St. Johns River Blues Festival; Friday, November 19th thru Sunday, November 21st | Arts & Culture

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St. Johns River Blues Festival; Friday, November 19th thru Sunday, November 21st

An exciting two nights and two days of great, home grown blues is planned for Palatka during the 1st Annual, 2010

National recording artist and Jacksonville native, “Ben Robinson”, Kingsnake Records recording artist, from Savannah, “Eric Culberson”, Gainesville’s “Bridgett Kelly & Tim Fik” and from Ocala, The Delta Blues Legend, “Willie Green” headline the evening shows. The Kim Ricks Blues Band, The Blues-O-matics, Franc Robert, Rocco Blu, Lil Jake and the Soul Searchers, The Georgia Allstars, Blues Lightning, The A1A Blues Band, The SPHammond Band, The Alligator Cowboys, Tropical Whiskey, The Whiskey River Band, Out of the Blue, The Florida Tazers, The Wayne Johnson Band and Shelby and the Mustangs, compete for more than $6000.00 in prizes, bookings and concert appearances donated by The Arts Council of Greater Palatka, Downtown Blues Bar & Grill and Medusa Studios on our two downtown Palatka Stages.

The daytime blues competition in friendly downtown Palatka begins at 10 AM Saturday and covers five blocks of beautiful St. Johns Ave., and ends Sunday at 6 PM. Fun rides, face painting, arts, crafts and great food will fill the streets around two blues competition stages, one at the Putnam County Court House and the other at Prosperity Bank parking lot. 

The St. Johns River Blues Festival, Inc., is a not for profit Florida Corporation with the goal to provide scholarships to Putnam County performing and fine arts students.

www.stjohnsriverbluesfestival.com

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