After months of work and months of anticipation, the 2010 Deep Blue Innovators Festival will be here this Saturday, October 23rd at the historic Rivoli Theatre.

It will be a special day of music and fellowship in the blues. Here are some highlights:

  • Blues festival pre-party Friday night at Galesburg’s Fat Fish Pub, featuring Little Joe McLerran
  • Blues guitar workshops featuring Little Joe McLerran and Scott Ainslie at the Buchanan Center for the Arts (starting at 10am)
  • Doors open at 2pm
  • Demonstrations by Brian Baugh and his students: homemade Diddley Bows and Cigar Box guitars
  • Try out Hahn Amplifiers custom tube amps: the Short Stack and the Signet
  • Eddie B’s famous ribs
  • A lineup of amazing musicians: Hayes & Fleming, Little Joe McLerran, Scott Ainslie, The Dave Specter Band and the Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • After-fest blues jam

We’ll see you at the show!

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