The Marquette Area Blues Fest Is This Weekend In Marquette!

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Thornetta Davis on stage at the 2017 Marquette Area Blues Fest.

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 15th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest is happening this weekend in Downtown Marquette.

Marquette Area Blues Society Board Member Mark Hamari joined the Sunny Morning Show today to share the latest details of the U.P.’s biggest blues bash.

Hamari shared the schedule of performers at the festival and added that the festival starts Friday, August 31st with a free show featuring two regional touring bands.

Gates open at 5:00 p.m. at Mattson Lower Harbor Park.

Hamari also said that by doing two of shifts of volunteering throughout the weekend, they can get a free festival T-shirt and get their full ticket price reimbursed, making it a free show.

Find the full festival schedule, ticket information and how to sign up to be a volunteer by heading to


LISTEN IN – Mark Hamari with more about the 15th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest.

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