$30 – $35

Madison Blues Society Bus Trip to Chicago Blues Fest

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Dutch Mill Park and Ride

46 Collins ct

Madison, Wisconsin 53705

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Join other area blues enthusiasts for a day trip to celebrate Chicago's music legacy as birthplace of the urban blues. Transportation for this trip is a deluxe motorcoach with a restroom. There is no need to about traffic and parking, so sit back, relax and join us! Cost is just $30 for Madison Blues Society members and $35 for nonmembers. The festival is free! Space is limited. Register today!

Pick Up:
Dutch Mills Park and Ride; 46 Collins Ct, Madison WI
(Off of Stoughton Road)
Please note – Even though there is a free parking lot, parking can be difficult at times. Please arrive early. Additional street parking is available, but may require a short walk.

Price:
Current Madison Blues Society Members at time of registration: $30.00
Nonmembers: $35.00
People under 21 are not permitted on the bus.

Schedule:
(SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON FINAL 2019 MUSIC SCHEDULE)

8:45 am – Bus boarding begins

9:00 am – Departure from Dutch Mill Park and Ride

11:45 am – Arrive at Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60601)

The lineup should be available later this Spring. Music begins each day at 11am at the Budweiser Crossroads Stage, the Visit Mississippi Juke Joint, the Front Porch and the Park Grill Stage. The Jay Pritzker Pavilion will feature headliners from 5 to 9pm.

10:30 pm – Depart Millennium Park

1:15 am – Arrive at Dutch Mill Park and Ride

PLEASE NOTE:

We need a minimum of 50 people to make this event happen. Register early.

The festival is free to attend, and you are permitted to bring in food. However, no alcohol is allowed to be brought into the festival grounds. Refreshments, including food, beer and wine, are available for purchase for from the concessions tents. General seating in the Pavilion and on the Great Lawn is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Alcohol is allowed on the bus, but in plastic or cans only. There is no smoking on the bus.

You can bring chairs or blankets but folding chairs are not allowed in the seating area of the Pritzker Pavilion. HOWEVER: You will not have access to the bus during the event (i.e to put items back on the bus for storage).

PLEASE BE SURE TO FOLLOW ALL FEST RULES REGARDING CARRY INS: https://www.choosechicago.com/events-and-shows/concerts-and-music/chicago-blues-festival/frequently-asked-questions/

This trip will require some walking. More information on accessibility for Millennium Park can be found here: https://www.choosechicago.com/events-and-shows/concerts-and-music/chicago-blues-festival/plan-your-trip/

Please refer to this page for the most updated FAQs regarding the festival: https://www.choosechicago.com/events-and-shows/concerts-and-music/chicago-blues-festival/frequently-asked-questions/

Tips for the bus driver are appeciated.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS: Refunds are allowed before May 7, 2019. However, you can certainly transfer your registration to someone else if you let us know ahead of time and in writing. If you do this, just email info@madisonbluessoiciety.org with the name change, so we can appear to know what we are doing at onsite check in.

Advance Registration is required.
Online registrations close on Wednesday, June 5 at 12 Noon.
Mailed registrations must be received by May 31.

TWO easy way to register.

1. Mail your registration form and payment to: Madison Blues Society PO Box 3202 Madison, WI 53704-0202. All mailed registrations must be received by May 31.

2. Register online through Eventbrite. Some processing fees will apply.

For questions, please contact Julie Ethridge at ethridge0920@gmail.com or at 608-513-9619 .

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Dutch Mill Park and Ride

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Madison, Wisconsin 53705

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