Tickets

The Bradenton Blues Festival is SOLD OUT!

The Bradenton Blues Festival sold out on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, earlier than ever, and nearly two weeks BEFORE the event! Tickets will NOT be available at the gate.

Due to the unique location of the festival, and for the safety and enjoyment of all attendees, there were a limited number of tickets available.

We invite you to attend the FREE ‘Blues Appetizer’ Concert on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, 6–9 p.m. No tickets required.

Realize Bradenton, the nonprofit that produces the Bradenton Blues Festival, directs proceeds raised from the event back into the community to support art and music programs for youth, including Blues in the Schools.


Saturday General Admission — SOLD OUT
Tickets will NOT be available at the gate.

  • Admission to the festival, featuring eight separate live performances
  • Unreserved lawn seating (bring your own chair)
  • Free one-year subscription of Blues Music Magazine

Saturday Reserved Front of Stage Seating — SOLD OUT
Tickets will NOT be available at the gate.

  • Admission to the festival, featuring eight separate live performances
  • Access to Reserved Front of Stage seating area directly in front of the Main Stage
  • Chairs provided
  • Free one-year subscription of Blues Music Magazine

Sunday Blues Brunch — $50
18 Bar Stool Seats Remain — Go to Mattison’s City Grille Riverwalk

  • Admission to the Sunday Brunch, featuring a live performance by Bryan Lee, the Braille Blues Daddy
  • Includes a three-course, seated-and-served brunch, complementary Bloody Mary bar, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Free one-year subscription of Blues Music Magazine

Important Notes

Tickets are nonrefundable. Rain or shine, we enjoy the blues. Check out our FAQ.

Due to the unique location of the festival and brunch, and for the safety and enjoyment of all attendees, there are a limited number of tickets available.

The Bradenton Blues Brunch is coordinated by Mattison’s City Grille Bradenton Riverwalk; Realize Bradenton is only offering ticket sales for this event.


More Than A Festival

The Bradenton Blues Festival is produced by Realize Bradenton, a nonprofit organization that brings people together to create a vibrant and prosperous downtown area for residents, visitors, and businesses.

Proceeds from the Bradenton Blues Festival support Realize Bradenton’s youth, art, and music programs that are free to the community, including our ‘Blues in the Schools‘ program.