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Thanks for the great turnout .  . .  this year's Blues Cafe was an awesome event!
If you lost something besides a wedding band at the event please contact us at

Blues Cafe 2009

Saturday, March 26, 2011

For more band information, click on a link below.

Please note: Band playing times on tickets are incorrect. Correct times are listed above.
Note: GNBS reserves the right to change the band performance times.

New this year, Lonesome Dan Kase playing traditional finger-picking Blues.
Dan will play near the bar area between main stage acts

Doors Open at 12 Noon  •  Music Starts at 1:00 pm
Rothschild Pavilion  •  Rothschild, WI

The Blues Café came full circle in 2010 and it’s back where it started in the mid-1990’s, the historical Rothschild Pavilion. The event was initially put together by Tom Schlief, one of the original and longtime organizers of the Big Bull Falls Blues Festival. Uncle “Daddy” Marcus was the emcee of the event, originally designed to raise funds for the Marathon County Historical Society. The event ran for a couple of years and then disappeared. When the Great Northern Blues Society was formed in 1998, reviving the Blues Café was discussed as a way to raise money. It took a couple of years of planning to put on an event of its size, with the first “reincarnated” Café being held at Marathon Park’s Youth Building in 2000. The event took place there until 2008, when it was moved to the Stoney Creek Inn. When the Café takes place this year, it will be back once again, at the beautifully renovated Rothschild Pavilion.



Metro Taxicab

Metro Taxicab
Offering attendees to this year's Blues Cafe 50% discounts on rides to and from the event. Why risk it, when you can get as many as six people to or from Stoney Creek to the Pavilion for a paultry $6.00?


2011 Blues Cafe' Sponsors

Stoney Creek Inn
Special Room Rate: Ask for the Blues Cafe Special - $79.00 per room, 20 rooms reserved. Get them before they're all gone.

Central Beer Distributors
We're happy to have Central Beer help out once again with this year's Blues Cafe! Your local Miller and Leinenkugel distributor located in the Cedar Creek Industrial Park region.

ESPN Sports Fan
100.5 FM

1110 E. Wausau Ave.
P.O. Box 778, Wausau, WI 54402-077
Phone: (715) 845-8218
Fax: (715) 845-6582

WJFW, Newswatch 12
3217 County Road G
Rhinelander, WI 54501
General Phone Number (715) 365-8812
Fax (715) 365-8810

Security Finance
330 Grand Avenue
Wausau, WI 54403
(715) 849-1888

Black Bear Bar
The Black Bear Bar & Grill in Minocqua is sponsoring Tallon Latz. Truly rustic, clean, cozy family-oriented bar & grill with daily specials.  The only blues venue every weekend in the Northwoods.

Every Wednesday is Open Mic Night at the Intermission Bar. All performers get FREE draft beer!  The Intermission Bar in Wausau is sponsoring the Red, White, & Blues Band.

River Valley Bank
For nearly 40 years River Valley Bank has stood for a commitment to provide service standards that were and still are unique in the industry. We have done it by understanding our customer’s needs.

Roto Graphic Printing Inc.
255 South 80th Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401-9406
(715) 845-4443
fax. 715-842-0623
toll free 800-428-4151

King’s Campers
Located at 5507 Lilac Ave. Wausau, WI, King's Campers is proud to announce that 2010 is the company’s 20th Anniversary. Our mission is to be the best RV Dealer in the hearts and minds of our customers and suppliers.

TD Fischer Group
TD Fischer Group has grown to become one of the nation's leading display and exhibit design manufacturing companies, providing innovative, end-to-end display and exhibit solutions from design conception to manufacturing. Our sincere thanks to Bob and his staff for all their help.

Metro Taxicab

Metro Taxicab
Offering attendees to this year's Blues Cafe 50% discounts on rides to and from the event. Why risk it, when you can get as many as six people to or from Stoney Creek to the Pavilion for a paultry $6.00?

Campfield Recorders
Pro Audio, Video, Rental, Sales and Installation
MON - FRI 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM CST
802 N. 3rd Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715)849-9000 or Toll Free: (877)849-9080

Window Accessory Company, Inc.
4705 Bayberry Street
Weston, WI 54476
Phone: 715-355-4000
Fax: 715-355-4994

Arrow Sports Club
6202 Schofield Ave. Weston
Phone: (715) 359-2363

The Palms Supper Club

5912 Business 51 S.
Schofield, WI 54476
Phone: 715-359-2200
Meyer Rossabi is someone to keep and eye and an ear on. I see a bright future for this fine guitar playing Bluesman. Click here to listen to samples of Blues Is The Color and check back for purchase links when the CD is released in March of 2011.

2011 Blues Cafe' Sponsors




Blues Foundation Affiliate