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The Blues Sound Better in Bradenton

The 10th anniversary of the Bradenton Blues Festival Weekend, presented by BMO Harris Bank, will be held at LECOM Park on Friday, Dec. 3 and Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, with an outstanding lineup of talented blues musicians on the big stage. In addition to amazing music, you can purchase local craft beer and wine, delicious food, and cool festival merchandise.

The weekend wraps up with a tasty and soulful Bradenton Blues Brunch prepared by award-winning Chef Paul Mattison on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. Come and experience the blues in Bradenton!

COVID 19 protocols will be followed according to local health guidelines at the time of the event.

Where is Bradenton?

Bradenton is located on the west coast of Florida, just 8 miles east of the white sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key, 10 miles north of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, 40 miles south of the Tampa International Airport, 115 miles southwest of Orlando, and 240 miles northwest of Miami.

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More Than a Festival

The Bradenton Blues Festival is produced by Realize Bradenton, a nonprofit organization that brings people together to create a vibrant and prosperous downtown area for residents, visitors, and businesses.

Proceeds from the Bradenton Blues Festival support Realize Bradenton’s youth, art, and music programs that are free to the community, including our Blues in the Schools program.

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Interested in Sponsoring?

A limited number of sponsorships are available. For more information regarding sponsor benefits, email Karen@RealizeBradenton.com.

Sponsors, both individuals and businesses, are recognized with many months of printed ads, social media campaigns, public relations, and banners resulting in nearly one-million impressions! In addition, your recognition culminates on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Bradenton Blues Festival Sponsor Lounge, with an open bar, lunch, appetizers, and dinner.