Artists in Partnership Inc. and the Long Beach Public Library present the 11th Annual Barrier Beach Blues and Arts Festival - June 13th- June 16th, 2019- FREE
Artists in Partnership, Inc. and the Long Beach Public Library are pleased to announce that GUY DAVIS, American Blues Ambassador, musician, author, actor, and son of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee will be kicking off the 11th Annual Barrier Beach Blues and Arts Festival in the City of Long Beach on Thursday evening, June 13 at 7:30pm. Davis is the recipient of the Blues Foundation's "Keeping the Blues Alive" award, has been nominated for numerous Blues awards and has recorded over a dozen albums, some which have earned top 10 spots on the music charts.
Thursday, June 13th- Long Beach Public Library- 111 West Park Ave.
7:30-9:00- GUY DAVIS, American Blues Ambassador, musician, author, actor, and son of Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis. Recipient of the Blues Foundation's "Keeping the Blues Alive" award.
Friday, June 14th - Long Beach Public Library- 111 West Park Ave.
7:00- TOBY WALKER-1st place recipient of the International Blues Challenge Award in Memphis and the NY Music Award for best instrumental CD
8:15 - HOODOO LOUNGERS- Winners of the 2018 BEST CD OF THE YEAR award from the L.I. BLUES SOCIETY 9 piece band traditional New Orleans Jazz, Brass Band, Gospel, classic R&B and funk.
Saturday, June 15th- Long Beach Public Library outdoors at Arts in the Plaza (in front of City Hall) In the event of rain, programs will be held at the Long Beach Public Library. BRING CHAIRS.
12:30- SARAH PALERMO and BARRELHOUSE BLUES- This Long Island based band will be rocking out the Plaza and jamming to the blues
Saturday Evening- Long Beach Public Library- 111 West Park Ave.
7:00- IRVING LOUIS LATTIN -Chicago born/NYC Bluesman and Barrier Beach Blues Veteran.
8:15-REGINA BONELLI BAND- New York Blues Hall Of Fame singer/songwriter and "Reigning Queen of NYC Blues"
Thursday, June 13th- 9:00- Half Moon Bar and Grill -22 East Park Avenue- Classic Blues by Harmonica Master MITCH WEISS with KEN KRESGE and JACK FALCO
Saturday, June 15th - 10:00- Half Moon Bar and Grill -22 East Park Avenue- featuring J. BRITTANY and the ROCK BOTTOM BLUES BAND.
Sunday, June 16th-6-9:00pm- JJ Coopers- 124 West Park Avenue-- BLUES JAM with BENOIR & FRIENDS