Area Concerts and Festivals
Firefighters Blues Festival - July 20, 2019
At Kamm Island Park, Mishawaka, Indiana. The 2019 lineup will be J. R. Clark and The All Star Blues Mob, The Scott Ellison Blues Band, Big James and The Chicago Playboys, Mississippi Heat, and The Legendary John Primer. The South Bend Firefighters Blues Festival was conceived in 1999 as a way to raise funds to create a fire safety house for the South Bend community. The first festival had an attendance of 750 people. Since that time the festival has attracted such legendary blues performers as Bernard Allison, Chicago Rhythm and Blues Kings, Guitar Shorty and Wayne Baker Brooks and the attendance has grown to over 7,500. Proceeds go to the Hoosier Burn Camp and the Survive Alive House.
La Porte County Blues Festival - August 18, 2018
At Fox Park at Cedar Lake, La Porte, Indiana. Sponsored by La Porte F.O.P. Lodge 54. The 2018 lineup will be the Shake & Chill Band, Kelly Ritchy, Scott Ellison and Dewayne Dopsie. Proceeds from this event are used to support two programs that we hold dear to our hearts: The Holiday Food Baskets Program and the Santa Cop Program.