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Ogden Roots and Blues Festival a week away

Published August 15, 2013 6:52 pm

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The Ogden Roots and Blues Festival is just over a week away, to be held August 23-25 at North Fork Park.

Headlining is Bettye LaVette, recently nominated for a Blues Music Award in the 'Contemporary Blues Female Artist' category. With a musical career that spans 50 years, LaVette has played with many musicians including Clyde McPhatter, Ben E. King, Barbara Lynn, and even Otis Redding.

The Ogden Roots and Blues Festival Debut Lineup :Bettye LaVetteThe Wood BrothersBill KirchenSwamp CabbageJohn MooneyWatermelon SlimThe HillbendersSister WivesJoe McQueenKorene Greenwood and the Horse BrothersThe AtomicsThe Kap BrothersThe Legendary Porch Pounders Visit OFOAM.org to save $5 on the gate price for 3-day and single-day passes. Kids 16 and under get in FREE to all OFOAM events, and Military and senior discounts are available at the gate.