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Mary Flower

Mary Flower: Band in the Hand

Hailing from Portland, Oregon, guitarist and lap slide player Mary Flower is renowned for her uniquely personal vision of roots music that blends ragtime, acoustic blues and folk – technically dazzling yet grounded in the down-to-earth simplicity of early 20th century American music. Mary is on the faculty of the 2013 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues


Registration Open for 2013 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival

Great news for blues lovers – we have opened registration for the 2013 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Workshop, which is taking place July 28-August 4, 2013. For an entire week, Fort Worden State Park gets transformed into a mecca for traditional blues. Artistic Director Daryl Davis has put together an amazing artist faculty group for


2012 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival Ticket Updates

Discover Pass is not required for Park Entry Friday, August 3, Concert for Kids, Fort Worden Chapel — 11 AM Tickets available only at the door beginning at 10 AM Lightnin’ Wells / Old Songs For Young Folks Kids (ages 3 and up) free Adults $5 Friday, August 3, Free Fridays at the Fort, Nora

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2012 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival Saturday Clubs Preview

Blues in the Clubs is the signature performance experience of the Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival. On Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4 the artist faculty head to numerous venues in Port Townsend’s historic downtown and uptown districts to play. Each venue features multiple acts and one Club Pass each night gets you full