Fast-rising blues singer graces Phillipsville road house

The Riverwood Inn and Restaurant in Phillipsville will host blues singer Karen Lovely on Friday, Dec. 2, at 9 p.m. This will be Lovely's second appearance at the Inn. The cost will be $10.

Karen Lovely has shot onto the blues scene from capturing 2nd Place Band Prize at the 2010 International Blues Challenge followed by the 2011 BMA Nominations for Best Contemporary Temporary Blues Female Artist, Best Contemporary Blues Album and Best Song for her release of, "Still The Rain."

Backed by a stellar band, this powerhouse vocalist delivers a blistering mix of contemporary and old school blues. Lovely's standout performances have garnered critical acclaim and standing ovations at festivals and venues throughout the US and Canada.

Lovely began singing the blues professionally in September 2007. Her records "Lucky Girl" and "Still the Rain" topped blues charts and went to No. 1 on XM Radio's B.B. King's Bluesville's "Pick to Click" list. For details about the Dec. 2 show, call 943-1766 or go to

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Blues singer Karen Lovely and her band will be appearing at the Riverwood Inn in Phillipsville on Friday, Dec. 2.