7th Annual Bay Area Blues Festival

Event has passed (Sat Sep 23, 2017 - Sun Sep 24, 2017)
Downtown Martinez
10am - 6pm


Perfectly set in Historic Downtown Martinez, the 7th Annual Bay Area Blues Festival is a lively weekend filled with authentic blues music on Saturday and Sunday, September 23 & 24 from 10 am to 6 pm. This free event, produced by Steven Restivo Event Services and presented by Main Street Martinez, is so much more than music with beautiful art and craft booths, gourmet food from local restaurants, bistro-style seating areas, craft beer, fine wines and more. Additionally, there will be activities for the kids and a farmers market. Don’t miss the street painting artists that will create spectacular chalk art with both a blues and the traditional Italian theme.
The Bay Area Blues Festival is proud to showcase a variety of blues musicians during its free, two-day event in Martinez. The entertainment line-up has just been announced. Please see below for full line-up. For updates and more information about the event, visit BayAreaBluesFestival.com or call 800-310-6563.

Bay Area Blues FestivalA free two-day festival featuring the best of the blues and festival fun

Saturday & Sunday, September 23rd & 24th
10 am – 6 pm ~ Rain or shine

Saturday, September 23rd
Court Street Stage:
Noon-1:30 pm Evan Thomas Blues Revue
2:00-3:30 pm David M’ore Band
4:00-6:00 pm Tebo Howlin Wolf

Alhambra Street Stage:
Noon-2:00 pm Rjae Haas
2:30-4:00 pm Chicos Blues Band
4:30-6:00 pm Big Blu Soul Revue

Sunday, September 24th
Court Street Stage:
Noon-1:30 pm The Light Fighters
2:00-3:30 pm GG Amos Band
4:00-6:00 pm South County Blues

Alhambra Street Stage:
Noon-2:00 pm Carie and the Soul Shakers
2:30-4:00 pm Jr. De Ville Blues Band
4:30-6:00 pm Larry Vann and the House Band

Historic Downtown Martinez, CA
Main Street between Court and Alhambra

The event is free and open to the public

Call (800) 310-6563 or visit bayareabluesfestival.com

About Downtown Martinez:
Established in 1849, Martinez is one of the oldest towns in California and has served as the county seat of Contra Costa County for more than 130 years. Nestled at the gateway to the Delta, the City is home for 36,700 residents. Visit historic downtown and spend a relaxing day strolling the tree-lined streets where shops retain their early 20th century charm.
With an award-winning Amtrak Station, visitors will enjoy a bustling marina and waterfront that offers beautiful bicycling vistas, hiking trails, world class bocce ball tournaments and a new 10,000 square foot Skate Park. Visit the historical home of John Muir, one of California's first and foremost environmentalists and co-founder of the Sierra Club. Martinez is also the birthplace of Joe DiMaggio and the martini!
About Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc.:
Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. has over thirty years experience producing many of the Bay Areas largest and most successful events. SRES produces the following festivals: The Union Street Festival, Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration, Petaluma’s Butter & Eggs Days Parade & Celebration, The Fillmore Jazz Festival, The North Beach Festival, Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival, San Rafael’s Parade of Lights & Winter Wonderland, and many more. For more information visit: SRESproductions.com.


  1. Downtown Martinez 611 Escobar Street, Martinez, CA