Steve Simon, Blues Boss of the world-renowned Johnnie Walker St. John Blues Festival proudly says this year's festival will have two nights of celebrity concerts in the Coral Bay Ball Field.
The two 'star studded shows" will play Friday evening, March 18th, and Saturday evening, March 19th.
Friday evening will feature Grady Champion and his band, Candye Kane and Blind Pig Records recording artist Albert Cummings.
And then taking the stage at 8:00 pm on Saturday evening will be Telarc recording artists Moreland & Arbuckle, the "Queen of Memphis" Reba Russell and her band and the man who inspired John Belushi to create the Blues Brothers, Curtis Salgado and his Big Band.
Tickets will go on sale right after the 1st of the year and will be available on St. John at Connections in Cruz Bay, Connections in Coral Bay, Chelsea Drugs in the Marketplace and on St. Thomas at Chelsea Drugs in Red Hook.
Advance tickets are $25 for each night or $45 for a two night pass. Tickets purchased at the gate will be $30 each night. All children under 16 are admitted free.
There will be $5 safari taxi rides to the Coral Bay Ball Field from the Cruz Bay passenger ferry dock and from the Coral Bay Ball Field to the Cruz Bay passenger ferry dock all night long both evenings.
The 9th Annual Johnnie Walker St. John Blues Festival is brought to you by Johnnie Walker, The Lumberyard Complex, Merchants Commercial Bank, the U.S.V.I Department of Tourism, Rotary of St. John, The Gifft Hill School, Shipwreck Landing Restaurant, Rhumblines, The Beach Bar, Sun Dog Cafe, Jeff & Bonnie Simon and Steve and Helen Simon.
The Inquiring Iguana encourages you to make your plans to stay at his Blue Tang villa while you're sampling the Festival and the island's joys.
2 thoughts on “2011 Blues Festival – Twice as Nice”
I can’t come but would love to buy a tee shirt. How can I do that???
we are all getting excited to be coming in 5 weeks ,, st john,,all 6 of us are sharing a fab villa in choc hole the 3rd week of April,,so what is happening that week,,did we miss all the special events?? Curious, but not to worry,,either way, we will be in our fav paridise..see u all soon…Laura r