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Edmonton Blues Festival 2016 keeps fans dancing another year Special

Posted Aug 22, 2016 by Paula Kirman
The annual Edmonton Blues Festival took place on August 19, 20 and 21, and featured another weekend of music and dancing.
Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
The Hawrelak Park Amphitheatre was filled almost to capacity with blues music fans of all ages to enjoy different styles of the genre, from blues rock to Zydeco, to old-fashioned Austin blues.
Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Paul Oscher's Austin Blues All Stars was the first act on Saturday, and a highlight of the weekend. A former harmonica player in the legendary Muddy Waters' band, Oscher has gone on to have an international career, and has more recently settled in Austin where he performs regularly.
Paul Oscher. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Paul Oscher. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Fiona Boyes, from Australia, showed her incredible power on electric guitar. This was her third appearance at the Edmonton Blues Festival.
Fiona Boyes. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Fiona Boyes. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Sugar Brown (born Ken Kawashima), won the 2013 Toronto Blues Society talent search. Although he is a relative newcomer to the Canadian blues scene, his music comes across as professional and seasoned, with a modern sound.
Sugar Brown. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Sugar Brown. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
With her cat's eye glasses and amazing voice, Laura Rain and her band The Caesars brought some R&B to the festival.
Laura Rain. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Laura Rain. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
The legendary Lil' Jimmy Reed teamed up with British pianist Bob Hall for an incredible set that saw Reed go out into the audience a couple of times, without missing a note.
Lil  Jimmy Reed. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Lil' Jimmy Reed. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Bob Hall. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Bob Hall. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
British blues-rock band Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown closed the festival with their energetic vibes.
Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
New this year were "special guests" — local musicians who provided a couple of tweener sets on Saturday and Sunday, such as Bobby Cameron, a noted singer/songwriter and guitarist who is well-known in Edmonton's music scene.
Bobby Cameron. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.
Bobby Cameron. Edmonton Blues Festival 2016.