With the Bradenton Blues Festival less than two months away, we are building excitement with the “Blues Bar Buzz” concert series, featuring top blues artists performing live at local music venues. Each “buzz” event will have Bradenton Blues Festival t-shirts available for $20, limited-edition posters for $30, and general admission tickets for $25 ($5 off the advance ticket price of $30).
Mark your calendars for these Blues Bar Buzz Events:
- October 21, 8–11 p.m., Blue Rooster: The kickoff “Buzz” event features acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, Kenny Neal, who is widely renowned as a modern swamp-blues master. Purchase tickets in advance for $15–$20 at www.BlueRoosterSRQ.com or by calling (941) 388-7539.
- November 10, 5–7 p.m., Ace’s Live: This funk-flavored, rock-soul infused “Buzz” event features Holey Miss Moley, a high-energy nine-piece band that is reminiscent of old school 70s funk melded with disco, jazz, soul and hip-hop. Manatee Young Professionals Fall Funk event takes place alongside the “Buzz” event. There is a $5 cover charge at the door.
- November 12, 8 p.m., Ace’s Live: The “Buzz” series wraps up with Joe Louis Walker, a Blues Hall of Fame Inductee and four-time Blues Music Award winner. Purchase tickets in advance for $15 at www.AcesLiveMusic.com
For tickets and general information about the 2016 Bradenton Blues Festival, visit www.BradentonBluesFestival.org.