The 14th Annual Hanford Blues and Roots Festival sponsored by Main Street Hanford will be held on Saturday, September 20, from 5:30-10:00pm under the stars in Hanford Civic Park. Bringing your dancing shoes, as well as blankets, and lawn chairs are recommended.
The event will feature a beer and wine garden sponsored by Budweiser, as well as barbecue and other food vendors. Admission is free.
The headliner this year will be the Lara Price Blues Revue with the Sweet Nectars. Price has shared the bill with R&B legends such as Etta James, James Brown, Buddy Guy and Leon Russell. Her voice is smoky, lonely, sexy and powerful.
Local blues favorites Deja Blues with the Central Valley Blues All Stars including Trey Tosh, Phil Wimer and Richie Blue will kick off the show. These local blues musicians have played with or shared the stage with blues artists such as Tab Benoit, Coco Montoya and Tommy Castro.
No pets, bottles, cans or ice chests are allowed. For additional information, call Main Street Hanford at 582-9457.