Waukesha BluesFest Full Entertainment Line-up Announced


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In addition to the previously announced Waukesha BluesFest headliners California blues guitarist Coco Montoya on Friday, August 10th and the soul infused blues rock of JJ Grey on Saturday, August 11th, the Waukesha BluesFest is bringing one of its most exciting stage line-ups to Naga-Waukee Park this summer. The Waukesha Rotary Club, the presenter of Waukesha BluesFest, has announced of the following acts:

Friday, August 10th: Coco Montoya; James Armstrong; Perry Weber & The DeVilles; Queenie & The Blue Cats; Maple Road; Jonny T-Bird & The MPs

Saturday, August 11th: JJ Grey & Mofro; Lightnin’ Malcolm; The Spark Plugz; The Mighty Imperials; The Organgrinders; Los Guys; Steve Cohen

Waukesha BluesFest, “An American Music and Art Festival, is in its sixth year and is held at Naga-Waukee Park in Delafield, 1/2 mile north of I-94 on STH 83. Gates will open at 12:30 pm both days with the music running from 1 pm until 10:30 pm.

In addition to the live music entertainment, Waukesha BluesFest will feature an exceptional selection of food from Café Esperanza and Weissgerber’s Seven Seas and Gasthaus restaurants, Keopsell’s Popcorn, a full selection of beverages and an Art Show featuring regional and locally known artists. Applications for artists interested in being considered for the Waukesha BluesFest Art Show are still being accepted, contact Lynn Gaffey at the Almont Gallery in Waukesha at 262-542-1522.

Advance tickets went on sale Tuesday, May 1. Waukesha BluesFest fans can recognize significant savings by purchasing their tickets in advance. Through June 30, a single day pass will cost $10 and a 2-day pass will cost $17. From July 1 through August 9 ticket prices are $15 for a single day pass and $25 for a 2-day pass. At-the-gate prices will be $20 for a single day and $35 for the 2-day pass. Parking and taxes are included with the admission price. Tickets will also be available by mail order and at a number of local area businesses.

Major sponsors include the Waukesha law firm of Cramer, Multhauf & Hammes, LLP, Clear Channel Outdoor, and Waukesha State Bank.

Proceeds from the event will be distributed by the Waukesha Rotary Club Charitable Fund to local charities and civic projects. For additional information on the event, email [email protected], or call 1-800-366-1961.

About the Waukesha Rotary Club: The Waukesha Rotary Club was formed in 1920. Since then, the Club has initiated more than eight hundred members in its 91 years. The Waukesha Rotary Club is one of 33,000 Rotary Clubs in more than 200 countries and geographic areas, and its members total 88 of more than 1.2 million Rotarians worldwide. Rotary Club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto “Service above Self.” Past recipients of the Waukesha Rotary Club’s charitable giving include Angel’s Grace Hospice, Whiterock Elementary School, the Volunteer Center of Waukesha County, The Women’s Center, Inc., Salvation Army, Waukesha Family YMCA, UP Connection, Inc., Literary Council of Greater Waukesha, Haiti and many more.

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