2014 Great American Blues Festival – Panama City Beach, Florida!
Blues lovers are in for a treat this year with a great new festival on Panama City Beach, Florida! Presented by Bud Light, The Great American Blues Festival is where attendees can look forward to a great celebration of American blues and BBQ! This inaugural event takes place on August 16th and 17th at Arron Bessant Park – in Pier Park – and is expected to bring in Blues fans from all over the region. This is a Not For Profit event created to benefit local charities in Bay County.
The Great American Blues Festival features some of the top Blues acts in the Nation. On Saturday, guests can look forward to Selwyn Birchwood, TC Carr, Big LLou’s Bluesville Review, The Betty Fox Band, and Jimmy Thackery, followed by another great line-up on Sunday with Canned Head, Honey Island Swamp Band, Louis Walker, Homemade Jamz Band, and Royal Southern Brotherhood.
The festival opens at noon with music starting at 1:00pm, and goes till 7:30pm both days, and will have fun activities such as The Great American BBQ Challenge, a 5k Squeal, and others – all alongside of the great shopping and entertainment venue, Pier park.
If you’re looking to visit Panama City Beach for this event there’s tons of accommodations close by, such as the Holiday Inn Resort right on the Gulf of Mexico – where guests can enjoy a room facing the Gulf and receive a $50 Resort Credit for a 2 night stay and $25 for each additional night!
Great packages like this make it easy to stay another day and enjoy the beach before or after the Blues Fest on August 16th & 17th! The resort credit can be used for breakfast, lunch, dinner, beach chair rentals, or beverages at either the Oasis Bar or SunSet Lounge! August 13th rates starting at only $169 but these low rates won’t last long.
Tickets are available and start as low as $25 if you purchase them before July 15th
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