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October 11, 2010

Beating the Blues

Filed under: Uncategorized — kylelawrence @ 2:34 am

Close musical community and a few lucky breaks help Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival weather setbacks. By Kyle Mullin for New Brunswick’s Telegraph Journal, Sept. 6 2010

Nothing but the blues can make your bruises ooze beauty, nothing else can whistle sweet harmonies to your wounds. That was the sentiment Fredericton’s Harvest Jazz and Blues co-ordinators clung to during the tumultuous process of arranging this year’s festival, which kicks off next week.

“We could’ve almost written our own blues song,” said programming director Brent Staeben with a chuckle that comes much easier now that the festival has secured eleventh hour replacements for many of this year’s key acts.

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