$15 – $250

Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival 2017

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Festival Gardens

E.S. 11th and Loop 322

Abilene, TX 79602

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The 3rd Annual Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival benefiting United Way of Abilene will take stage April 28-30, 2017 at the Nelson Park Festival Gardens in Abilene, TX! Join us Friday night and Saturday night for fabulous blues music under the West Texas sky, then end your weekend with our Sunday Gospel Brunch. All events are ticketed.

For more information, visit the Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival website, contact United Way of Abilene by phone at 325-677-1841, or send an email to bethany@unitedwayabilene.org.

Friday Night Line Up - Gates open at TBA

- Jimmy D. Lane

- Albert Cummings

- Malina Moye

- Plus More!

Saturday Night Line Up - Gates open at TBA

- Samantha Fish

- Damon Fowler

- Jimmy D. Lane

- Plus More!

Gospel Brunch - Gates open at TBA

- New Light Baptist Church Choir


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

There is no age limit to enter the event, but photo ID is required for alcohol purchase. Children 12 & under are admitted free on Friday and Saturday night with a ticketed adult.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking is readily available near Festival Gardens at the Abilene Zoo/Nelson Park. There is no charge for parking. Parking in undesignated or grassy areas is prohibited.

Where is the Festival Gardens?

The Nelson Park Festival Gardens are conveniently located near Loop 322, Highway 36, and Interstate 20. They grounds are located inside the same park as the Abilene Zoo and are directly across from the Taylor County Expo Center.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

No pets, weapons, smoking, or outside coolers are allowed. General admission ticket holders are encouraged to bring outdoor chairs or blankets to sit on.

Will food be available at the Festival?

Yes, a variety of local food trucks will be inside the Festival gates. Check out the Key City Rhythm & Blues Facebook page to see the food truck line up before the event.

Is there a host hotel?

Our host hotel will be announced soon!

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

  • By phone: 325-677-1841

  • By email: bethany@unitedwayabilene.org

What is the refund policy?

The Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival is a rain or shine event and no refunds will be granted.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You must either bring your printed ticket to the event or be prepared to show your ticket on your mobile device. Multi-day ticket holders will be given a wristband in exchange for their ticket.

Can I purchase a ticket for both nights?

Yes, tickets may be purchased as a 2 night package or individually. A ticket package for 2 festival nights and the gospel brunch are also available.

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Festival Gardens

E.S. 11th and Loop 322

Abilene, TX 79602

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