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This weekend's Winter Blues Fest at the Southgate House in Newport -- presented by the Cincy Blues Society, which also puts on the annual summer Cincy Blues Fest at Sawyer Point -- features a do

 
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Jon Justice plays at this weekend's Winter Blues Fest.



This weekend's Winter Blues Fest at the Southgate House in Newport — presented by the Cincy Blues Society, which also puts on the annual summer Cincy Blues Fest at Sawyer Point — features a doozy of a local lineup. Actually, one night of the fest is stacked enough. But the Winter Blues Fest features two jam-packed nights, Friday and Saturday. Friday's performers include Sonny Moorman Group, blumanchu, The Jon Justice Band, II Juicy, Todd Hepburn, Ricky Nye & Bekah Williams, 46 Long, John Redell & The Company He Keeps, Josh Dorsey Blues Band, Blue Ravens and Them Bones with Cheryl Renee. On Saturday, catch Miss Lissa, G. Miles and the Hitmen, Ricky Nye & the Redhots, Malkum Gibson & the Mighty Juke, Jimmy D. Rogers, Greg Schaber, Greg & James Clark, Sonny Hill & the Nightshift, Mr. Keith Little, Blues Merchants and Thomas Henry & Brownstreet Breakdown. (cincyblues.org)

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