DELRAY BEACH, FL − It’s back, it’s blue, and it’s bigger than ever, as Boston’s on the Beach presents the 2012 Red, White & Blues Festival. Spread over six days on six stages, the festival will showcase such celebrated blues artists as the legendary Bobby Rush, Tommy Castro and the Painkillers with special guest “Magic Dick,” John Mooney, Beverly McClellan, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones, The New Orleans Suspects, Southern Hospitality, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, Albert Castiglia, Homemade Jamz, and many others. About 40 acts are scheduled to appear, including some of South Florida’s most popular practitioners of blues, R&B, soul and roadhouse rock. Back handling hosting duties for the festival is local blues icon “Famous Frank” Ward, the guitar sensation and lead vocalist for The Nucklebusters. Famous Frank is also the host of Boston’s on the Beach’s popular “Blue Tuesdays,” which presents a diverse lineup of national artists traveling through south Florida and special guests. “In three short years, the Red, White & Blues Festival has become a big 4th of July tradition for performers and music lovers alike,” said Mark DeAtley, General Manager of Boston’s on the Beach. “The spirit and energy of having all these amazing artists come here to entertain gives the festival an exciting vibe all its own. Whether you love soulful, heartfelt vocals, stellar guitar work, or no-holds barred jam sessions, there’s truly something for everyone. We are also thrilled to be able to help our charity once again, the locally-based Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, which does great things for our Veterans.” Friday’s June 29th kickoff party is free. The admission for Saturday, June 30th and Sunday, July 1st is $25 daily. Admission for Monday, July 2nd is $10, with Tuesday, July 3rd and Wednesday, July 4th free. You can also take advantage of a 3-Day Pre-Sale Pass for only $40, limited availability. For those who plan on going all in, there’s the ultimate VIP Party Package for $75. This perks-infused deal includes an event pass, commemorative Red, White & Blues Festival t-shirt, event poster, VIP only raffle, four drink tickets, and a $10 food voucher.
For more information on the Red, White & Blues Festival, visit www.bostonsbluefest.com or call (561) 278-3364.
INFO & EVENT SCHEDULE 6 days and 6 stages of great food, fun, and live music in the Boston’s tradition! Rain or shine. Friday – Enjoy the “Unofficial” launch party with Pitbull of Blues, and a Blue Tuesday jam! Saturday and Sunday – Enjoy 3 stages of great entertainment as the “Sherwood Buick- GMC Stage” is loaded out to the Back Bay parking lot, along with live music at the new “Bacardi Sandbar” stage and the historical “Sam Adams Blue Tuesday Stage” inside. Plus, there will be an All Pro Jam inside on the Main Stage Saturday and Sunday nights. Monday – Enjoy the Legendary John Mooney, straight from New Orleans for an intimate concert at the Sandbar. Tuesday – A1A is closed in the evening for three stages of great Blues from 6-10pm, and wind up Blue Tuesday with Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band. Wednesday – Great bands again all day at Boston’s on the Beach, The Sandbar, and the Oceanfront Stage on A1A, a great fireworks display in the evening, compliments of the City of Delray Beach, and the closing show inside on the Blue Tuesday Stage.