The Original Tampa Bay Blues Festival
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Good times on Tampa Bay!
The Tampa Bay Blues Festival is one of the world’s finest blues music events, staged in the tropical setting of Vinoy Park on the shores of Tampa Bay. Please join us on April 12, 13, & 14, 2019, for three great days of blues by the bay! BUY your Tickets and VIP passes NOW!
Each year since 1995, some of the biggest names in blues music have taken the stage at the Tampa Bay Blues Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida. Blues enthusiasts from all over the world come to scenic Vinoy Park to watch this spectacular showcase of American Blues music, performed right on the waterfront. With acres of plush grass and palm trees, Vinoy Park is the perfect tropical setting for one of the world’s biggest and best blues concerts.
JONNY LANG 8:30p.m.
SAMANTHA FISH 6:30p.m.
CURTIS SALGADO 4:30p.m.
J.T. LAURITSEN & THE BUCKSHOT HUNTERS 2:30p.m.
SPOONFUL OF BLUES 12:30p.m.
BOZ SCAGGS 8:30p.m.
SHEMEKIA COPELAND 6:30p.m.
THE CONNECTION WITH MIKE WELCH AND SPECIAL GUESTS 4:30p.m.
MR. SIPP 2:30p.m.
VANESSA COLLIER 12:45p.m.
J.P. SOARS’ GYPSY BLUE REVUE 11:30am
Louisiana Blues Experience!
TAB BENOIT 8:30p.m.
KENNY NEAL 6:30p.m.
C.J. CHENIER & THE RED HOT LOUISIANA BAND 4:30p.m.
MIKE ZITO 2:30p.m.
ROSIE LEDET & THE ZYDECO PLAYBOYS 1:00p.m.
Artist and times subject to change
General Admission Tickets:
Friday – $50
Saturday – $50
Sunday – $40
Three Day Pass – $115
Tickets are available on our Buy Tickets page
Gates open at approximately noon each day. Re-admittance at the gate on 5th Avenue NE with hand stamp. Children 12 & under are free! No re-entry for general admission tickets.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
Friday: gates open at approximately 11:30 a.m.
Saturday: gates open at approximately 11:00 a.m.
Sunday: gates open at approximately noon
Music will continue until 10:00 p.m. each evening
Free Festival Shuttle Hours:
Friday – 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.
Saturday – 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.
Sunday – 12:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.
Street parking is also available on the streets of northeast St Petersburg, subject to posted city restrictions.
Gates open at noon . Re-Entry with hand stamp at main gate. Children under 12 admitted for free
Sundial Parking Garage ($10) – 117 Second Street North
Southcore Parking Garage ($10) – 101 First Avenue North
Free Festival Shuttle Stops (runs about every 15 minutes on First Street):
– For Sundial Garage – east side of First Street – midblock between First Avenue North and Second Avenue North
– For Southcore Garage – First Street just south of First Avenue South (in front of Al Lang Baseball Field parking lot)
We recommend the Sundial and Southcore parking garages, as they are shaded from the sun and are in generally safe and protected locations and a fairly short walk/shuttle ride to Vinoy Waterfront Park.
SEE WEBSITE FOR SHUTTLE/PARKING MAP
701 Bayshore Drive Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL 33701