2021 Galena Summerfest Music
GALENA SUMMERFEST BANDS ANNOUNCED
Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers will headline Summerfest this year on Saturday, August 28 in downtown Galena. The musical lineup includes:
1 PM Long Play (formerly The Hobgoblins)
3 PM Hurricane Jerry
5 PM The Usual Suspects and Repeat Offenders
7 PM Sean Carney
9 PM Ray Fuller & the Bluesrockers
Performing since the ‘70s, Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers have opened for iconic blues musicians Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Buddy Guy. They have toured Europe twice with a third tour set for 2022. They released a self-titled debut album and their latest release, PAY THE PRICE, was reviewed as the crown jewel of a 40-year career charting at #18 on the Roots Music Report (RMR) Contemporary Blues Album of 2019 and #34 RMR Blues Album of 2019!
Returning to Summerfest, Bluesman Sean Carney has toured Europe and recorded Life Of Ease and Live Blues On Whyte. The Sean Carney Band won Albert King Best Guitarist and took first place at the 2007 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Carney’s Blues For A Cure has raised more than $250,000 for cancer research, education, and screening organizations across Ohio and supports the Columbus Blues Alliance and the Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN.
The Usual Suspects and Repeat Offenders are a high-energy group bringing back the excitement of the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and beyond.
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A Summerfest favorite, Hurricane Jerry Loos is one of the Top Bluesmen around and has been crowned Ohio’s "King of the Blues" three times in the Gibson Guitars and Guitar Center National Competitions. He is well known in Blues/Rock circles and has opened for Blues Legend B.B. King and played at the NAMM Pro Blues Jam in California and B.B. King's Blues Club in Nashville.
Long Play, formerly The Hobgoblins, are a ‘70s and ‘80s rock group that has played all over Central Ohio for years.