Bradenton Blues Festival

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020

The Bradenton Blues Festival, presented by BMO Harris Bank, brings musicians of national and regional acclaim to the big stage on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, from 11 a.m.–8p.m., representing a variety of blues styles.

This year’s lineup includes: Billy Branch, nominated for 2020 BMAs, which include Album of the Year & Traditional Blues Album for Roots and Branches, The Songs of Little Walter, BB King Entertainer, Instrumentalist – Harmonica, & Traditional Blues Male Artist. In 2018, Lucky Peterson Tribute was nominated in the UK for Best Blues Act Award. Mud Morganfield won the Living Blues Album of the Year Award and was nominated for the Best Album and the Traditional Blues Male Artist Album of the 2013 Blues Foundation Blues Music Awards. Selwyn Birchwood won Blues Music Award and Living Blues Critics’ Award for Best Debut Album of 2014, and he won the 2015 Blues Blast Rising Star Award. Terrie Odabi is 2020 BMA Nominee for Soul Blues Female Artist. Marquise Knox’s debut album MANCHILD was nominated for a Blues Music Award for Best New Artist Debut. The release also received worldwide acclaim, including Living Blues’ Best Debut Artist Award. The Jimmys won 2018 MAMA Awards for Keyboardist of the Blues Performer of the Year.

In addition to amazing music, you can purchase local craft beer, imports, domestics, and wine, delicious food, and cool festival merchandise.

This is a Sellout Festival!

Buy your tickets before planning your trip! The festival has sold out every year; tickets to the 2017 and 2018 festival sold out weeks before Thanksgiving and in 2019 before Halloween. For the safety and enjoyment of all attendees, there are a limited number of tickets available to all three events.

The Bradenton Blues Festival is located at LECOM Park, 1611 9th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205.