Mark Your Calendar Now!
From the 23rd through the 24th of February, people in Clearwater, will visit Coachman Park to hear outstanding blues music and savor delicious local seafood. The Clearwater Sea Blues Festival is two days of music, seafood and fun. It takes place at 301 Drew Street. Gates for this event open at noon. Mark your calendar and plan on attending this popular local music festival!
Some Popular Artists
Already, a number of outstanding performers plan to appear on stage. The current lineup includes these great artists:
Vintage Trouble: Hear an internationally known Rock and Blues quartet formed in 2010.
Fantastic Negrito: A popular artist reborn in the Blues tradition. Two-time Grammy winner!
Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band: An in-demand Country Blues band from Brown County, Indiana.
Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics: A leading Blues band from Atlanta.
Mark Telesca: This artist has gained acclaim performing Swamp Blues.
Jamie N Royce: Founded in 2017, this popular Blues band hales from Tampa.
The Devon Allman Project Featuring Duane Betts: The son of musician Gregg Allman, Devon Allman founded Honeytribe; born in Sarasota, Duane Betts has played rock and folk rock for many years with several bands, including Great Southern.
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram: A cousin of Charlie Pride, the renowned Kingfish studied at the Delta Blues Museum.
Davy Knowles: A musician dedicated to Blues/Rock/Roots.
RJ Howson & Friends: The band will include Gerardo Velez and others.
Victoria Ginty And Ladyhawke: A leading Blues act from Tampa Bay.
A Busy Schedule
The Event Venue has several drop-off gates. The Water Gate Entrance serves the disabled. Other people in attendance may enter through the Drew or the Osceola Gate Entrance. Attendees can find an interactive online downtown parking map to accommodate people requiring parking.
People purchasing tickets at the gate obtain service on a first-come, first-served basis until the event sells out. The Etix.com website serves as the official advance ticket seller. This annual music festival of seafood and fun occurs within the outdoor venue of Coachman Park. (The festival continues on schedule, rain or shine!)
The sponsors might announce changes to the lineup order of artists at a later date. Currently, several musicians will appear on designated days (either Saturday or Sunday). Prepare to attend one of the most popular events in Clearwater. Spend hours of fun enjoying this exciting Blues festival! Artist times will be announced the week of the show, but is subject to change.
A Few Do's (And Don'ts)
The event organizers urge everyone to enjoy this event! Do bring along bottled water, blankets, and a low profile lawn chair. Come with friends!
Don't bring drones or animals (except for service animals). Everyone purchasing a ticket agrees to submit to a TSA-style admissions inspection. The event strictly prohibits illicit drugs, weapons, outside food, coolers, open grilles, tents, and glass. Please leave Go Pro cameras, iPads, and video cameras at home. Thanks!
Cover photo courtesy of Clearwater Sea Blues Festival