When the sun sets in the North Country, many head to downtown Plattsburgh for a relatively new slice of nightlife in the city, world class blues and jazz performances, from internationally renowned artists and local acts, all courtesy of Plattsburgh Blues and Jazz. Blaine Malefatto and Ryan Doherty spoke with Dr. Laura Carbone, the founder of the organization dedicated to promoting live music in Plattsburgh. They also interviewed John Primer who shared his Chicago Blues with an enthused crowd. Enjoy the story here:

Plattsburgh Blues and Jazz presents Guitar Explosion on June 16th, at Retro Live in Plattsburgh. It’s a chance to hear renowned modern blues guitarists JP Soars and the Red Hots, and Duke Robillard on a double bill. Head to plattsburghbluesandjazz.com for ticket information.