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August 17, 2012

Chenango to host 2 days of blues


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The Chenango County Fairgrounds in Norwich will be the place for the 20th annual Chenango Blues Festival today and Saturday.

The festival kicks off at 6 p.m. today with free concerts featuring Papa Grows Funk, Anders Osborne and Murali Coryell.

The night will be followed by a day starting at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The festival headliners are JJ Grey & Mufro -- who will play at 8:40 p.m. on the Sheffield Bio-Science Infield Stage -- and Voice of the Wetlands All Stars, who will play at 6 p.m.

Others performing Saturday include Duke Robillard, Davina and the Vagabonds, Bill "The Sauce Boss" Wharton and Townsley & Rochford.

The event will also include vendors, tent camping, a children's tent, giant inflatables and more.

Tickets are $25 in advance or $20 at the gate.

Those 17 years old and younger attending are free.

The fairgrounds are off East Main Street in Norwich.

For more information and a complete concert schedule, go to www.chenangobluesfest.org.