Welcome to the 2013 Arcadia Blues Festival
Arcadia Blues Festival is one of Oklahoma's longest running blues music festivals. Held at Arcadia Municipal Park, 500 W. 2nd St., in the small town of Arcadia, Oklahoma, on historic Route 66, just a few miles NorthEast of Edmond, Oklahoma, and just minutes away from Oklahoma City, the Arcadia Blues Festival features some of the best authentic national and regional blues talent. This is a family oriented event for blues lovers of all ages. This year's blues festival will be held on Friday, August 30th, 2013. This year marks the 31st consecutive year for the Arcadia Blues Festival.
Bring your blankets or your lawn chairs and sit out under the stars in the rolling Oklahoma hills and enjoy some of the finest blues this part of the country has to offer. There is a variety of food & drinks available from vendors at the Festival. Festival grounds open at 6pm. Admission to the festival is only $10.00
The 2013 Arcadia Blues Festival is pleased to announce that the headline act for this year's event will be Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame and Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame member Miss Blues & her legendary band, The Blue Notes, with Magic Mike on guitar, Terry Pettis on bass, Forrest Sorrell on drums, and a special guest Rick Toops on keyboards. Miss Blues has played shows with international blues legends Buddy Guy and B.B. King, and has performed at Blues Festivals around the world. This year's festival will also feature opening set blues performances by local blues radio celebrity Hardluck Jim Johnson, who hosts Oklahoma's favorite Weekend Blues show on KGOU 106.3 FM (Sat 1-5pm & Sun 1-4pm), and a realy fine blues guitarist in his own right. -AND- by the amazingly talented Trish & Debbie Henning, some of Miss Blues personal local OKC blues singer-songwriter favorites. -AND- This year's festival will also feature a special performance by OKC R&B dance favorites The Direct Connect Band, featuring sultry lead vocalist & local Fox 25 TV personality Cara Black, and a band full of some of the finest R&B and blues vocalists & musicians in Oklahoma. Don't miss "Oklahoma's finest keepin' the people dancing" band - the Direct Connect Band will definitely get your groove started right this Labor Day weekend. Come join us!
This year's 2013 Arcadia Blues Festival Schedule is:
6pm Festival Grounds open
7pm Hardluck Jim Johnson
8pm Trish & Debbie Henning
9pm Direct Connect Band
10:30pm Miss Blues & The Blue Notes
On behalf of the Arcadia Blues Festival, the town of Arcadia, Oklahoma, and all of our wonderful event sponsors and volunteers, we hope that you and your family will join us this Labor Day Weekend on Friday, August 30th, 2013, to celebrate a wonderful evening of blues music and family fun. Thank you for your support!
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