The 15th Annual Hanford Blues and Roots Festival sponsored by Main Street Hanford will be held on Saturday, September 19th from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. under the stars in the beautiful Hanford Civic Park. Make sure you bring your dancing shoes as well as your blankets or lawn chairs for a spectacular evening of Blues in downtown Hanford.
There will be our traditional beer and wine garden sponsored by Budweiser and lots of great BBQ and other food vendors as well. Remember admission is free, so invite your friends to come to downtown Hanford for a fabulous evening of Blues!
This special event will start off with Burnin’ Vernon Davis and Aftermath melding Funk, Soul, R&B, Jazz and Classic Rock; forming their own unique sound. The band consists of professional musicians with over 25 years each in the music industry.
We’ll keep the party going with local blues favorites, Mofo Party Band. This well respected and hard-working band has shared the stage with blues legends BB King, Bo Diddley, Robert Cray, and Tommy Castro. Their live show is filled with energy and the music is raw and real.
Our headliner this year will be The Daniel Castro Band. Castro is a highly accomplished guitarist and singer/songwriter with a strong musical point of view grounded in the very best blues traditions is more like it. Well-known for being a dynamic performer who “leaves it all on the stage” night after night, Daniel brings crowds to their feet with his blistering solos, soulful singing, and tight arrangements.
Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the music kicks off at 6:00 p.m. No pets, bottles, cans or ice chests allowed.
For additional information contact Main Street Hanford at (559) 582-9457.