Stage Fort Park, Gloucester
Now in its fourth year this annual event brought jazz lovers from far and wide to Gloucester in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Nearly 1,500 people attended the last year’s third annual festival and this year’s show should exceed that number with the interest that has been generated.
Make sure to get your tickets early as blues lovers from throughout the Northeast will look to get the best seats in this beautiful harborside park. World-class blues will reverberate through the park with some of the nation’s finest performers playing from the Gloucester Blues stage. This year’s list of performers includes: Biscuit Miller, Tinsley Ellis and Sugar Ray and the Blues Tones. Located right on the harbor at beautiful Cressey’s Beach, the event will have a beer garden and outstanding food vendors. Bring your own chairs or blankets (sorry, no pets, no umbrellas and no coolers). Tickets are $28.00 in advance or $40.00 at the gate. To purchase advance tickets online up until August 2, and for further information, visit gloucesterbluesfestival.com. Onsite parking is $15.00 (free on-street parking is limited to 1 to 2 hours).