Blues, Brews and Barbecue 2016


Join us on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 12 Noon to 10pm as we host our 9th Annual Blues, Brews and Barbecue festival in downtown Allentown. The extended musical lineup showcases Mississippi bluesman and Alligator Records recording artist, Jarekus Singleton; Intrepid Artist, Hadden Sayers Band and Clarence Spady band, plus American Showplace Music Artist, Todd Wolfe Band / Todd Wolfe and several other Blues artists from New York and Philly, plus some local favorites.

Spanning FOUR stages this year, the festival will stretch from 9th & Hamilton Streets down to 6th Street incorporating the Bell Hall patio stage. This free festival continues to grow each year and we're excited to bring you a day filled with great brews and BBQ, craft vendors and of course, rockin' Blues music ALL DAY for all to enjoy!

***The Complete Blues, Brews & Barbecue 2016 Lineup***
1:00-2:00 p.m. – Friar's Point Band - Hamilton Kitchen Stage
1:00-2:00 p.m. – Steve Brosky Jimmy Meyer – Fegley’s Biergarten Stage
1:00-2:00 p.m. – Regina Bonelli – Bell Hall Stage
2:00-3:00 p.m. – Doug Ashby - PPL Plaza Stage
3:00-4:15 p.m. – The Blues Professors - Fegley’s Biergarten Stage
3:00-4:15 p.m. – The BC Combo - Hamilton Kitchen Stage
3:00-4:15 p.m. – The Groove Merchants – Bell Hall Stage
4:15 p.m. – BBQ Competition Announcements
4:30-5:45 p.m. – Todd Wolfe Band / Todd Wolfe- PPL Plaza Stage
5:45-7:00 p.m. – Clarence Spady Band - Hamilton Kitchen Stage
5:45-6:15 p.m. - Summer Circus
5:45-6:45 p.m. – Steve Cal' Band – Bell Hall Stage
6:45-8:15 p.m. – Hadden Sayers Band – PPL Plaza Stage
8:30-10:00 p.m. – Jarekus Singleton - PPL Plaza Stage

...late night performances from 9 p.m. - Midnight featuring the The Groove Merchants at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar and Copper Fields at the Allentown Brew Works.

Lehigh Valley Health Network will be providing FREE Zumba Fitness demos in front of the PPL Center during the following times: 12-12:30, 2-2:30, 4:30-5 - so come out and get your groove on!

We know you want to....VOLUNTEER!!! Interested in signing up? Click this link ---> and choose your shift! and, you get a FREE t-shirt!

IF YOU GO (which we know you will) - please read this brief Q&A -

Want to know where to park? There are 5 convenient parking garages within walking distance to this event. Download a parking map here -

We look forward to seeing you at our 9th Annual Blues, Brews & Barbecue! For a complete list of details, visit


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