March 20 Official 2017 Launch

By March 15, 2017News

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                        March 15, 2017



Bluesfest Windsor Announces
Three Iconic Bands To Power-Up Festival Plaza

Windsor Bluesfest Windsor President, Robert Petroni, together with the Board of Directors, is pleased to announce that the following legendary bands will be among a diverse and high-powered lineup performing at Festival Plaza during the four-day event:

The Fabulous Thunderbirds Featuring Kim Wilson
Friday, July 14, 9:10 pm – 10:40 pm
Saturday, July 15, 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Stray Cat’s Slim Jim Phantom
Sunday, July 16, 8:00 pm – 9:10 pm

“We decided to announce these bands early, due to their incredible fan following and in conjunction with our online ticket sales,” said Mr. Petroni. “They are classics, well-known world-wide and consistently sellout their high-energy performances. They’re especially notable as key acts providing direct support for three of our four headliners,” added Mr. Petroni. Artists’ profiles and details are available at and at the March 22 news conference.

Media representatives are cordially invited to attend the official launch of LiUNA!Bluesfest 2017 as we announce a full weekend lineup of celebrated, award-winning blues artists and sought-after blues rockers eager to shake up the Windsor-Detroit waterfront. Thirty bands and counting, from classic blues and blues rock to folk blues and rockabilly, will excite fans with soul-wrenching and highly-charged performances overlooking the twin city skylines between July 13-16 at Festival Plaza.

Please join us!
LiUNA! Bluesfest 2017, Official Launch.

Wednesday, March 22
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Windsor Star News Café
300 Ouellette Ave – 3rd floor

Live music featuring The Soulminors
Refreshments/Light snacks

For Information contact:
Robert Petroni
President, Bluesfest Windsor
Tel. 519. 564.9522

About: Bluesfest Windsor is a not-for- profit organization established in 2014 comprised of a volunteer Board of Directors, Advisory Board and Special Committee members committed to providing Windsor and Essex County with an annual, premier concert festival and a notable regional tourist attraction. Bluesfest Windsor supports and sponsors community charities and Keeping the Blues Alive initiatives for all ages.


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