Roots and Blues announces full 2019 festival lineup

The Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival has named the last of its lineup for this year’s festival, the 27th annual, which will run from Aug. 15 to Aug. 18 in Salmon Arm.

On Friday, Tal National will kicks things off on the main stage, followed by Tristan Le Govic and Early Spirit. The Jim Cuddy Band will headline the festival's opening night.

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Hamiltones will start of the main stage music on Saturday, followed by Dervish, Sue Foley and Third World.

On Sunday, catch Danny Michel and Garifuna Collective, Birds of Chicago and Irish Mythen on the main stage.

Canadian folk legend Valdy will also perform a set at the festival, as will Juno Award-winning bluesman Jack de Keyzer, and Vancouver blues-rock duo Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer.

Other performers include Al Lerman, Andrew Collins Trio, Anne Lindsay, Big Willie G, Danny Michel, Dawn Pemberton, Jack Semple, Jenie Thai, John Wort Hannam, Jordan Dick Trio, Lil Jimmie Reed with the Bob Hall Trio, Luke Wallace, Mercy Funk, Mile Twelve, Qristina and Quinn Bachand, the Roots and Blues House Band, The Hamiltones, The Lynnes, The Om Sound, The Unfaithful Servants, The Zaniac Alex Zerbe, Tonya Aganaga, Tracy Lynn and the Savage Hearts.

Tickets for the festival are currently on sale. A four-day pass is $189 until Aug. 10, when the price will increase. Discounts are available for youth, students and seniors. Day passes start at $79 and some camping options are still available.

For more information, go online to rootsandblues.ca.

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