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Landreth, Sumlin to headline Fargo Blues Festival

Louisiana slide guitarist Sonny Landreth and former Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters guitarist Hubert Sumlin headline this summer's two-day Fargo Blues Festival.

Hubert Sumlin
Guitarist Hubert Sumlin will perform at the 2009 Fargo Blues Festival. Annie Leibovitz / Special to The Forum

Louisiana slide guitarist Sonny Landreth and former Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters guitarist Hubert Sumlin headline this summer's two-day Fargo Blues Festival.

The July 31 lineup features Landreth, Watermelon Slim and the Workers, Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials, Lamont Cranston, T Albert Lloyd and Stagedoor Johnny.

The next day, Aug. 1, Sumlin and harmonica player Willie "Big Eyes" Smith top a lineup that also features Indigenous, the Kelly Richey Band, Big Walter Smith and the Groove Merchants, Lil' Dave Thompson and Brandon Scott Sellner.

Two-day early bird tickets are available for $27, and $77 backstage passes are also available at Mother's Records. For more information got to www.fargobluesfest.com or call (218) 287-7775.

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