Area Concerts and Festivals
Firefighters Blues Festival - July 15, 2023
At Kamm Island Park, Mishawaka, Indiana. The 2023 included Local 362 All Stars, The J R Clark Band, Blue Lunch, Funk Mojo Daddy and Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers. 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 12, 2023
At Fox Park at Cedar Lake, La Porte, Indiana. Sponsored by La Porte F.O.P. Lodge 54. The 2023 lineup included Bobby Hunt & the Day Drinkers, Stefan Hillesheim, The Mike Wheeler Band and Joanna Connor Band.