For many years, I had wanted to check out and cover Doheny Blues Festival in Dana Point, Calif., but for one reason or another, never got the opportunity - until 2015. What a revelation! The event, held May 20-21, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Here's the full lineup...
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers
Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters
Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter
Nico Duportal & West Coast Connection
Whiteboy James & Blues Express
Big George & the Bluetones
Melissa Etheridge's Memphis Rock and Soul Revue (pictured above)
JJ Grey & Mofro
Moreland and Arbuckle
John Primer, Henry Gray, Bob Corritone
Adrianna Marie & Her Groovecutters
The Mighty Mojo Prophets
Current prices are $75 General Admission single day, $140 GA 2-day; VIP pass single day $150, Gold pass single day $250.