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Welcome to the
SOUL OF THE BLUES
SUMMER FESTIVAL

Tues. July 26 - Sun. July 31, 2005


SOUL OF THE BLUES, a monthly series of Blues and Soul concerts at Greenwich Village's famous Cornelia Street Cafe, is delighted to present its first Summer Festival - six straight nights of the best live Blues and Soul music by some of the finest artists and bands from the Tri-State area (and beyond)!

In this great city of New York with its eight million people, there is NOTHING ELSE like it.

The best in authentic country blues, jammin' blues-rock, horn-driven soul and even modern R&B will be represented during the Festival's six nights.  But this is no outdoor free-for-all, with all the attendant woes -  paying those high admission charges, parking, worrying about the weather, drinking plastic cups of warm beer, hoping the food vendors have washed their hands.  There'll be NONE OF THAT at Cornelia Street Cafe, a classy, intimate venue in the heart of Manhattan's most legendary arts district. 

Cornelia Street Cafe is located at 29 Cornelia St. (just off Bleecker St.) in Manhattan's Greenwich Village neighborhood.
SCHEDULE:
Tues. July 26 -  8:30 PM to 11 PM
Wed. July 27 - 8:30 PM to 11 PM
Thurs. July 28 - 8:30 PM to 11 PM
Fri. July 29 - 8:30 PM to 1 AM
Sat. July 30 - 8:30 PM to 1 AM
Sun. July 31 - 7 PM to 11 PM

ADMISSION:
- $7 on Tues., Wed. & Thurs.
- $10 on Fri., Sat. & Sun.
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- Six-Night Festival Pass, $40
plus $6 food/drink minimum

SEATING:
General admission.  It's a small place!  Arrive promptly to see a particular artist.  Scroll down for artists' scheduled start times.

FOOD:
Full dinner menu available.

GETTING THERE:
Click here for directions via subway or car



FULL SCHEDULE
Tuesday, July 26
8:30 - Carol Thomas
9:15 - Sweet Suzi Smith and the Blues Experience
10:00 Lil' Cliff & the Cliffhangers
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Wednesday, July 27
8:30 - Bennett Harris
9:15 - Tommy Keys
10:00 - Blue Number Nine
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Thursday, July 28
8:30 - Danielle Miraglia
9:15 - Kevin So and Midnight Snack
10:00 - T-Bone and the Hatchetmen feat. Frannie Mae
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Friday, July 29
8:30 - Tony Jarvis
9:30 - Kerry Kearney Band
10:30 - Melissa Mulligan
11:45 - Breakaway
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Saturday, July 30
8:30 - Layla DaVias and Aviv Roth
9:30 - Hot Button All-Stars
10:30 - The Shades
11:45 - TBA
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Sunday, July 31
7:00 - Sam Hooper Group
8:00 - Georgie "The Blacksmith" Bonds
9:00 - Little Toby Walker
10:00 - Pecan Pie with Halley DeVestern