Bring the family Friday night starting at 6 PM for the opening party picnic in Gough Park, with music by CW Ayon. W & N’s beer garden and food vendors will be open for business. Opening night features a twilight Busted Knuckle Harley Stunt show, followed immediately by the famous Festival Kick-Off Dance at Q’s Southern Bistro with Southern California’s blues rockers Harlis Sweetwater Band performing from 8:30-11 PM (Tickets $15). Proceeds from this event help keep the festival free.
Saturday don’t miss the after hours Blues Jam Session with festival performers, led by Miller & the Other Sinners at the Little Toad downtown (Tickets $15). 9 PM – 1 AM. Proceeds from this event help keep the festival free.
The 21st Annual Silver City Blues & Bikes Festival Featured Artist, Jean Beffort, owner of ASpace Gallery, has created a one-of-a-kind masterpiece entitled All Aboard, featuring the Grant County legend Madame Millie riding a vintage motorcycle. The framed collage, measuring 20” x 24”, is a mixed media mosaic collage.
The piece chronicles the life and times of Madame Millie and her many exploits.
It has been donated by the artist to the Silver City Blues & Bikes Festival. Proceeds from the sale will benefit MRAC programming, including the newly launched Music Matters program, supporting music education in area schools.
For more information on Jean Beffort and ASpace Gallery please visit: http://aspacestudioartgallery.com/
Check out the 2015 lineup here.
Check out the 2014 lineup here.
Check out photo galleries of past Silver City Bluesfests here.