Blues at the Garfield : Sue Foley Band on October 7th

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photo-by-alanmesser-01The multi-award winning musician and one of the “finest blues and roots artists working today”, Sue Foley, is coming to Chestertown. Foley spent her childhood in Canada, mesmerized by her father’s guitar and started her professional career at age sixteen. By twenty-one, she was living in Austin, TX and recording for Antone’s—the esteemed record label and historic nightclub founded by blues aficionado, Clifford Antone. Foley’s first release, Young Girl Blues, found her working and sharing the stage with legendary artists such as BB King, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, and Jimmy Rogers. She won the prestigious Juno Award (Canadian equivalent of the Grammy) for her CD, Love Coming Down in 2000, holds the record for the most Maple Blues Awards photo-by-alanmesser-03(seventeen) as well as three Trophees de Blues de France and garnered several nominations at the International Blues Music Awards in Memphis, TN.

This is the fifth concert in the six-part “Blues at the Garfield” series, which culminates with The Nighthawks in concert on November 11th. Tickets to see the Sue Foley Band are $30 for general admission and $20 for students with ID.  They can be purchased at the Garfield Box Office, online at www.garfieldcenter.org or by calling 410-810-2060.

The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre is located at 210 High Street in Chestertown.

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