios)
5 p.m.: The Kinsey Report (2008 interview)
7 p.m.: Mud Morganfield (2010 interview)
9 p.m.: Bernard Allison
11 p.m.: Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials (2005 interview)
Tent Stage (Performer bios)
5 p.m.: Alvin "Little Pink" Anderson
6:30 p.m.: Caroline Shines
8:30 p.m.: Lurrie Bell Chicago Blues Band
10:30 p.m.: Shirley King (2010 interview)

Saturday, July 3
Bandshell (Performer bios)
1 p.m.: Steady Rollin' Blues Band
2:45 p.m.: Ana Popović (2010 interview)
4:30 p.m.: Zac Harmon (2010 interview)
6:15 p.m.: Vasti Jackson
8 p.m.: Quad City Symphony Orchestra
9:30 p.m. Fireworks Presented by Red, White, & Boom
10:30 p.m.: Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys
Tent Stage (Performer bios)
1:30 p.m.: Little Brother Jones
3:30 p.m.: Olga Wilhelmine with Cody Dickinson
5:30 p.m.: Little Joe McLerran
7:30 p.m.: Ruthie Foster (2010 interview)
9:30 p.m.: Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues
Free Workshops
1 p.m.: Olga Wilhelmine with Cody Dickinson
2:30 p.m.: Alvin "Little Pink" Anderson
4 p.m.: Rosie Ledet
5:30 p.m.: Billy Branch
BlueSKool
2:30 p.m.: David Berntson
3:45 p.m.: Winter Blues Academy Kids with Hal Reed & Ellis Kell
5 p.m.: Charles "Wsir" Johnson & the MLK Center Kids

Sunday, July 4
Bandshell (Performer bios)
2 p.m.: The Jimmys
4 p.m.: The Shawn Kellerman Band
6 p.m.: Reba Russell Band
7:45 p.m.: Doris Pierre Outstanding Volunteer Awards
8 p.m.: Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue Featuring Tommy Castro, Debbie Davies, Magic Dick, & Sista Monica (2010 interview with Tommy Castro)
Tent Stage (Performer bios)
2 p.m.: Bill Sims Jr. & Mark LaVoie
3:30 p.m.: Dave Riley & Bob Corritore
5:30 p.m.: The David Boykin Expanse
7:30 p.m.: Kim Massie (2010 interview)
9 p.m.: RiverRoad Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Hubert Sumlin
9:30 p.m.: The Nighthawks with Hubert Sumlin
Free Workshops
1 p.m.: Dave Riley & Bob Corritore
2:30 p.m.: David Horwitz, Blues Photography
4 p.m.: Bill Sims Jr. & Mark LaVoie
5:30 p.m.: Little Brother Jones
BlueSKool
2:30 p.m.: Charles "Wsir" Johnson & the MLK Center Kids
3:45 p.m.: Winter Blues Academy Kids with Hal Reed & Ellis Kell
5 p.m.: David Berntson

President's letter

Bios of workshop and BlueSKool leaders not performing on the bandshell or tent stage

Mississippi Valley Blues Society Web site

Ticket information

Advance tickets for the 2010 IH Mississippi Valley Blues Festival are available at all IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union locations, the River Center/Adler Theater Box Office, and through Ticketmaster. The price of an advance weekend pass for the Fest is $25. Individual Fest tickets at the gate will cost $15 on Friday, July 2, and Sunday, July 4. Saturday, July 3, is a special free-admission day in association with the Red, White, & Boom celebration in Davenport.

IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union and Mississippi Valley Blues Society members can purchase individual advance Fest tickets at a discounted rate of $12.50 each only at IH Misssissippi Valley Credit Union locations.

Children 14 and under will be admitted free if accompanied by an adult with a ticket. Tickets are good for admission only on the day printed on the ticket.