Cognac Blues Passions Festival – 2008

Dave Riley & Bob Corritore performed at the 2008 Cognac Blues Passions Festival in Cognac, France (singly a magnificent event!). Here are some memorable photos from the trip.

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Willie King was given honorary status at the 2008 Cognac Blues Passions Festival.
(Photo by Sergio Le Pirate)

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Dave Riley & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Fanny Bluesrock)

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Bob Corritore
(Photo by Fanny Bluesrock)

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Marie Knight & Dawn Tyler Watson
(Photo by Jean-Pierre Savouyaud of Virus de Blues)

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Willie King, Bob Corritore, Dave Riley
(Photo by Eric Pupel)

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Kim Danielson & Bob Corritore at Château de Bagnolet (The Hennessey Family Mansion)
(Photo by Dale Baich)

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Elmore James, Jr.
He appeared at the Cognac Blues Passions Festival with Cadillac Zack Blues Band.
(Photo Courtesy of Docteur Blues)

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Bob Corritore took this photo from the stage – it really captures the warmth of the crowd at the festival!
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Dave Riley & Bob Corritore
(Photo Courtesy of Docteur Blues)

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Dave Riley at the Camus Cognac Cellars
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Donna Angelle & The Zydeco Posse
(Photo by Jean-Pierre Savouyaud of Virus de Blues)

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Shanna Waterstown & Bob Corritore
(Photo by Marc Loison)

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Dave Riley
(Photo by El-F)

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Washboard Chaz
(Photo by Jean-Pierre Savouyaud of Virus de Blues)

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Freddie Roulette
(Photo by Jean-Pierre Savouyaud of Virus de Blues)

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Bobby Rush
(Photo by Fanny Bluesrock)

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Bob Corritore After Being Presented With An Honorary Membership to the French Blues Radio Collective
(Photo by El-F)

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Dave Riley & Bob Corritore
(Photo by El-F)

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Bob Corritore & Kim Danielson Overlooking the Vineyards at Château Batailley
(Photo by Dale Baich)

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Dave Riley
(Photo by El-F)

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Wanda Johnson
(Photo by Jean-Pierre Savouyaud of Virus de Blues)

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Beverly “Guitar” Watkins & Willie King
(Photo by Jean-Pierre Savouyaud of Virus de Blues)

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Bob Corritore & Pyeng Threadgill
(Photo by Kim Danielson)

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Dave Riley & Blue Witch Label Boss Dale Baich at Château de Bagnolet
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Bob Corritore & Dave Riley
(Photo by Jean-Pierre Savouyaud of Virus de Blues)

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Bob Corritore was presented with an honorary membership to Collectif Des Radios Blues before his performance at the Cognac Blues Passions Festival, and is dubbed “Godfather of CRB.”
Francis Rateau (President of CRB), Bob Corritore, Xavier Boulanger (Secretary General of CRB)
(Photo by Dan Z)

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Willie King & Xavier Boulanger
(Photo by Sergio Le Pirate)

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Dave Riley & Bob Corritore Playing at the Château de Cognac
(Photo by Bazarfoto)

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Dave Riley
(Photo by Fanny Bluesrock)

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John Steadman of JSP Records & Elmore James, Jr.
(Photo by Bob Corritore)

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Dave Riley, Bobby Rush, Bob Corritore
(Photo by Eric Pupel)

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