2011 Blues On The Red Line-up

James Armstrong

Grand Forks, ND (April 15, 2011) – The Greater Grand Forks CVB is pleased to announce the 2011 Blues on the Red music series line up.
·         Saturday, June 25, 2011
o   Headliner – James Armstrong from Michigan
o   Opener – Deb Jenkins Band from Fargo
·         Saturday, July 23, 2011
o   Headliner – Big George Jackson from Minneapolis
o   Opener – PeatMoss from Grand Forks
·         Saturday, August 27, 2011
o   Headliner – Lamont Cranston Band from Minneapolis
o   Opener – Austin James Band from Grand Forks

The event, presented by the City of Grand Forks, the Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau and Canad Inns Destination Center, is in its fourth year.  Canad Inns is hosting the beer garden and a barbecue food vending area.  The music will get rolling at 6 p.m. and last until 10 p.m., and admission is free to all.  Lawn chairs welcome!

The first Blues on the Red was held August 9, 2008, with well over 600 people convening in Town Square. 
The local planning committee consists of Cheri Reitmeier, Town Square Farmer’s Market and Canad Inns; Greg Hoover, Urban Development; Brad Gengler, City of Grand Forks; and Julie Rygg, Deb Stewart and James Feist, all of the CVB.  

For more information about Blues on the Red, contact Julie Rygg, Executive Director, at 701.746.0444 or julie@visitgrandforks.com.