Chenango Blues Festival


The 29th annual Chenango Blues Festival is held each August in beautiful central New York. The festival is led by Eric and Pam Larsen, along with an army of wonderful volunteers. Pre-festival includes a Summer Concert Series held on Thursdays. The festival kicks-off Friday evening and ends Saturday night.


Kicking off the event on Thursday night at East Park in Norwich, NY was the Nate Gross Band. Nate has been performing for over 25 years; check out his band page: https://www.musicbynategross.com/home Mike Zito closed out the night with a blistering set of blues. Check out this video shot by Blues Broad: https://youtu.be/oLacMo52q9g

The Chenango Blues Festival kicked off Friday night with outstanding performances by the Hi-Jivers, Angel Forrest, and Popa Chubby.


Here are some clips:

Hi-Jivers https://youtu.be/sUEOFiy-1qY and https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/846729509630504/

Angel Forrest: https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/836331624194592/

Popa Chubby https://youtu.be/nSg1iFCgf64 and https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/772469577412842/


There were two stages on Saturday; performances under the Tent stage included Corey Harris & Cedric Watson, EG Kight Trio, Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps, and Southern Avenue.


Here are some clips:

Corey Harris & Cedric Watson: https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/630786398463363/

EG Kight Trio https://youtu.be/NSQfIYac8PU and https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/439892971511984/

Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps: https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/836331624194592/

Southern Avenue https://youtu.be/cOk651n5q-E

On the main stage, performances included Misty Blues Band, Annika Chambers, Altered Five Blues Band, Nick Moss with Dennis Gruenling, and Jimmie Vaughan.


Here are some clips of:

Misty Blues Band: https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/1048015709236532/

Annika Chambers: https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/476314527304399/

Altered Five Blues Band: https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/3311335132418574/ and

https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/453691486791978/

Nick Moss with Dennis Greunling: https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/1164699687420054/

Jimmie Vaughan: https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/1190577471511073/ , https://www.facebook.com/100000157691069/videos/598223585123872/





Photos courtesy of Black Kat Blues, Martin Goettsch

Videos courtesy of YouTube: BluesMama11, Blues Broad; Facebook: Mark Peet,

14 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All