THE MICHIGAN DAILY
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday, August 5, 1970
Wednesday, August 5, 1970
Festival to feature varied bluesmen
Festival to host varied bluesmen UNANIMOUS VOTI
By DEBRA THAL
"What we have attempted to do with this year's Blues Festival
is to provide a comprehensive cross-section of currently active blues-
men. An effort has been made to balance the program not only with
country and urban stylists, but also with performers representing
most of the major geographical regions that have given birth to a
unique blues style," said Chris Seltsam, publicity chairman of the
Many of the bluesmen come from Chicago but their styles within
that grouping vary widely.
One of the most popular of the Chicago musicians is Mighty Joe
Young and his band, who will serve as the house band in this year's
Others who will play the more modern blues at the festival in-
clude Houndog Taylor, an entertainer who plays bottleneck guitar;
Luther Allison, an exciting guitarist who played last year; Jimmy
Dawkins, whose complex but efficient guitar styles has earned him the
nick name "Fast Fingers" and; Howlin' Wolf, a founder of the "Chi-
cago Style" whose unique and gravely voice, backed by one of the
tighest bands in Chicago, can produce an excitement that made him
one of the biggest hits at last year's festival.
Roosevelt Sykes, Little Brother Montgomery and Sun House will
be playing their older Chicago style at the Festival; Mance Lips-
comb, Bukka White and Robert P. Williams will perform folk style
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Concerts will be held at Otis
Spahn Memorial Field, next to
Huron High on Friday, Satur-
day a n d Sunday evenings at
6:30 and at noon Saturday and
An independent movie com-
pany will film this year's festi-
val and Warner Brothers will
make a record of selected por-
tions of the festival.
There have been about 3,000
applications for campsites so
far and festival officials a r e
busy looking for housing. Ozone
House is coordinating crash
pads and crashers, so if any-
one has an extra bed or floor
space or needs one, they can call
769-6540. Several alumni groups,
are also housing s o m e of the
There should be very few po-
lice officers around the festival
grounds. Instead, theaPsyche-
delic Rangers, who have been
patrolling the weekly rock con-
certs, will direct traffic a n d
help out around t h e camping
grounds. The festival's own
Peace Force, clad in Festival T-
shirts, will patrol inside the
gates and should be contacted
for help in case of any trouble.
- There will also be an informa-
tion tent near the entrance.
Daily Official Bulletin
Wednesday, August 5
Music for the Disadvantaged Student
1Lect.: S. Anderson, Cincinnati U., 2043
Sch. of Music, 3:30 p.m.
Audio-Visual Center Films: What are
We Doing to Our World? & Men at
Bay: Multipurpose Rm., Undergraduate
Lib., 7 p.m.
Dept. of Speech - Mich. Repertory
'70: A Day in the Death of Joe Egg,
There will be a first aid tent
with doctors and nurses, and a
psychological counseling tent
run by Corner House, available
for bad trips, broken anythings.
or just a headache.
The price of ticets has beer,
reduced to let as many in as
possible. The three day ticket
which sold for $14 last year are
only $10 this year. One day or
one concert tickets are also
available, Miss Seltsam said.
Any profit will go into a fund
to help promote similar musical
events throughout the year as
well as to ensure next year's
estival, according to festival
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. 8 p.m.
The Stanley Quartet: G. Ross, violin:
G. Rosseels. violin, R. Courte. viola; J.'
Jelinek, cello, Rackham Lect. Hall, 8
Current openings mostly in S.E. Mich.
area, others nationwide.
Catholic Social Services, sup. se c..
prefer exper., supv. volunteer and staff
American Academic Environments,
LONNIE SOUTY, designer of the site for the Ann Arbor Blues Festival, stands before a pile
of lumber which will soon become the festival stage. The festival site near Huron High has been
named Otis Spahn Memorial Field for the duration of the three days of beautiful blues, which John Lee Hooker, a legendary name among blues enthusiasts,
begin Friday. plays simple, haunting direct music and he stands as one of the most
- unique stylists that the blues has ever produced.
Otis Rush pays an incredibly mellow guitar which is beautifully
complimented by his soulful voice. He is truly one of the finest blues
KW IK 'N KLEENOther performers will include Big Mama Thornton, who stole the
showat astyear'sfia concert, Buddy Guy, Cary Bell, Papa Light-
foot, John Jackson, Bobby Bland; T-Bone Walker, Joe Turner, John-
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Bonner, Fred McDowell, Albert King, Son House, Junior Parker, Low-
ell Fulsom and Little Joe Blue.
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