The 3rd Annual Great American Blues & Barbeque.
This Festival returns on Saturday, September 13th, 2008 in the heart of downtown San Rafael. This wonderful Festival celebrates Marin and America's outstanding heritage of great music and the great American roots of the Blues Performances by local and national blues artists are featured on multiple stages. Food concessions and competitions focus on the great American original, Barbeque, in all its varied glory. The closure of Fourth Street for this event will provide a geographic and philosophical location both at the center of the City's business district and the heart of Marin County.
The Festival celebrates San Rafael and Marin's outstanding heritage of great music, it's world famous musicians and the great American roots of the blues. The Festival promotes Marin and San Rafael merchants, businesses and the many local organizations supporting and promoting music.
The Festival showcases Marin's wealth of musical creativity and resources. Opportunities abound for Marin based performing blues artists and groups to participate. Vendor displays and presentations range from antique and handmade musical instruments to cutting edge music and sound equipment. Performances of local and national blues artists are featured on the main stage. Food concessions focus on the great American original, Barbeque, in all its varied glory. The finest in local brews, wines and other fine beverages fill out the equation for fun.
The Great American Blues & Barbeque Festival promotes awareness and support for Prader-Willie Syndrome research.
Official Website: http://teamproevent.com/events/Blues-BBQ.html
Added by kevinthegreat on July 9, 2008