Blues festival attracts hundreds

, Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted: Sun, June 29 2014 at 6:22 PM, Updated: Mon, June 30 2014 at 7:07 PM

Ashland, Ore. -- Hundreds of music lovers gathered in Ashland today for the Beacon Hill Blues Festival.

The festival, put on by the Ashland Blues Society, showcased four bands. People heard music from in the Pocket, The Muskadine Blues Quartet, Ben Rice and the iLLamatics, The Homemade Jamz Blues Band, and Pete Herzog.

This is the sixth year for the festival.

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Kassi Nelson

NBC5 News reporter Kassi Nelson was born and raised in Nebraska. She graduated from the journalism school at University of Nebraska Lincoln where she studied broadcasting.

She also studied philosophy in the Czech Republic. Kassi has visited nine other countries including Sochi, Russia, where she reported on the preparations for the 2014 Olympic Games.

She loves skiing and live concerts!

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