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Joliet Blues Festival 2018

Save the date! The Joliet Blues Festival is taking place from 4:00pm to 11:00pm on August 11th, 2018 in Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park.

Throughout the duration of the event, 5 different blues artists and bands will take the stage. This year’s lineup is as follows:

4:00pm: “Big Dog Mercer” - 2016 Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Inductee

5:30pm : “The HepKats”

7:00pm: “Mojo Morganfield” - the youngest son of World Famous Muddy Waters

8:30pm: “Mike Wheeler”

10:00pm “The Jamiah Rogers Band ‘Blues Superman’”

Beer, wine, and limited mixed drinks will be available for purchase during the event, with sales ending at 10:30pm. Food will also be available for purchase from the concession stand inside the park.

Tickets for the event are $10 if purchased in advance, and $15 for tickets purchased on the day of the event. All proceeds from the Joliet Blues Festival will benefit the Will-Joliet Bicentennial Park, Inc., which has been raising funds for the Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Community Theater and its programs since 1976.

For more information on The Joliet Blues Festival, visit their website at https://www.jolietbluesfestival.com/