Mid-Winter Blues Festival

Presented by the Regina Blues Association, this annual festival gets going with a free satellite series on Monday, Feb. 23 with the main ticketed festival running Feb. 26-28. Here’s a breakdown of who is playing where when.

Main Festival (Ticketed)

Thursday 26

Apollo Cruz, Spellbound, Billy Hughes and Double Down, and Richie Pollack and Someone Else’s Kids at the Exchange, 7:30 p.m. $20. All ages.

Friday 27

The Perpetrators, J.W. Jones, Tinsley Ellis at the Regina Performing Centre, 7:30 p.m. $35. All ages.

Saturday 28

Tracy K & Her Right Hand Band, Rick Vito and the Lucky Devils, Rick Estrin and the Night Cats at Casino Regina, 7:30 p.m. $40 door. 19+.

Satellite Festival (Free)

Monday 23

Evan Chambers & the Third Alarm at Bushwakker, 8 p.m.

Tuesday 24

Mill Street Blues Band at Lancaster Taphouse, 8 p.m.

Wednesday 25

Call Me Mildly Band at Bushwakker, 8 p.m.

Saturday 28

Shane Reoch Trio with Jeff Mertick Band, Billy & Karen and Az Paris at Bushwakker, 1 p.m.

Stillhouse Poets with Brian Templeton Duo and Big Bad Storm at Lancaster Taphouse, 2 p.m. All ages.

You can find more information on most of the acts on the Regina Blues Association website. And to get the groove going here’s the Perpetrators performing Smokes ‘N Chicken:

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