SARASOTA HAS THE BLUES
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Legendary Bobby Rush Headlines One-Day Event That Features Artists From Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana
BRADENTON, FL, Dec. 15, 2014 — The inaugural Suncoast Blues Festival will be
held Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds, and will feature artists
Bobby Rush, Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois King, Eden Brent, Zac Harmon, Vasti
Jackson and Mr. Sipp.
The Suncoast Blues Festival is produced by Jack Sullivan of Blues Music Magazine, Paul Benjamin, Founder of the North Atlantic Blues Festival and Greg Herndon of Mojoe Productions, Inc.
Bobby Rush, who has been performing for decades, has received numerous accolades throughout his career, including Grammy Award nominations, and many nominations and awards at the Blues Music Awards. Eden Brent is a Blues Music Award Winner in two categories: Acoustic Album of the Year and Acoustic Artist of the Year. Zac Harmon was named Best New Artist Debut at the XM Nation Music Awards and is an International Blues Challenge Winner. Mr. Sipp is the 2014 International Blues Challenge Winner and the 2014 Gibson Best Guitarist Award Winner.
The Suncoast Blues Festival will be held Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida 34237. Gates open at 11:00 AM. Tickets are $30 (through April 1, 2015). Tickets will be $40 at the gate on the day of the event.
Contact Info: 941-758-7585 Greg Herndon, Mojoe Productions, Inc.
207-596-6055 Paul Benjamin, North Atlantic Blues Festival
For Sponsorship/Vendor Inquiries and booking RV sites at the Sarasota Fairgrounds:
Contact Greg Herndon at 941-758-7585
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Mr. Sipp
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Vasti Jackson
2:30 PM – 3:40 PM Zac Harmon
3:55 PM – 5:05 PM Eden Brent
5:20 PM – 6:30 PM Smokin Joe Kubec /Bnois King
6:45 PM – 8:00 PM Bobby Rush
* Subject to change
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