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Fabulous Thunderbirds to headline Coeur d’Alene Blues Festival

The Fabulous Thunderbirds will headline the Coeur d’Alene Blues Festival, which is scheduled for March 29-31. (Mihai Ticarau)
The Fabulous Thunderbirds will headline the Coeur d’Alene Blues Festival, which is scheduled for March 29-31. (Mihai Ticarau)

Tickets are on sale for the Coeur d’Alene Blues Festival, now in its 10th year.

To celebrate the double digit anniversary, organizers have gone all out and secured headliners the Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson for the festival, which is scheduled for March 29-31.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds, most known for hits like “Tuff Enuff” and “Wrap It Up,” have been performing together for more than 40 years with Wilson at the helm.

This year’s lineup also includes the Harlis Sweetwater Band, the Ben Rice Band, the Sara Brown Band and the Stepbrothers, featuring Jennifer Kemple.

Robin Barrett and Coyote Kings with Tiphony Dames, Diego and the Detonators, NuJack City, MasterClass Big Band, Bobby and Randy, Doghouse Boyz, Robb Boatsman, the Bobby Patterson Band, and the Voices 4 Praise Gospel Singers are also set to perform.

Single show tickets are on sale, though those hoping to take in the entire festival can take advantage of the Blues Festival Weekend Getaway Package, which includes lakeside accommodations and two all-access event tickets to each day of the festival, starting at $480 (with dockside brunch) or $540 (with blues lake cruise brunch).

There is also the Blues Festival Overnighter Package, which features two main event tickets at the Resort Convention Center and Sunday Blues Brunch at Dockside Restaurant (starting at $299) or Sunday Brunch Blues Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene (starting at $359).

Prices for each show vary, and tickets and overnight packages are available through www.cdaresort.com.

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