Now that the Placer SPCA BBQ & Blues annual concert is history...where do ya go for a good summer blues fest? Same place...Gold Country Fairgrounds. It's the Gold Country Blues Fest, coming up this Saturday July 10. Blues guitar legend Walter Trout will headline, but don't miss Soul of the Gypsy Tour..which is basically Lydia Pense & Cold Blood with 3 other female vocalists--Annie Sampson, Dana Moret, and Lara Price. * Dana is one of my fave local blues diva..the girl can BELT the blues.* Gates open at noon on Saturday..tix at Constable Jacks in Newcastle, Pistol Pete's in Auburn, or Cherry Records. **or win some this week on the Eagle** Proceeds help local charities...info at www.goldcountrybluesfest.com. Event sponsored by PCCA ..Placer County Contractors Association.