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drawing of a guitar neck and a Ann ARbor Blues Festival marquee

New Blues

GoFundMe helps revive a seminal festival.

From the August, 2017 issue

In August 1969, a group of U-M undergrads put on a three-day blues festival on the "Fuller Flatlands" next to Huron High School. Supported by the University Activities Center and Canterbury House, it has since been recognized as America's first outdoor festival almost entirely devoted to electric blues. A second Ann Arbor Blues Festival was held in 1970,

 
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