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Schedule for the 2015 Festival!

This year’s theme is “Hooked on the Blues.”
As always the festival is FREE to the public.

Information is in chronological order

Thursday Sept. 10th:
9th Annual Memorial Pine Ave. Classic Car and Bike Cruise
to meet at Sal Maglie Stadium (1200 Hyde Park Blvd.) at 5pm, leaving to cruise at 6pm.
The cruise goes down Pine Ave and ends at Old Falls St. where the festival is held.
7pm-10:30 Dan Sturner’s In The Pocket Band from WNY performing in the beer tent following cruise.
Friday Sept. 11:
4pm – 11pm
1. MR. CONRAD and The Excellos from WNY
2. BIG SMOOTH and the HELLRAISERS from Detroit
3. EDDIE SHAW and the WOLFGANG from Chicago
and DONNIE “Mr. Downchild” WALSH from Toronto
**After the show, late night jam in our beer tent**
Steve Grills  from Rochester
***Special LATE NIGHT show at FOLEY’S Tavern just off the LaSalle Expressway on Buffalo Ave.
Dan Sterner’s In the Pocket will be performing with special guest, Cheryl Arena! Playing til at least 2am!
Saturday Sept. 12th:
Noon – 11pm
1. Junk Yard Dogs from Niagara Falls
2. Freight Train Parker with Sharon Bailey & Pat Harrington from WNY
3. HOWARD and the WHITE BOYS from Chicago
4. MARK HUMMEL and the GOLDEN STATE LONE STAR REVIEW from Castro Valley, CA featuring Little Charlie and Anson Funderburgh

5. JIMMY THACKERY &The Drivers originally from Washington DC with special guest Bruce Katz

6. CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE from Mississippi
7. The FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS featuring Kim Wilson from TX

**After the show, late night jam in our beer tent**
Special Guests JON DRETTO  of Rochester and CHERYL ARENA of Boston, MA performing with The JUNKYARD DOGS

Sunday Sept. 13th:
Gospel Brunch with MARSHA MCWILSON at 10:30am
Noon – 7pm
1. ACES and EIGHTS from Niagara Falls
3 Marsha McWilson of Niagara Falls

2. Imperial Garage Super Jam hosted by The ELECTRAS
    with JOE BEARD from Rochester and CHERYL ARENA from Boston, MA
3. The NIGHTHAWKS from Washington, DC
Support our vendors to keep this event free!
                      no coolers please