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Niagara Falls Blues Festival

Wed, Sep 21st 2016 06:00 pm
Lil' Ed & and the Blues Imperials
Lil' Ed & and the Blues Imperials

Despite some heavy rains, particularly on Saturday evening, the seventh annual Niagara Falls Blues Festival was a hit throughout the weekend, with thousands of visitors partaking in quality entertainment on Old Falls Street.

Presented by the Niagara Festival and Entertainment Group, the fest was a blend of blues at its finest - from Eddie Shaw and Wolfgang with special guest Donnie "Mr. Downchild Welsh" on Friday, to the legendary John Mayall of Chicago on Saturday, and Marsha McWilson and Friends, and later Claudette King, daughter of blues legend B.B. King, on Sunday.

In the photos, a performance by Lil' Ed & and the Blues Imperials; Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster pays tribute to John Mayall prior to his performance with the Blues Breakers; Popa Chubby jams in the tent as Saturday evening's performances wrap up. (Photos by Holly Cavanagh and Terry Duffy)

Lil' Ed & and the Blues Imperials 

John Mayall, left, with Mayor Paul Dyster. 

John Mayall 

Popa Chubby 

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