Area Concerts and Festivals
Firefighters Blues Festival - July 22, 2017
At the Crumstown Conservation Club, SW of South Bend, Indiana. The 2016 lineup is the Local 362 ALL STARS, Elwood Splinters Blues Band, Blue Lunch, Toronzo Cannon and Popa Chubby. 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 20, 2016
At Fox Park at Cedar Lake, La Porte, Indiana. Sponsored by La Porte F.O.P. Lodge 54. The 2016 lineup will include the G-Money Band, "Killer" Ray Allison, The Snyders and The Joanna Connor Band.