Fourth Annual Historic Wallace Blues Festival

July 10 - 12, 2015
RECAP: 17 performers on 6 stages

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This year, the pressure was off: since we made it into the Inland Empire's Blues Hall of Fame with our first three festivals, we are no longer in competition for the Best Blues Festival of 2015, 2016 or 2017. (But we will be nevertheless.) Each year things are learned that make the next festival run even smoother. This year, we added workshops and extra vendors, but kept most everything else the same. The blocking of Fifth Street between Pine and Cedar again created a popular dance floor in front of the Red Light Garage. And with the Cedar Street Stage right around the corner, the Friday night turnout was our best ever. On Saturday we were blessed with the first rain in more than two months. Since our last major forest fire was in 1910, we were happy to dance in the welcome rain... and even more happy when it stopped by mid-afternoon. I danced around town for 5 hours on Friday and 12 hours on Saturday taking 480 pictures. This broke both soles on my hiking boots, but I ended up with good photos for all the performers. webwork by Marsh Scientific Services in progress Now I'm presenting the best ones on this recap page. This could take a while, so please keep checking back.

Thank you for your interest in Wallace Idaho,
Greg Marsh, Ph.D.
Marsh Scientific Services

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2015 Historic Wallace Blues Festival
Friday July 10th
Red Light Garage Polly O'Keary & The Rhythm Method 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Sammy Eubanks 9:00 - 11:30 PM
Cedar Street Stage Sara Brown Band 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Mason Stone Band 9:30 - midnight
The Fainting Goat John Kelly 6:30 - 10:00 PM
Saturday July 11th
Main Stage Polly O'Keary & The Rhythm Method noon - 1:20 PM
Ben Rice Band 2:00 - 3:20 PM
Studebaker John 4:00 - 5:20 PM
Too Slim & The Taildraggers 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Kenny Neal 8:00 - 9:30 PM
Sammy Eubanks - All Star Jam 10:00 - midnight
Beer Garden Doghouse Boyz 1:20 - 2:00 PM
Jim Tilden Brown 3:20 - 4:00 PM
Doghouse Boyz 5:20 - 6:00 PM
Jim Tilden Brown 7:30 - 8:00 PM
Doghouse Boyz 9:30 - 10:00 PM
Red Light Garage Sara Brown Band noon - 2:00 PM
Charlie Butts & The Filter Tips 2:30 - 4:30 PM
Atomic Jive 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Atomic Blues Band 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Anita Royce & The High Rollers 10:00 - midnight
Cedar Street Stage Mason Stone Band 11:00 AM
Mason Stone Band 1:20 PM
Mason Stone Band 3:20 PM
Mudslide Charley 5:20 PM
Mudslide Charley 7:30 PM
Mudslide Charley 9:30 PM
The Fainting Goat John Kelly noon - 2:00 PM
Jeff Aker 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Jeff Aker 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Sunday July 12th
Elk Lodge Pancake Breakfast The Sara Brown Band 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Friday, July 10, 2015
Friday, 6:08 PM
6:08 PM
Anticipation under ominous skies!
Friday, 6:17 PM
6:17 PM
locals like Jim help get the main stage up each year
Friday, 6:22 PM
6:22 PM
Hugh is responsible for ticket sales and gate operations
Friday, 7:13 PM
7:13 PM
Polly O'Keary at the Red Light Garage
Friday, 7:13 PM
7:13 PM
Polly rocks!
Friday, 7:13 PM
7:15 PM
Polly amps up the crowd's energy
Friday, 7:13 PM
7:13 PM
Polly plays to the ENTIRE audience!
Friday, 7:19 PM
7:19 PM
Friday, 7:30 PM
7:30 PM
The Cedar Street Stage is halfway between the Metals and Dayrock Bars
Friday, 7:32 PM
7:32 PM
The Sara Brown Band sets up on Cedar Street
Friday, 7:35 PM
7:35 PM
Sara gets the ball rollin'
Friday, 7:38 PM
7:38 PM
Sara's band fully engaged
Friday, 8:04 PM
8:04 PM
John Kelly
Friday, 8:09 PM
8:09 PM
The Fainting Goat Wine Bar is a great venue for acoustic blues
  Friday, 8:14 PM
8:14 PM
Sammy Eubanks on the Cedar Street Stage
Friday, 8:14 PM
8:14 PM
Tom and Bill, key festival organizers


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