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“KJazz Blues Bash” Returns To Campus Saturday, Sept. 3

Published: September 1, 2011

Live blues music on Labor Day weekend returns to CSULB when member-supported KKJZ-FM 88.1 presents its second annual “KJazz Blues Bash” on Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center.

This year’s concert lineup is headlined by legendary blues harpist, singer and songwriter James Cotton with special guest Robby Krieger, who was the guitarist for The Doors. Joining them will be Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials, blues singer and guitarist Ana Popovic and Texas bluesman Shawn Pittman. Rising Los Angeles newcomer Sugaray will give a bonus pre-concert performance on the Carpenter Center plaza.

VIP reserved ticket packages beginning at $175 are available exclusively through KKJZ and include premium reserved seating, access to a VIP reception featuring unlimited beer and wine, barbeque dinner from Naples Rib Co., and a tax-deductible donation to KKJZ. Reserved seating is also available for $55 and, like the VIP package, includes a one-year membership to KKJZ. CSULB students are offered a special price of $20.

KJAZZ Blues Bash On Sept. 3

Doors open at 6 p.m., with the VIP reception available from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

VIP packets can be ordered at, and reserved tickets can be purchased from the Carpenter Center box office online or by calling 562/985-7000. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the day of the event.

More information is available at