(Avila Beach, CA) – This is the 25th year for what has been a landmark Central Coast event, the Avila Beach Blues Festival. This year continues the tradition of the biggest and longest running blues festival on the Central Coast, with top name entertainment against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. To celebrate the 25th year, Otter Productions has decided to make this a Free Festival for all the support over the years. The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson will return to the beach at Avila after a 15-year hiatus. Central Coast favorite Shemekia Copeland will also appear and Pryor Baird of The Voice will be the opening act! This is the party that kicks off the outdoor concert season! Gates open at noon and showtime is 2pm.
There will be a Golden Circle Reserved Area with chairs closest to the stage. The Golden Circle will include VIP seating (first 4 Rows, Center Section), theater seating (2 price levels), and Table Seating (2 price levels). There will also be (G/A) General Admission Lawn Seating. Okay to bring blankets and low-backed chairs (less than 2’ high) into General Admission Lawn area.
Ask about our new “Premier Beach Club Balcony” area… premier 2nd story balcony viewing, appetizers, VIP no host bar, private restrooms, indoor G/A seating and outdoor Standing Room Only.
There will be food and beverage for sale at the venue. No outside food or beverages will be allowed in the venue. Sealed plastic water bottles will be allowed. There will be water for available for free and bottled water available for purchase. No ice chests, picnic baskets, etc.