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Blues For The Zoo Benefit Concert Raises Funds For Moonridge Animal Park

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 1, 2011, noon – This year’s Blues for the Zoo benefit concert will take place on Saturday, August 6th. The concert features three of Chicago’s great blues guitarists and will help raise money for Moonridge Animal Park’s rehabilitation programs for orphaned and injured alpine wildlife. Singer-songwriter Brother Yusef opens the concert, followed by Maria Muldaur. The Chicago Blues Shootout is the headlining act, an all-star group featuring Lurrie Bell, Ronnie Baker Brooks and Larry McCray. Blues for the Zoo is Saturday, August 6th at Swim Beach Outdoor Amphitheater at 41220 Park Avenue in Big Bear Lake. The gates open at 1pm and the concert starts at 3pm. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the gate. Parking is $3. Children 10 and under get in free with an adult ticket holder. You can bring your own lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Swim Beach is open during the concert for ticket holders only and no coolers allowed. To purchase tickets in advance or to book lodging and ticket packages log onto www.bigbear.com or call 800-424-4232. You can also get tickets at the Big Bear Visitor Center, 630 Bartlett Road or Moonridge Animal Park, 43285 Goldmine Dr. in Big Bear Lake.  [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30917.mp3|titles=Zoo...

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Blues Singer/Songwriter Brother Yusef Presents A “Blues In The Schools” Workshop

Big Bear, Ca, June 6th, 2011, 3:00pm – On June 7th the students at North Shore Elementary will be lucky to have their music and American history lessons combined into one when blues singer songwriter Brother Yusef presents a “Blues in the School” workshop.  Brother Yusef, who has developed a program for young people, will be entertaining and educating 4th, 5th and 6th graders about the blues, its origins and influence on music of all genres.  The Northshore presentation will showcase Yusef’s talent spanning the traditional fingerpicking style of folk blues to the stinging slide guitar work of urban blues.  Brother Yusef is part of the line up for this year’s Blue’s for the Zoo that will take place on August 6th at the Swim Beach Outdoor Ampitheatre.  The North Shore Elementary workshop is sponsored by the Open Sky Music Foundation, with support from Open Air Big Bear. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30801.mp3|titles=brother...

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