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Blues on the Willamette 2019
August 31, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blues on the Willamette – Labor Day Weekend 2019
August 31 – September 2, 2019
12 noon – 5 pm
Join Arcane Cellars in Salem for BLUES ON THE WILLAMETTE Labor Day weekend – three days of great wine, classic blues, artisan vendors and food. Located right on the scenic Willamette River, the festival includes a blues concert daily, artisan craft vendors, camping in the vineyard, a Sip & Paint class, and food truck service.
Here’s the music line-up:
- Saturday 8/31 Bottleneck Blues Band 1 – 4 pm
- Sunday 9/1 King Louie & Friends 1 – 4 pm
- Monday 9/2 Ty Curtis 1 – 4 pm
Big Dave’s “Sample This” Barbeque will be on-site all three days serving up their awesome food. Beer and sodas always available. https://www.facebook.com/samplethisbbq/
8/31/2019 Bottleneck Blues Band
Bottleneck is fronted by Noah Bell and is backed up by an all-star lineup with Randy Monroe on the bass guitar (Linda Hornbuckle Band), Franklin Spicer (Pegasus Project) on keys and Don Worth (Lloyd Jones) kickin’ the drums. Bottleneck plays red-hot funky dance blues designed to make your body move. They are currently debuting new material on their second album “Storm Bringer.” The title track is going to be featured on next year’s KGON’s Waterfront Blues Festival 2019 CD. Their first CD “Twenty First Century Blues” was warmly received and the second has been doing even better. The band keeps getting big and better shows. They are currently in a regular rotation of regional clubs.
Not to be pigeonholed these guys consistently cross over for the younger rock audience as well! The performances and growing fan base are proof that if you’re looking for a band that people can understand and dance to these are your boyz!
“We are followers of the three Kings: BB, Albert, and Freddie. We also listen to a lot of Buddy Guy, Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters.”
If you’re from out of town – or just want to get away from town – plan to spend the weekend camping on our grassy field behind the winery amongst the vines. Each space is just $20 for the first night and $15 for each additional night. Learn more here.
Hours & Cost
A full tasting menu ($10 tasting fee) is available from 12 noon to 1 pm only on music Sundays and includes your cover fee for music. After 1 a $5 cover fee applies with glass pours and bottle purchases only. Cellar Club members are always free. For more information please call the winery at 503.868.7076.