Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

May 19 to May 20
From: 11:00 AM to 08:30 PM
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Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

2018 is the 20th Anniversary of the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival.

Check the festival website for a current list of performers.

Performers include:
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
  • Delbert McClinton
  • Keb' Mo' Band
  • Doyle Bramhall II
  • Shemkia Copeland
  • Mike Zito 
  • Mr. Sipp
  • Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band
  • Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton
  • Heather Gillis Band
  • Brandon Taz Niederauer
  • And many more!!
Brian Setzer and the Rockabilly Riot will be the closing performers on Saturday, May 19

Rain or Shine

Parking: Limited parking will be available first come first serve at Sandy Point State Park for $20/ car. Parking is also available at the Naval Academy Stadium for $10/ car and at Kent Island High School on the Eastern Shore with Shuttles running to and from the event throughout the day. Shuttle service will begin at both locations at 9am.
Concert stage with Jumbtron, large crafter village, a wide variety of food and drink, Beer and Wine, beach, lawn seating

What to Bring: Low back lawn or beach chair or blankets, sunblock, sunglasses.  Sun tents may be used on the beach as long as they don't impede anyone's view of the stage.

This Event is Brought to You By Sandy Point State Park

Sandy Point State Park provides its visitors with endless memories and unforgettable stories to be passed down from one generation to the next. The park is open year round. This 786-acre Maryland State Park is located along the Northwestern shore of the majestic Chesapeake Bay. The park’s beaches and picnic areas are well known for their breathtaking scenic water views that overlook one of Maryland’s true treasures, the Chesapeake Bay. The park was first opened on June 25, 1952 and has provided its guests with various activities and services ever since. Some of these activities and services include Swimming Beaches, Picnicking, Fishing, Crabbing, Boating, Hiking, Youth Group Camping, Areas of Historical Interest and Wildlife Viewing. The Park also offers a marina store and boat rentals.