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Camping with the Blues
October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
One event on October 17, 2020 at 10:00 am
One event on October 18, 2020 at 10:00 am
This year’s 7th Annual Camping with the Blues is October 16-18, 2020 set in the rolling hills of Florida. The annual blues music event is held Friday thru Sunday, at the Sertoma Youth Ranch. This is an incredible three day and three-night camping festival located just off I-75 at Exit 293, at 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602.
Camping with the Blues was envisioned by Greg Herndon, a member of the Sertoma Youth Ranch Board of Directors. His idea is to create a blues music festival at this amazing venue to help fund and keep this campground operational for our youth to enjoy.
Not a camper? No problem. Day and weekend passes are available
The Southeast Tourism Society has named Camping with the Blues one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for October 2020.
“We are honored to be selected to receive this award. We were surprised and delighted when we were notified. For the past six years, we have strived to create an exciting music festival that not only embraces stellar blues artists but also to make it family-friendly with a great children’s program and optional camping at a beautiful campground, Sertoma Youth Ranch. Our event helps raise funds to keep this campground operating so youth groups from all across Florida can enjoy the facility for free,” says Roseanne Herndon, GPS Festival Productions event organizer.
See Blues Greats from around the Country at Camping with the Blues
Some Blues greats, as well as up-and-comers, are scheduled for the 2020 Camping with Blues event. They include the Dave Riley Band, Ruth LaMaster Band, Robbin Kapsalis & Vintage #18, Scotty Dennis & the Soultones, RB Stone, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers, Collaboration Band, Rex Carroll & Blues Factor, Jose Ramirez Band, Victoria Ginty & Ladyhawke, Tommy Z Band, Memphis Lightning Band, Slim & the Perkolators, Graham Wood Drout & Iko-Iko Band, and Cece Teneal & the Soul Kamotion.
Every blues artist featured at Camping with the Blues is an outstanding and talented blues artist who has made their mark in the music industry and we are proud to showcase their talents at this incredible event. You will find each of these brilliant blues artists performing in venues all across the US.
Tickets and Information for the 7th Annual Camping with the Blues Event
Gates will open Friday morning at 9:00 am. Weekend passes are $65 in adv/$75 gate. Friday only tickets are $25 adv/$35 gate. Saturday only tickets are $40 adv/$45 gate. Sunday only tickets are $25/$35 gate.
Ticket prices do not include camping. RV sites are limited and cost $115 for the weekend There is plenty of room for self-contained units and tent camping without water/electric for $65 for the entire weekend (3 nights). Check out is Monday.
Camping is optional and not required to attend Camping with the Blues is held rain or shine. All sales are final. Tickets will be held at Will Call.
The Stage and seating area are under a large open pavilion and bring your own chairs. Permanent showers and restrooms; picnic tables and nightly jams around the campfires. This is a family and dog-friendly event. This is one fall weekend getaway you do not want to miss.
Each day begins with a campers’ acoustic jam and all are invited to participate. Each evening is followed by the bands jamming on stage. There will be an array of food, beverage, and merchandise vendors on site all weekend.
For tickets, information, sponsor and vendor inquiries, please contact Roseanne Herndon at 941-758-7585 or [email protected].
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