Phoenix AZ (January 28, 2014) – The 23rd Annual Blues Blast, presented by The Phoenix Blues Society, 501(c)(3), will take place March 8, 2014 at Margaret T. Hance Park at 3rd St. & Moreland near downtown Phoenix.
Gates will open at 10 a.m. with music starting at 11a.m. Headliners: Samantha Fish and Sugar Ray Rayford with the Rhythm Room All-stars will join The Mike Eldred Trio, Paul Cruize Blues Crew and Leon J’s Juke Joint. Local favorite Hans Olson will provide entertainment between acts throughout the afternoon.
Food, beverages and vendors will be on site. There will be master musicians conducting a free music workshop for kids 12-18 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. There also will be an art project open for everyone’s contribution. Arizona Lindy Hop Society’s Steve Conrad will offer free swing dance lessons during band breaks for those interested in learning or improving their technique.
Admission is $22 in advance and $25 day of show. Children under 16 accompanied by a parent will be admitted free. Early Bird tickets are available now until Feb.1 at www.bluesblast2014.eventbrite.com Tickets can be purchased online until day of show.
No ice chests or coolers of any kind are allowed. No pets. Pop-ups are allowed at the rear of the audience. Re-entry to the park is prohibited.
The park is easily accessible from the I-10 freeway and light rail.