MUSIC REVIEW | Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest brings a little Woodstock to the Minnesota Zoo

The Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest made a stop in Apple Valley on Wednesday, August 7 in another installment of Music at the Zoo.Canned Heat was first to take the stage. The band gained a huge fan base after performing at a number of music festivals throughout the late 1960s, most notably Woodstock in 1969.”Are you ready for some blues?” They asked after lead guitarist Harvey Mandel squealed out a signature solo to close out the opening song. They switched instruments between songs like “On The Road Again” and “Let’s Work Together.” The biggest crowd response came when they fired up their hit “Going Up The Country.”After a rather lengthy break, Pat Travers came out to rock. Continue Reading