Annual summer blues festival early-bird tickets still available

Early bird tickets for the Summertime Blues Festival are available until the end of the month.

The special price of $75 for a three-day pass or $40 for a single day ends June 30. After that, cost is $106 and $44, respectively.

The blues festival is set for Aug. 26-28 at Maffeo Sutton Park. Included in the lineup so far are Downchild Blues Band, Jim Byrnes, Duke Robillard and Nanaimo’s own David Gogo.

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