CNY Blues Festival filling Clinton Square with music this weekend

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Music is filling the streets of Downtown Syracuse as the New York State Blues Festival is in Clinton Square.

Musicians from all over the country are bringing their talent to Central New York for three days of blues, funk and soul.

“We’re a free festival and we like to educate people about blues and the heritage of it. You know, it goes a lot of places and it’s really the foundation of most of our modern music and it’s just really worth celebrating as a great american art form,” said festival director Eric McElveen.

Admission is free. Just make sure to give yourself a little extra time to park, as the streets around Clinton Square are closed until Sunday morning.

Dumpstafunk from New Orleans is Thursday night’s headliner.


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