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August 22, 2017 - August 22, 2018 Blues Events

Summer Concerts at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park

Aug
24
Thu
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Blues, Country, Jazz, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 4 through August 27. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Aug 27

Shipyard Summer Concert Series

Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park

Aug
24
Thu
INbudget Top Pick
#INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Blues, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock

Concert-goers will be treated to the sounds of big band, jazz, folk, country, funk, rhythm & blues, rock, reggae, hip-hip & opera while enjoying the unique scenery of beautiful Riverfront Wilmington...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Aug 31

Summer Concerts at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park

Aug
27
Sun
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Blues, Country, Jazz, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 4 through August 27. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect.

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Shipyard Summer Concert Series

Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park

Aug
31
Thu
INbudget Top Pick
#INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Blues, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock

Concert-goers will be treated to the sounds of big band, jazz, folk, country, funk, rhythm & blues, rock, reggae, hip-hip & opera while enjoying the unique scenery of beautiful Riverfront Wilmington...

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Brandywine Festival of the Arts

Brandywine Park

Sep
09
Sat
INbudget Top Pick
#INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Blues, Reggae, Rock, Visual Arts, World

Each year, 20,000+ visitors flock to the festival for an end-of-summer celebration and we have something for everyone: 250 artists exhibiting in a wide range of styles and mediums, live music performances, activities for the kids, a selection of local food vendors and a beer and wine tent...

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Yorklyn Live: Open Mic Night

Center for the Creative Arts

Sep
21
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Acapella & Choral, Americana & Folk, Blues, Classical & Opera, Comedy, Country, Food & Drink, Hip-Hop, Holiday, Jazz, Musical Theater, Poetry & Spoken Word, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Theater, Visual Arts, World

Come out to the center for a night of fun and music as we host our Yorklyn Live: Open Mic at CCArts! Come to perform or to support your local musicians, poets and comedians (even puppets!)

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 8 more times through Apr 19

David Bromberg Quintet

Arden Gild Hall

Sep
21
Thu
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Americana & Folk, Blues, Jazz, Rock

David Bromberg's incredible journey spans five-and-a-half decades, and includes – but is not limited to – adventures with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, and music and life lessons from seminal blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, who claimed the young Bromberg as a son.

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Musikarmageddon XI Finals

Grand Opera House

Oct
14
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Blues, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Rock

It is time for the area's best original bands to compete in Musikarmageddon XI! Musikarmageddon is Wilmington's premier battle-of-the-bands. 

12 local bands compete in summer preliminaries at live music venues. They play their best original music, judges score, and fans vote to see which four will move on to the fall finale, live @ the baby grand, and win the coveted title of Musikarmageddon champion!
 

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Blind Pilot

The Queen

Oct
19
Thu
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Americana & Folk, Blues

7PM Doors

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Yorklyn Live: Open Mic Night

Center for the Creative Arts

Oct
19
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Acapella & Choral, Americana & Folk, Blues, Classical & Opera, Comedy, Country, Food & Drink, Hip-Hop, Holiday, Jazz, Musical Theater, Poetry & Spoken Word, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Theater, Visual Arts, World

Come out to the center for a night of fun and music as we host our Yorklyn Live: Open Mic at CCArts! Come to perform or to support your local musicians, poets and comedians (even puppets!)

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 7 more times through Apr 19

Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama & The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet

Grand Opera House

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Nov
01
Wed
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Blues

Three revered artists, touring together for the first time, will represent the glorious and diverse musical history of New Orleans and of Southern gospel in one powerhouse concert. Grammy-winner Irma Thomas, the “Soul Queen of New Orleans,” is a frequent artistic collaborator with Allen Toussaint and New Orleans’ musical royalty. The Blind Boys of Alabama, six-time Grammy winners, have redefined traditional gospel for a new generation. The Preservation Hall Le...Read more »

Yorklyn Live: Open Mic Night

Center for the Creative Arts

Nov
16
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Acapella & Choral, Americana & Folk, Blues, Classical & Opera, Comedy, Country, Food & Drink, Hip-Hop, Holiday, Jazz, Musical Theater, Poetry & Spoken Word, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Theater, Visual Arts, World

Come out to the center for a night of fun and music as we host our Yorklyn Live: Open Mic at CCArts! Come to perform or to support your local musicians, poets and comedians (even puppets!)

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 6 more times through Apr 19

Ana Gasteyer in Concert

The Playhouse on Rodney Square

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Dec
07
Thu
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Blues, Rock

Ana Gasteyer is best known as a six-season veteran of Saturday Night Live, playing a range of comedic and musical characters from a clueless NPR host to one half of dysfunctional small-town musical act. But Ana explores an entirely different aspect of her talent in her saucy, vintage nightclub act. She displays the impressive vocals she used in Broadway productions of Wicked and Rocky Horror, but she also captures a funky throwback vibe to classic female loung...Read more »

The Suitcase Junket

live @ the baby grand

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Dec
09
Sat
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Blues, Rock

Drawing on the salvaged sounds of American juke joints, back porches, honky tonks and rock clubs, The Suitcase Junket (the stage name of Matt Lorenz) is an artist, tinkerer, swamp yankee, and one-man band. His is the road-worn voice rising over the grind of a tube-amped dumpster guitar, with wild double pitches of throat singing. From The Suitcase Junket's penchant for thrift and ingenuity comes original rock anthems, mountain ballads, blues manifestos and dan...Read more »

Yorklyn Live: Open Mic Night

Center for the Creative Arts

Dec
21
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Acapella & Choral, Americana & Folk, Blues, Classical & Opera, Comedy, Country, Food & Drink, Hip-Hop, Holiday, Jazz, Musical Theater, Poetry & Spoken Word, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Theater, Visual Arts, World

Come out to the center for a night of fun and music as we host our Yorklyn Live: Open Mic at CCArts! Come to perform or to support your local musicians, poets and comedians (even puppets!)

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Apr 19
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