Riverside Park Bonita Springs

Bonita Springs Blues Festival March 14, 2009

The second annual Bonita Blues Festival on March 14, 2009 at Riverside Park in Bonita Springs. (this is last years post updated for 2009, the performers may be different)

The concert will run from noon-8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Children 12 and under are free.  The festival will feature fabulous blues bands, diverse and sumptuous food, and vendor booths.

Featured bands and artists include:

  • John Mooney, will headline the second annual Bonita Blues Festival.Blind Pass - a six-piece bluesy and funky progressive experiment with groove-oriented music.
  • Little Eddie and the Fat Fingers - a band that creates a sound reminiscent of the 1940s Chicago scene, 50s Boogie Woogie and early rock n' roll.
  • Albert Castiglia - a leading guitarist and vocalist whose acoustic side is pure Delta and is considered to be among the next generation of hot, young, blues-committed guitarists.
  • Frank Corso - Corso has been playing country blues and ragtime guitar for many years. Centering himself in the Delta-style slide guitar in the tradition of Robert Johnson and ragtime and east coast Piedmont styles such as Rev. Gary Davis.

The net proceeds from the Bonita Blues Festival will support the Immokalee Friendship House, the Shelter for Abused Women & Children and Healthy Start of SW Florida. For tickets and additional information, call 947-0715 or visit bonitabluesfestival.com.

Printable brochure for the Bonita Blues Festival here.

To learn more about the Bonita Blues Festival, visit the Official Bonita Blues Festival Website.

Riverside Park is located on Old 41 Road in Bonita Springs, Florida just south of Everglades Wonder Gardens.  Directions from I-75 exit 116 to West on Bonita Beach Road to North on Old 41 Road to Festival.  Directions from US 41/Tamiami Trail to East on Bonita Beach Road to North on Old 41 Road.  Google Map.