Blues & Jazz Festival

Erie Art Museum
Blues & Jazz Festival

August 2 & 3, 2014

Frontier Park, Erie, PA
Free. Rain or Shine.

The 22nd Annual Erie Art Museum Blues & Jazz Festival is the largest blues and jazz event in the region. The two-day Festival presents national and regional musicians in a beautiful, outdoor, family-friendly setting at Frontier Park. The event is free and held rain or shine.



Saturday • August 2
12 p.m. Old Songs New Opportunities
2 p.m. Duke Sherman Blues Band
4 p.m. Vernon Jones Blues Cartel
6 p.m. Heritage Blues Quartet
8 p.m. The Lee Boys

Sunday • August 3
12 p.m. Misery Bay Big Band
2 p.m. Cheryl Hodge Trio
4 p.m. Steve Trohoske’s Jazz Gypsies,
featuring Roby “SuperSax” Edwards
6 p.m. George Burton Quintet
with Terell Stafford and Tim Warfield
8 p.m. Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

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Want to VOLUNTEER at the Festival?
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Volunteers assist with all aspects of the Festival, from selling merchandise to backstage production. To volunteer, call the Erie Art Museum, (814) 459-5477 and ask for Karen Dodson. You can also volunteer for the Production Crew that helps out the day before the Festival on August 3, or the Green Corps. that helps out the day after the Festival on August 6. Contact the volunteer coordinator Karen to get involved!

Check out a video of highlights from
Erie Art Museum's Annual Blues & Jazz Festival 2010

ONE PROFESSIONAL, OUTDOOR STAGE: The Erie Art Museum's Blues & Jazz Festival is presented on one professional outdoor stage.  Musicians are technically supported by Raven Sound, a team of professional sound, lighting and staging engineers.  Raven Sound has been supporting the Festival for 17 years. To learn more about Raven Sound, click here.

The Erie Art Museum enforces a strict tent policy that regulates physical tent placement as well as tent set-up time. The Erie Art Museum will not permit any tents to be set-up prior to 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 3. Festival staff will strictly enforce this regulation. All tents set up prior to this time will be taken down and can be redeemed at the Festival's Information Tent. No unauthorized sales or solicitations. Additionally, please note that overnight camping at Frontier Park is against City of Erie ordinance, as is open-flame cooking (e.g., charcoal grills and turkey fryers) and that City of Erie police will be strictly enforcing this rule. Propane grills are permitted. Also, no pets are allowed on Festival grounds, owners will be asked to leave.

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