Long Beach Blues Festival/KJAZZ Blues Bash

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Country and Region United StatesCalifornia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Long Beach, California USA
Festival Contact Information

Long Beach Blues Festival
KJazz 88.1 FM
1288 N Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90815 USA
Phone: (562) 985-5566
Fax: (562) 985-2982
Online email only

Festival Description

Long Beach Blues Festival is a two day outdoor blues festival that offers Latin, funk, jazz, rhythm and blues, and more. The line-up includes Joe Cocker, Kenny Neal, Rickie Lee Jones, War, Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson, Lucky Peterson and the Mannish Boys with Kid Ramos to name just a few. The festival is held at the athletic field at California State University.

Festival Dates September 3, 2011
Festival Links

http://www.longbeachbluesfestival.org/

Festival Events:

Lineup 2011:
  • James Cotton with special guest Robby Kriegr
  • Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials
  • Ana Popovic
  • Shawn Pittman
  • Sugaray (performing at pre-concert)

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Blogs:
  • Long Beach Blues Festival goes on hiatus; Blues Bash planned instead, by Chris Barton (Los Angeles Times, July 7, 2010)
    http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2010/07/long-beach-blues-festival-scales-back-becomes-blues-bash.html
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Practical Info:

Venue:
  • California State University
    Long Beach
    Athletic Field
    1250 N Bellflower Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90840
Hours:
  • Music begins at 11am and ends at 6pm
Gates:
  • General admission gate opens at 9am
  • Family Pack gate opens at 8:00am
  • Platinum Pass gate opens at 7:45am
  • Backstage Pass gate opens at 7:15am
Tickets:
  • $40 one-day ticket
  • $70 two-day ticket
  • Online ticket sales
    http://www.jazzandblues.org/

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