The annual Bradenton Blues Festival will be held on the Riverwalk on December 2. *Check out the lineup for this year’s festival:
• Joe Louis Walker (2017 Grammy Nominee)
• Curtis Salgato
• Sugar Blue
• Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band
• Brody Buster (Between Sets)
• Nick Moss
• Vanessa Collier
• Sean Chambers Band
Other Events: On Friday, December 1, Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones and TC Carr & Bolts of Blue will be performing and Sunday, December 3, Damon Fowler & Matt Walker.
The event was sold out last year (over 3000 attended) and this year promises to be the same. The event is put on by Realize Bradenton. The organization is a nonprofit that has many other great events around Bradenton, headed by Johnette Isham.
The festival is presented by BM) Harris Bank. Gates open at 10am on December 2 and the music runs from 11-8. Tickets are $35 in advance; $50 at the gate (cash only); $30 per person for groups of 10 or more; $20 for students with student I.D.; and $10 for children, ages 5–12. Children ages 4 and under are admitted for free. One-hundred reserved front-of-stage seats are available for $100 per person.
Purchase tickets online at www.bradentonbluesfestival.org or they can be purchased in person Keeton’s Office & Art Supply (817 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton). Check out the website for all performance times and locations.
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