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Published April 12 2012

Copeland, Cotton to headline Blues Fest

FARGO – The 17th annual Fargo Blues Festival has announced the lineup for the two-day concert at Newman Outdoor Field.

Headliners are singer Shemekia Copeland on July 27 and James Cotton on July 28.

The first day kicks off with Blues Tonic at 2 p.m., followed by Everett Smithson Band, Harper, Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King, Ronnie Baker Brooks and Copeland closing out the night beginning at 9 p.m.

The 28th opens at noon with The Levee, followed by the Bluedog Blues Band, Lightnin’ Malcolm Band, Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang, Bernard Allison and Cotton starting the finale at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $30 for the two-day early bird deal, $25 for single day passes or $80 for a backstage package. Camping is available.

Tickets are available now at Mother’s Music, Happy Harry’s Bottle Shop and starting June 1 at Hornbacher’s Foods.

For more information go to fargobluesfest.com or call (866) 552-5837.