The Mission Folk Music Festival presents Talking About the Blues with Holger Petersen and an allstar blues review

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      As part of its Folk & Words series, the Mission Folk Music Festival is presenting an evening of story and song at Mission's Clarke Theatre next Wednesday (March 16).

      Talking About the Blues will feature a conversation with Holger Petersen, owner of Edmonton's Stony Plain Records and host of the long-running CBC radio show Saturday Night Blues.

      As well as stories from Petersen's career, the show will feature musical performances by blues artists Jim Byrnes, Candus Churchill, Dawn Pemberton, David Vest and Doug Cox, Rob Becker, and Theo Vincent.

      The free event runs from 7:30 to 10 pm, and you can register here.