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Blues Festival Cruises Into LeClaire Park

Blues Festival Cruises Into LeClaire Park

It’s time for the 32nd Annual Mississippi Valley Blues Festival!

Head down to LeClaire Park, on the banks of the Mississippi in Davenport, Friday June 30 and Saturday July 1 for one of the Quad Cities’ most successful and enjoyable music festivals! The Mississippi Valley Blues Society has secured a line-up of musicians that you won’t want to miss.

The gates will open at 4 p.m. on Friday and 12 p.m. on Saturday. Music in the Local Scene Stage will begin immediately after the gates open. Advanced ticket prices are $10 Friday night and $15 for Saturday, and can be purchased online at https://midwestix.securemytix.com/event/mississippi-valley-blues-festival2837416. Ticket prices at the door will be $15 on Friday night and $20 on Saturday.

The Local Scene Stage will be featuring local and regional musicians throughout the festival. The W.D. Petersen Memorial Music Pavilion, the historical bandshell, will be showcasing some of the best blues performers around. BlueSKool, an area designated for children’s workshops will also be handing out harmonicas to all attendees while conducting blues educational programs.  For a full list of performers and schedules make sure to check out http://mvbs.org/blues-fest.php.

Volunteers are still needed for the festival. If you are interested in helping out with security (18 and over) or working in a beer tent (21 and over) please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1078334052268171 to sign-up.

The Mississippi Valley Blues Festival began back in 1985 and is now considered by many blues magazines to be among the top blues festivals in the country. Come and enjoy the down home and non-commercial feel that lets fest-goers sit back, relax and enjoy an incredible lineup of blues talent!



Blues Festival Cruises Into LeClaire Park

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Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.

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