The Eureka Springs Blues Weekend, a premier event held each year in Northwest Arkansas, has announced their lineup for 2016 and once again it looks like an amazing list of don't miss blues artists and activities. The ES Blues Weekend is once again partnering with Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge so attending this family friendly event is a win-win situation for blues lovers and the big cats alike!
Read on for the full information recently released to fans and subscribers.
"Presented by The 1905 Basin Park Hotel and The Eureka Springs City Advertising & Promotion Commission, the 2016 Eureka Springs Blues Weekend, June 16 through 19, will feature four days of great blues music, including headliner shows at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and great national, regional and local blues acts at venues all around historic Eureka Springs, Arkansas. We're moving our headliner shows to Turpentine Creek's Main Stage, giving everyone a true festival experience with plenty of FREE parking, arts & crafts vendors, fun activities for kids of all ages, lots of great food and beverages for sale and four days of music from the "The Who's Who of the Blues"! Then at sundown we'll shut down the Main Stage at Turpentine Creek to give everyone a chance to enjoy even more Blues until the "wee hours" every day at venues all around Eureka Springs!
Some of the acts appearing are Grammy Award winner Alvin Youngblood Hart's Muscle Theory, Arkansas blues legend CeDell Davis and The Brethren, Blues Music Award winner Hadden Sayers, Damon Fowler (now on tour with Butch Trucks), International Blues Challenge winner The Delgado Brothers, The Ghost Town Blues Band, Ozarks Blues Society Blues Challenge solo winner Jimmy Wayne Garret, Ozarks Blues Society Blues Challenge band winner Divas On Fire, The Cate Brothers, IBC Finalists Trey and Jason, The John Calvin Brewer Band, Isayah's All-Stars, George Hunt's Blues For Kids harmonica workshop, 15-year-old American Idol contestant Ethan Kuntz, Brick Fields Gospel Sunday Brunch and many, many more acts appearing at our partner venues all around town. From headliner shows at America's premiere Big Cat Refuge to dance bands in dive bars, Blues Weekend will feature every shade of The Blues!
Volunteers who put in at least two shifts get great benefits, including entrance to the festival, a festival t-shirt, merchandise discounts and more! Sign up today at EurekaSpringsBlues.com.
Individual day tickets go on sale on April 1."