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The Bay Area’s Summer Blues

Warm weather brings four cool blues music festival to the Bay
By - posted 7/16/2015

Although we’re thousands of miles from Chicago and Memphis, we’re getting close to our San Francisco “summer” and that means bring on the blues!

2015 Bay Area Summer Blues Festivals

 

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6th Annual Blues & Brews

July 17-18 | FREE | Petaluma
Come enjoy an afternoon of free blues concerts, along with craft beer tastings and activities for the whole family at the 6th Annual Pleasant Hill Blues & Brews Festival in Pleasant Hill Park

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Great American Blues & BBQ Festival

July 19 | $10 | San Rafael

This finger lickin’ good festival returns to the heart of downtown San Rafael to celebrate America’s outstanding heritage of Blues and Roots music and tasty barbeque.

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PAL Blues, Arts & BBQ

July 22-25 | FREE | Redwood City

The 2015 Redwood City PAL Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival features live blues, gospel, and R&B musicians from the Bay Area and beyond plus an Art on the Square festival. Free concerts on Wednesday and Friday night, with an all day music festival on Saturday.

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Bay Area Blues Festival

September 26-27 | FREE | Historic Downtown Martinez

Continuing the merger of two great festivals, the Downtown Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival and San Francisco’s Polk Street Blues Festival, get ready for a big two-day street party in Martinez with blues on two stages, arts, crafts and street painting.

 


Saturday, July 21

9th Annual Blues & Brews Festival | Pleasant Hill
Saturday, July 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks, or buy tasting tickets in advance.
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9th Annual Blues & Brews Festival | Pleasant Hill

Come enjoy an afternoon of free blues concerts, along with craft beer tastings and activities for the whole family at the 9th Annual Pleasant Hill Blues & Brews Festival in Pleasant Hill Park. 2018 Brews & Blues Festival -Friday pre-party, July 20 | 6-9 pm -Saturday, July ...

Friday, July 27

2018 Blues Fest Friday Night Party | Redwood City
Friday, July 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2018 Blues Fest Friday Night Party | Redwood City

The 2018 Redwood City PAL (Police Activities League) Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival features wonderful live music from the Bay Area and beyond, Art on the Square, a family area, and food and drink vendors. This event helps support PAL’s educational and recreational summer programs for ...

Saturday, July 28

2018 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City
Saturday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2018 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City

The 2018 Redwood City PAL (Police Activities League) Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival features wonderful live music from the Bay Area and beyond, Art on the Square, a family area, and food and drink vendors. This event helps support PAL’s educational and recreational summer programs for ...

Saturday, August 18

2018 Bay Area Blues Festival | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk Street
2018 Bay Area Blues Festival | SF

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. They are bringing the festival back to Polk Street. Please ...

Sunday, August 19

2018 Bay Area Blues Festival | SF
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk Street
2018 Bay Area Blues Festival | SF

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. They are bringing the festival back to Polk Street. Please ...

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