Founded in 1993, the Regina Blues Association has been hosting the Mid-Winter Blues Festival for 22 years now. The 2016 festival runs Feb. 25-27. Here’s how the line-up breaks down:
MID-WINTER BLUES FESTIVAL KICK-OFF with Call Me Mildy and Billy Hughes & the Instigators at Bobby’s Place.
TERRAPLANE at Bushwakker, 8 p.m.
AZ PARIS BAND at Capitol Jazz Club.
HOODOO at Bushwakker, 9 p.m.
MID-WINTER BLUES FESTIVAL The Stillhouse Poets, Jeff Mertick Band, Mill Street Blue Band and Cecile Doo-Kingue at the Exchange, 7:30 p.m. $25.
MID-WINTER BLUES FESTIVAL Eddie & the House Rockers, Rita Chiarelli and Colin Linden at the Regina Performing Arts Centre, 7:30 p.m. $40.
BLUES SHOWCASE with MC Jeff “Redbeard” Corbett and Shane & Ethan Reoch, AZ Paris, Matt Kaip and Dan Silljer at Bushwakker, 1 p.m.
BLUESFEST AFTERNOON with Brian Templeton Trio (2 p.m.), Terraplane (3 p.m.) and Billy Highes & the Instigators (4 p.m.) at Lancaster Taphouse.
MID-WINTER BLUES FESTIVAL Apollo Cruz, MonkeyJunk and David Wilcox at Casino Regina, 7:30 p.m. $50, $55. [Sold-out]
MID-WINTER BLUES FESTIVAL AFTERPARTY with Apollo Cruz at the Capitol Jazz Club, 11 p.m.
You can find more information on the RBA website. And here’s video from 2014 of MonkeyJunk performing “Once Had Wings”