Tampa Bay Blues Festival Scheduled for April 6-8

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The Tampa Bay Blues Festival is coming back to St. Petersburg’s Vinoy Waterfront Park for its 23rd consecutive year! Join rock, soul, jazz and general music lovers April 6-8 for a rockin’ good time at one of the nation’s biggest and most popular blues festivals! Friday and Saturday events start at 12:30pm while Sunday events start at 1pm.

If you’re a Burg resident and either haven’t or don’t remember the last time you’ve attended the festival, get your tickets soon for this popular event that has attracted visitors from all around the country since 1995.

Seriously, you don’t want to miss out on the chance to see grammy nominated and awarded artists perform in your very own backyard. Premium beer and wine will be available along with a variety of food vendors with a mix of seafood, barbeque, Cuban cuisine and more! There will be plenty of arts and crafts vendors to check out as well! If you can’t wait to get the party started, you can even head out to the event “Kick Off Party” at the Palladium Theatre at 7:30pm ($25 tickets) on Thursday to see BMA winning soul blues singer and harp master John Nemeth! 

Friday Festival lineup includes:

  • Jonn Del Toro Richardson
  • Chris Beard
  • John Nemeth
  • Beth Hart
  • Robert Cray

Saturday Festival lineup includes:

  • Quinn Sullivan
  • Eric Gales
  • Janiva Magness
  • Ronnie Earl
  • Buddy Guy

Sunday Festival lineup includes:

  • Tad Robinson
  • Band of Friends “A Celebration of Rory Gallagher Feat. Davy Knowles, Gerry Mcavoy, Ted McKenna”
  • Mississippi Heat
  • Sugaray Rayford
  • Delbert McClinton