FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Heidi Lutz, Director of Marketing
The Pennsylvania Blues Festival
& Blue Mountain Ski Area
Announce Line-Up for July 30th & 31st 2011
“Celebrating 20 Years of Blues in the Poconos” :
Palmerton, Pennsylvania (18 April 2011) -- Michael Cloeren, Founder & Producer of the Pocono Blues Festival,(1992-2010) is Proud to announce the Pennsylvania Blues Festival’s – Line –Up; to be held at Blue Mountain’s Ski Area’s - Valley Lodge Saturday July 30th & Sunday July 31st 2011, “Celebrating 20 Years of Blues in the Pocono’s”.
“The setting is beautiful, a natural amphitheater and acoustically perfect; Our goal with this year’s lineup is to showcase 15 National & International acoustic, electric, traditional & contemporary Blues, Soul, Sacred Steel Gospel and New Orleans styles of music; Seven of these artists are returning after making major impacts on Pocono audiences and the other eight artists have never performed before in the Pocono’s.” states Michael Cloeren.
The festival will take place over two days; Saturday July 30th & Sunday July 31st 2011; and will be staged on 2 stages, a tent stage and an outdoor main stage, and a special feature of the festival will be the Friday Night Pre-Fest Jam hosted by Chicago’s own Studebaker John & The Hawks & Saturday Night Post-Fest Jam to be held on site which will be hosted by Baltimore’s own Big Daddy Stallings and his seven piece Band.
The Pennsylvania Blues Festival will feature over 60 of the most eclectic Artists and Artisans from all over the country selling their wares who will be conveniently situated between the two stages, along with a selection of food vendors serving everything from Soul food to everything in between.
Blue Mountain will be offering basic on-site camping, for those who like to sleep under the stars….all are welcome - Rv’s, pop-up’s, trailers and of course tents!
For all Ticket info, Lodging and Directions please go to www.skibluemt.com