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July 16, 2pm, Sylvan Beach
on the eastern shore of Oneida Lake

ANNUAL BLUES PICNIC

Free and open to the public, donations encouraged!

The Mohawk Valley Blues Society presents the Annual BLUES PICNIC.  Three blistering blues bands will provide all the blues you can use on Sunday July 16, from 2:00 to 7:30pm, rain or shine.

Ron Spencer Band

Funky Blu Roots

Bruce Katz Band

It's all happening at Waterfront park on the eastern shore of Oneida Lake in Sylvan Beach, south of the sandy beach area (see map -- marker is at approximate location of stage).

Sponsors for our picnic include:

Bank of Utica

Sunrise Building Supply

Ellis Family Chiropractic

Coldwell Banker - Faith Properties

Northern Safety and Industrial

 

 
 

 

 


2ND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH - MVBS JAMS AT UTICA BREWS, 809 COURT ST., UTICA, NY 

A second Jam will be added in the fall, TBA.

AS ALWAYS, ADMISSION AT THE DOOR IS $2 FOR MVBS MEMBERS, $4 FOR NON-MEMBERS.

 

Join the MVBS

Enjoy a lifetime membership for a one-time fee of only $30! Membership entitles you to:

  • Reduced price admission to all events, except for fundraisers.
  • Reduced admission fee to all of the monthly jams.
  • Attend, participate and vote in open meetings. 

 

 

The Mohawk Valley Blues Society has hosted monthly blues jams, several major blues festivals, school presentations, charity events and concerts by touring blues artists, including Magic Slim and the Teardrops, Carl Weathersby, the Holmes Brothers, C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Lousiana Band, Sharee Williams, Coco Montoya, Duke Robillard and Jerry Portnoy, Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials, John Hammond, the Nighthawks, Jimmy Thackery, Roxanne Potvin, Dave Gross, and many others. 

 

Monthly Jams

The MVBS Jams are open to all blues musicians, and give our member artists a chance to play with each other, network and explore musically. For non-member jammers, they are an opportunity to see what the society is about, and why they should consider becoming a member. 

 

 

©2017 Mohawk Valley Blues Society 
The Mohawk Valley Blues Society is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization.  

"Mohawk Valley Blues Society, hereinafter also referred to as the society, shall operate as a not for profit corporation organized exclusively for charitable, educational, religious, or scientific purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Service Code, for the following purposes:

1) To bring the love of blues to our region by providing live entertainment to the Mohawk Valley area.

2) To offer blues artists another outlet in which to carry on the tradition and art of the blues.

3) To increase awareness of and educate people from all walks of life to have an appreciation for the blues."