Blues music on tap for all-night fundraiser

Head on down to the Upper Deck for the lowdown on blues

Eight hours of music by eight local blues band are on order for the Victoria Blues Society’s annual fundraiser, Bluestravaganza.

Music runs from 4 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Nov. 5.

The participating bands are Islander, the Dr. Bones Blues Project, Harris Gilmore and the Mojos, Davelectro and the G-Men, the Deb Rhymer Band, Slim and the Deuces, the Bill Johnson Blues Band and McKinley Wolf.

The event happens at the Upper Deck Bar and Grill, 229 Gorge Rd. East, and also features a silent auction.

Tickets are $20 at the door.

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