Wilmington Riverfront Blues Festival in Tune for August Concerts
If you love music, this is an event you just won’t want to miss!
The Riverfront Blues Festival is a 3 day, outdoor music festival held on Wilmington’s Riverfront at Tubman-Garrett Park. This year’s festival is scheduled, rain or shine, for August 5 – 7, 2011. The three-day event includes local, national and international artist on two stages. The festival begins Friday evening with gates opening at 4:30 pm. Friday acts include Joanne Shaw Taylor, Smokin Joe Kubek with Bnois King, and the James Cotton Band.
Saturday gates open at 11:00 am with main stage performances that include Travis Haddix, E.C. Scott, Vasti Jackson, and the Chicago Blues Reunion featuring Barry Goldberg, Nick Gravenites, Corky Siegel, Sam Lay, Rick Reed, and Gary Mallaber. Sunday’s main stage performances start at 12:30 pm and include Jumpin Johnny Sansone, Tab Benoit, and The Lowrider Band featuring B.B. Dickerson, Harold Brown, Howard Scott, and Lee Oskar.
Although we are in Pennsylvania, Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast is less than a 30 minute drive to the riverfront.