The Mimbres Region Arts Council’s (MRAC) unparalleled Blues Festival, the last remaining FREE Blues Festival in the Southwest, celebrates 21 extraordinary years of success with the Silver City Blues & Bikes Festival, and an expansion that will include a third full day of motorcycle related activities on Friday, May 27 in and around Gough Park. The festival runs through Sunday afternoon, May 29. Presented in and around Silver City’s Gough Park, the Silver City Blues & Bikes Festival is the same great festival you’ve come to expect, renamed and expanded for a total Blues & Bikes Lovers Experience.
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.
Go to the Blues Page for lineup info.