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NEWPORT — KASU’s Bluesday Tuesday returned May 15 to the new Front Street Park across from the Missouri-Pacific Depot with a boogying R&B show from the Bluff City.
The Memphis Blues Masters featuring Queen Ann Hines entertained more than 120 people starting in the early evening. Instead of featuring local acts, KASU 91.9 FM station manager Mike Doyle said Bluesday Tuesday attracts musicians from Memphis and central Arkansas.
“We’ve always sought variety,” he said. “(The audiences) might not get over there to hear them. We can bring the acts to them.”
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