Stafford Springs Blues Festival

Just playing catch-up and posting a few pictures from the Fest.  The rain and all the threats of trouble the weathermen broadcasted did not stop the blues fans.


The bands included:

Sugar Ray and the Bluetones

Sugar Ray

Johnny Winter All Stars

Paul Nelson

Bobby T

Vanessa Collier with the Tommy Z Band








The Balkun Brothers






Ricky “King” Russell and the Cadillac Horns








Kosher Kid and the Incredible Amplifires








The Coffee Grinders.






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Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

One response to “Stafford Springs Blues Festival

  1. Ed Stack

    Nice pics.Glad you could keep your camera dry. Always one of my favorite Festivals.

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