BLUES FOR FOOD FEST 2012: Sixth annual Labor Day weekend event celebrates community, food and music.
Saturday, September 1, 12 noon-9:00 pm at Magnuson Park Amphitheatre & P-Patch, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle 98115
Proceeds support P-Patch Trust and Washington Blues Society
WHAT IS BLUES FOR FOOD FEST?
- An all-ages all-day celebration of good friends, good food and good music, featuring some of the finest blues bands in the Northwest.
- A community party to raise awareness about hunger and the P-Patch giving gardens in Seattle that donate over 28,000 pounds of organic produce to people in need every year.
WHAT CAN YOU DO THERE?
- Groove to local blues legends.
- Enjoy fabulous food by local food truck vendors Where Ya At Matt, Snout & Co. and Parfait Ice Cream.
- Sip a beverage in the beer and wine garden.
- Bid on scrumptious pies at the homemade pie auction.
- Donate your homegrown produce at the Lettuce Link/Solid Ground “Beet Hunger” booth.
- Take the kids to the delightful and interactive children’s garden.
- Learn how P-Patch gardeners are educating and inspiring all age groups about the joys of organic gardening.
12:00: Lil Bill Trio
1:30: Stacy Jones Band
3:00: Ben Rice
4:30: Lady A and the Baby Blues Funk Band
6:00: Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps
7:30: Junkyard Jane’s 15 year Anniversary Party with Sue Orfield
WHY BLUES FOR FOOD FEST?
Seattle’s P-Patch giving gardens, community farms and community fruit tree harvests donate close to 15 tons of fresh organic produce every year to local food banks, meals-on-wheels programs, transitional housing, and shelters for women and children. BLUES FOR FOOD FEST is a collaborative effort with the Washington Blues Society. Proceeds from the event benefit P-Patch food bank and giving gardens, the P-Patch Trust, and the WBS Musicians’ Relief Fund.
$15 in advance, $20 at the door, free for kids under 12.
Bike or bus, but if you come by car, there’s LOTS OF FREE PARKING