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The Lowertown Blues and Funk Festival is looking for volunteers! Sign up to come join us at Mears Park on Friday and Saturday evenings - Grab a friend or family member and come enjoy a beautiful night of music and community in the park!
Find more details and sign up here:

For any additional questions, feel free to reach out to our Director of Volunteers, Kate Wolfe, at

Our Hotel Sponsor, Intercontinental Hotel, is offering a room block and group rate for Lowertown Blues Festival guests.  The block is based on availability so please book early.
Rates Booking Link

 This year the place to be is right in front of the stage! Help us keep this event free by purchasing preferred seating in our exclusive seating area.
$60 Friday Only
$60 Saturday Only
$100 Weekend Pass

High top tables and other seating supplied - beverage, bar service or food not included. Online purchase only. $3 Handling Fee Added. Preferred Seating tickets & wristbands will be mailed out 1 week prior to the festival. Any tickets purchased after 7/13/2017 will have to be picked up @ the info tent. The last day of preferred seating ticket sales online will be 7/20/2017. If there is any left after that they will be sold @ the info tent. No chairs or coolers allowed in the Preferred Seating area. The entrances to the Preferred Seating area will be on the North corner of the stage (There will be a sign for it) Seating is on a first come basis.

For more information on this year's artists and other Lowertown events see our Schedule Page
Thursday, July 20th
Kick Off Party
In partnership with

Music In Mears

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sena Ehrhardt
Free - Food Trucks - Beverages - Craft Beers

Friday, July 21st
River Rose Main Stage
Mick Sterling - Master of Ceremonies

4:30 - 5:30 Mick Sterling and The Stud Brothers
6:00 - 7:30 Chase & Ovation A Salute to the Music of Prince
8:00 - 9:30 Average White Band

Maker's Mark Juke Joint Stage

5:30 - 6:00 Brian Naughton
7:30 - 8:00 Brian Naughton

Saturday, July 22nd
River Rose Main Stage
Mick Sterling - Master of Ceremonies
12:00 - 12:45 Colin Campbell and The Shackletons
12:45 - 1:15 Ken Valdez
1:15 - 2:15 Harrison Street

2:45 - 4:00 Reneé Austin
4:30 - 6:00 The Jimmys
6:30 - 8:00 Shannon Curfman
8:30 - 10:00 Tommy Castro & the Painkillers
Maker's Mark Juke Joint Stage
2:15 - 2:45 Brother Jon
4:00 - 4:30 Paul Haaland & Moses Oakland
6:00 - 6:30
Alex "Crankshaft" Larson
8:00 - 8:30 Alex "Crankshaft" Larson

This activity is made possible through grants from legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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