32nd annual R&B Festival wails and rocks for 3 days For Tim “Too Slim” Langford, the Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival is not just another gig, and those watching and listening aren’t just his fans. Too Slim was in a familiar role, closing out the big party in the Methow Valley that bills itself as […]
Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival
AT A GLANCE What: 32nd annual Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival When: Friday–Sunday (July 19–21) Where: The Blues Ranch, 1 mi. west of Winthrop (19190 Highway 20) Cost: Advance tickets $120 for-3 days ($130 at gate), $20 Friday ($25 at gate), $80 Saturday ($90 at gate), $50 Sunday ($60 at gate), at winthropbluesfestival.com or The […]
The Winthrop Music Association (WMA), the nonprofit board that runs the annual Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, voted at its September meeting to give back to the community by donating to several local and regional programs from proceeds of the 31st Annual festival in July: • Cove Food Bank, $3,000. • Room One, $2,500. • […]
The 2017 Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, held July 21 – 23, was the largest to date, according to a festival news release. The Winthrop Music Association, the nonprofit board that runs the festival, voted at its September meeting to donate nearly $10,000 to several local and regional programs, including The Cove Food Bank, the Washington Blues Society […]
In three decades, a lot can happen at a music festival.
Couples have met and gotten married. Friends scattered ashes after a long-time fan died. And the Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival is now old enough to be hosting its third generation of music lovers …
The Winthrop Music Association, the nonprofit organization that presents the annual Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, reported that it has made donations to several organizations from the festival’s 2016 proceeds. They include: • The Cove Food Bank in Twisp, $3,750. • The Washington Blues Society Musician Relief Program, $500. • The Methow Valley School District […]
Nearly nonstop music starts Friday night (July 15) and continues through the weekend as the 29th annual Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival takes over the expansive Blues Ranch just west of Winthrop. If you can only make it for one night, consider Friday. The usual array of top-tier talent will begin taking the stage at 7 p.m. in a show that benefits The Cove’s …
Countless musicians were inspired to play by the iconic classic rock of the 1960s and ’70s. It was no exception for Tim “Too Slim” Langford of Too Slim and the Taildraggers, the iconic blues/rock band that had its start in Spokane 30 years ago.
Bands like the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Black Sabbath, Ted Nugent and Kiss were just a few that were responsible for firing dreams …
Blues for the Burn on Saturday Too Slim and the Taildraggers and Terry Lee Hardesty will headline Blues for the Burn, a fundraising concert to benefit the Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group, on Saturday (Sept. 12) at the Twisp River Pub. The show begins at 6 p.m. Suggested donation is $15. For more information, […]
Blues for the Burn, a fundraiser to benefit the Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group scheduled for Sept. 12, has been relocated to Twisp River Pub. The event was originally scheduled at The Virginian Resort in Winthrop. Too Slim and the Taildraggers and Terry Lee Hardesty will perform. The show begins at 6 p.m. Suggested […]