(St. Petersburg, FL) – The Tampa Bay Blues Festival returns to the waterfront in St Petersburg, Florida, on April 7, 8, and 9, 2017. That’s three great days on blues music, in the sunny, tropical setting of Vinoy Park, on the shores of Tampa Bay.
This KBA winning blues festival has earned the reputation as one of America’s best music events, with fabulous music, in a friendly downtown venue with so much to enjoy. On Friday, April 7, dig the legendary sounds of Buddy Guy, with Ana Popovic, Albert Cummings, Jordan Patterson and Dennis Gruenling.
Saturday, April 8, features Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and Barry Goldberg with The Rides. Also, hear the amazing tunes of Coco Montoya, Toronzo Cannon, Samantha Fish and Matt Schofield. That’s an incredible day for blues guitar lovers!
Sunday, April 9, it’s Louisiana blues master, Tab Benoit, with IBC Winner, Dawn Tyler Watson, and The Lee Boys, J W Jones and Backtrack Blues Band.
On Friday and Saturday nights, following the festival, we are hosting two separate After Shows, with festival artists performing at The Ale & Witch and Ringside Cafe in downtown St Petersburg. Both clubs are a short walk away, and admission is free!
On Thursday, April 6, we launch our official Kick Off party with the lovely and gifted Samantha Fish. The show’s at 8 pm.
Tickets, VIP passes, and information are at the website.
The Tampa Bay Blues Festival’s VIP Experience is considered the best in the industry, and if you seek comfort and front stage seating, then this is your preferred option. Benefits include two, huge waterfront shade tents, padded chairs and tables, free beers and wines, complimentary lunch and dinner items, champagne party on Sunday afternoon, private, air conditioned restrooms, free festival programs, and so much fun! Order your VIP passes at: tampabaybluesfest.com.
The festival also features high quality food vendors and arts and crafts. The event’s beverages include multiple beers, wines and full liquor bars. There’s so much to eat, drink and enjoy, surrounded by Palm trees and open water views.
Please make your plans now to attend America’s biggest and best waterfront blues festival. It’s all happening on the waterfront in St Petersburg, Florida, on April 7, 8, 9, 2017. Join us for 24 great blues shows on the shores of Tampa Bay!!