(St. Petersburg, FL) – The Tampa Bay Blues Festival returns to the waterfront in St Petersburg, Florida, on April 6, 7, 8 2018. 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 6, dig Robert Cray, Beth Hart, John Nemeth, Chris Beard, Jonn Del Toro Richardson.
Saturday, April 7, features Buddy Guy, Ronnie Earl, Janiva Magness, Eric Gales, and Quinn Sullivan.
Sunday, April 8, Delbert McClinton, Sugaray Rayford, Mississippi Heat, Band of Friends “A Celebration of Rory Gallagher Feat. Davy Knowles, Gerry Mcavoy, Ted Mckenna,” and Tad Robinson
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 5, the official Tampa Bay Blues Fest “Kick Off Party” is returning to the beautiful Palladium Theater, at 253 Fifth Avenue North, St Petersburg. Join us and our festival sponsors for a great show with BMA winning soul blues singer and harp master, John Nemeth and his band with a monster horn section! This show’s at 8 pm and tickets are $25.
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 6, 7, 8, 2018. Join us for all these great blues shows on the shores of Tampa Bay!