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2023 Downtown Sarasota Blues Festival

Featuredfri03mar4:00 pmfri10:00 pm2023 Downtown Sarasota Blues FestivalJD Hamel Park, Main St & S Gulfstream Ave, Sarasota4:00 pm - 10:00 pm AreaSarasotaCostFree TypeArt,Crafts,Music,Festival,Food

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If relaxing, having fun, enjoying good food and listening to great live music over the weekend ’The Plan’– we have exactly what you need at the Downtown Sarasota Blues Festival at J.D. Hamel Park in Sarasota, FL. Dates of the festivities are March 3-5, 2023.

The fun and relaxation begin Friday evening 4pm-10pm and continues Saturday 11am-10pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Admission is Free! The event is produced by Paragon Festivals.

Outdoor Event / Pet Friendly

Choose your foods from a diverse menu of barbeque and meat dishes (along with vegetarian and seafood of course) all cooked fresh on site by local restaurants and food purveyors. Select from a diversity of side dishes and of course – awesome desserts! Liquid refreshment includes selections of alcoholic, non-alcoholic and fruit drinks along with sodas and bottled water.

While enjoying your meal, sit back and relax to musical entertainment consisting of live on stage performances by creative and talented musicians from both the local and regional circuit. Performances scheduled for John Long (Blues), Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones (Blues), Sean Chambers (Blues, Rock), Memphis Rub Band (Blues, Rock), Joey Gilmore Band (Electric Blues, Soul), Memphis Lightning (Rock, Roots), Frank Bang (Blues), Lee Boys (Funk, Gospel), Bridget Kelly Band (Blues), JP Soars & The Red Hots (Blues, Roots), Mike Hund and His Allstar Band (Blues, Rock).

During breaks between performances, enjoy time shopping a marketplace of fine arts, crafts, and select fine products and food items.

This is the plan! All you need do is come and partake in the festivities! Remember: YOU are the most important ingredient and have earned this time! We look forward to seeing you and having you part of this growing event.

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(Friday) 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm


JD Hamel Park, Main St & S Gulfstream Ave, Sarasota


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