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Entertainer Of The Year, Bluesman Papa J, Announces Real Blues Festival of Orange County “2” January 10, 2011

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PAPA J SET TO RELEASE NEW CD WITH HIS BAND, BLUES GONE SOUTH; ANNOUNCES “REAL BLUES FESTIVAL OF ORANGE COUNTY “2” DATE

*Performing Locally: Olde Ship British Pub & Restaurant in Santa Ana – Saturday, January 15*

SANTA ANA, CA – Fresh off his “Entertainer of the Year” win at the recent 20th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards, Orange County-based bluesman Papa J announces the Real Blues Festival of Orange County “2,” set to take place Sunday, May 15. Full lineup, location, etc. to be announced shortly.

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Blues Harpist Papa J Wins “Entertainer of the Year” at (2010) 20th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards!! November 12, 2010

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Longtime Musician Will Receive Plaque, Walk Red Carpet @Awards Show Nov. 18; Recently Promoted Successful “Real Blues Festival Of Orange County”

Papa J Presents A “Thank You!” Concert To His Fans And Friends@The Olde Ship British Pub – Saturday, November 27

SANTA ANA – 2010 has been kind to Papa J, charismatic musician/concert promoter who fronts popular Orange County band, Blues Gone South. First, Papa J (real name: Jeffrey Hudson) won “Entertainer of the Year” at the (2010) 20th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards, where he receives his plaque and walks the Red Carpet on November 18 at Paramount Studios in Hollywood with famed record producer Eddie Kramer, musicians Tommy Shaw (Styx), Jack Blades (Night Ranger) and other luminaries from the entertainment world; next, there was the very successful “Real Blues Festival Of Orange County” that took place this past October, conceived and promoted by Papa J and featuring a solid lineup of Southern California’s best blues acts. In between there was great national and regional exposure tor the ageless harpist-vocalist in publications including USA TODAY, OC REGISTER, LA TIMES, OC WEEKLY, AMERICAN BLUES NEWS, and many others. (more…)