2nd Annual Venice Blues Festival
Venice Main Street and the Suncoast Blues Society Present the 2nd Annual Venice Blues Festival-
For Immediate Release
Venice Main Street along with The Suncoast Blues Society are proud to present the 2nd annual Venice Blues Festival Saturday November 15th from 11am-7 pm at Maxine Barritt Park located on the Beach. The festivals new location just south of Venice Pier and Sharky’s will make this event very special.
“This is great” says Steve Arvey one of the festivals co-producers and Blues Society Ambassador. People will be able to go in the ocean and take a dip in the middle of the day at this fest. The headliner of this years Venice Brews and Blues Festival will be International touring blues legend Mac Arnold. His career has spanned 40 years with performances throughout the United States and Europe. He was a member of Muddy Waters Band in the 60’s and recorded with John Lee Hooker. We also have blues guitar master Joe Moss from Chicago with his powerful voice and string bending blues.
Kat Riggins is a great blues and soul singer from the east coast of Florida and will have you rocking during her set. Local favorite Twinkle and Rock Soul Radio just released a new CD and you will get to hear songs from that new release. Blues guitar player RJ Howson who just won the 2014 IBC award for the SW Florida blues society will amaze you with his guitar playing and songs. 20 year old Piano Boogie boogie and blues master Luca Sestak from Germany kicks off the fest at 11 am. The Florida Blues Brothers will be making appearances all day and will MC the event.
This event has been sponsored by local businesses and breweries. Proceeds of this event will be helping Venice Schools acquire instruments for their education programs…
11:00-11:45 Am Luca Sestak
12:00-1:00 pm RJ Howson
1:15-2:15 pm Twinkle and Rock Soul Radio
2:30-3:30 Kat Riggins
4-5 pm Joe Moss
5:30 Pm-7pm Mac Arnold