San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Local & Foreign Artists Give Hundreds the Blues

Daylong Blues: The second Costa Rica International Blues Fest, featuring a topnotch lineup of North American and local artists, drew some 700 enthusiastic fans over 11 hours last Saturday to the private Club Cubano in the western San José suburb of Escazú. Clockwise from top left, festival headliner, blues guitar legend Guitar Shorty from Houston, Texas; Mo Ledezma of local band the Blues Devils, an organizer of the event; longtime Costa Rica resident Laurel Anderson gets her groove on just before sunset; Adolf Rodríguez of local band The Known Associates on the harp; V & the Wholly Cats from Calgary, Alberta; harmonicas at the ready.

Photos by Ronald Reyes | Tico Times


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