by Wendy Lemlin
Chronic hunger can give anyone the blues. This weekend, however, the blues will be helping to kick hunger’s butt when the 4th annual AimLoan.com San Diego Blues Festival
Marcia Ball headlines Saturday at 6:30 pm
benefits the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. With headliners such as Marcia Ball, Booker T. Jones, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, Kim Wilson, and Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials, this year’s festival promises an eclectic spectrum of blues performers.
Running on September 26 & 27, from noon til 8pm at Embarcadero Marina Park North, the festival features continuous music alternating back and forth between 2 stages. Click here for the complete lineup. Tickets are $25 for a 1 day pass, $40 for a 2 day pass. VIP passes are $125 for one day, $200 for 2 days and include
- Early admission
- Preferred viewing area with tables, chairs and some shade
- Catered lunch and munchies
- Private bar service
- Private restrooms
- Two complimentary adult beverages
- Unlimited complimentary water and soft drinks
The festival began in 2011 with a mission to provide great blues music at an affordable price, and raise money to support the battle against hunger in our community. Since then, the festival’s sponsors and attendees have helped contribute more than 18 tons of food and more than $350,000 to help the Food Bank fight hunger in San Diego County.
For all the info, go to www,sdbluesfest.com