Arts & Entertainment

Winthrop blues fest scheduled July 15-17

The Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival is July 15-17. Headliner is Grammy winner Booker T.

Also performing will be Commander Cody, Lydia Pense & Cold Blood, Michael Burks, Too Slim & the Taildraggers, and Dusty 45s.

The festival kicks off at 7 p.m. July 15. Events open at 11 a.m. July 16-17 on the Blues Ranch grounds on the Methow River in Winthrop.

Weekend passes are $75 in advance or $85 at the gate. For more information about admission, directions to the event and lodging, go to