Ghent, Carn join city's 'Blues Weekend'


Sacred steel bandleader AJ Ghent and jazz keyboard legend Doug Carn have been added to the city's 'Blues, Jazz & BBQ' lineup, June 6 and 7 at Rousakis Plaza on River Street.

They join Grammy-nominated vocalist Ruthie Foster, who headlines 'Blues on Broughton' June 6.

All the weekend's events are free and open to the public.

Blues on Broughton/Ruthie Foster

Where: Broughton Street (between Drayton and Bull)

When: 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 6

Blues, Jazz & BBQ events

City Market performance schedule (Saturday, June 7 only)

11 a.m.: Ray Thomasino & Roy Swindelle

2 p.m.: G.E. Perry & Ray Lundy

6:30 p.m.: The Groovetones

Rousakis Plaza performance schedule:

Friday, June 6:

4 p.m.: Doug Carn Groove Machine

6 p.m.: Eric Culberson Band

8 p.m.: AJ Ghent Band

Saturday, June 7:

Noon: The Hitman

2 p.m.: Rod Hamdallah

4 p.m.: The HC3 with Julie Dexter

6 p.m.: Bottles & Cans

8 p.m.: Jacey Falk Band


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