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Kootenay Coop Radio Blues, Brews and BBQ Fundraiser goes Saturday

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
February 21st, 2018

The fifth annual Blues, Brews and BBQ is set to roll out Saturday (February 24th) at Finley’s Bar and Grill in Nelson.

Headlining the evening, which is a fundraiser for Kootenay Coop Radio, is David Vest, a four-time maple blues award winner.

Opening for Vest is Flaming Aardvark Trio, followed by David Vestand his allstar band. The always entertaining The Clinton Swanson R&B featuring Aryn Sheriff & Fraser Black, closes the evening of entertainment.

Another highlight is the special menu of Southern BBQ.

Tickets are $25. Reservations available for dinner. Tickets available at Finley’s, Kootenay Coop Radio and Otter Books.

This is a fundraiser for Kootenay Coop Radio, a Canadian community radio station which broadcats at 93.5 FM in Nelson.

The station, CJLY-FM, also has rebroadcasters in Crawford Bay 96.5 FM, New Denver 107.5 FM and 101.5 in Slocan and Castlegar.

The station is one of several new community radio stations launched in the Kootenay region in the 2000s. Others include CHLI-FM in Rossland, CFAD-FM in Salmo, CJHQ-FM in Nakusp and CIDO-FM in Creston.

The Kootenay Blues Society will be at the event selling memberships.


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