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The 2017 Blues and Roots on Water Street festival
Sat, June 10, 2017, 4:30 PM – 11:00 PM CDT
The 2017 Blues & Roots on Water Street festival is a one-day, two-stage, six-acts, totally indoors limited ticket, nice and intimate, festival, featuring some of the finest in Roots, Americana and Blues that the Chicago area has to offer!
This year, Chicago Blues mainstay and carrier of the family torch, Wayne Baker Brooks will headline the festival's Blues Stage while Jonas Friddle & The Majority, an eight-piece Indie Folk Rock Band out of Chicago will headline the Roots Stage. Rounding out the Blues Stage line up will be the Fox Valley's very own Noah Gabriel and the Ladies of Leland, which is a band fronted by Scott Tipping and featuring Mae Koen, Nora O'Connor and Mary Lou O'Brien. The Roots Stage line up will also feature The Chicago-based bluegrass Leadfoot Band, and midwest bread in folk and Americana Bloomington, Illinois native Chicago Farmer.
The festival doors will open at 4:30pm and the music will start promptly at 5 ... food, courtesy of Batavia's River's Edge Bar & Grill, and beverage, will be available for purchase. This year, we are working on a "Festival Drink", designed especially for this particular event, and featuring a take-home commemorative glass.
Tickets for the festival are limited, and will be available here, on Eventbrite of course. Tickets may also be purchased at Kiss The Sky and Water Street Studios. Tickets purchased on line will be emailed to the purchaser of record and they will need to be printed and brought to the festival for entry. Tickets purchased in advance are $25 (plus processing fees if purchased on line).
The festival is brought to you by Water Street Studios, Batavia MainStreet, Kiss The Sky and the Fox Valley Music Foundation, with support and influence and love and advice from Batavia Enterprises, WaveForm, Music Matters, Loco Logos Graphic Design, Barco Products and Drendel & Jansons Law Group ... it's absolutely, a Family Affair!
Please note that there will be a After-Show Gathering at the River's Edge Bar & Grill, which is located on River Street in beautiful downtown Batavia! Y'all's invited!