FAQs - 2019 Blues and Brews

When and where will the 2019 Blues and Brews Festival be held?
The festival will be on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Gene C. Reid Park - DeMeester Outdooor Performance Center 
900 S. Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ 85716

What time will the music start and finish?
Gates open at 10:00AM and music runs from approx. 11:00AM until 6:30PM.
Purchase advance tickets on our Tickets Page. Tickets will be available at the Gate through the close of the event. General Admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the gate.  SABHF and KXCI members receive a $5 discount at the gate off General Admission with a valid membership card.  VIP tickets are $100 and available for advance purchase.  They may be available at the gate if not sold out.

Do I need to buy a ticket for my children? 
Children under 12 years and under are FREE when accompanied by an adult.

What can I bring to the Festival?
You are allowed to bring blankets and low-backed beach chairs.  Bring your ticket receipt, ID, cash, credit card, sunglasses and sunscreen. 

What is not allowed at the Festival?
No outside food or drinks, coolers, or alcohol may be brought into the venue. Video cameras and audio recorders of all kinds are prohibited unless the filming of the event has been prearranged with event staff. Anyone found recording the event may have their equipment confiscated or be ejected from the venue. No umbrellas or canopies or other forms of shade are allowed. Also, please do not bring drugs or weapons of any kind. You may be searched at the entrance so please leave these things at home. 

What food will be provided at the festival? 
We will have a variety of food vendors. 

Is the Festival accessible to people with disabilities?
There is handicap parking and the venue is accessible via sidewalks.

What methods of payment are accepted at the Festival? 
Cash and Credit Cards will be accepted.

What kind of parking is there?
Parking is limited.  There are several small lots as well as street parking.  Carpooling and public transportation is highly encouraged.

Can I leave the festival and come back in?
Yes, re-entry is permitted.

Can I bring my pet?
Please leave your pets at home.  Service dogs are permitted. 

Who do I contact about volunteering at the Fest? 
Please email us at info@azblues.org.

How can I apply for a retail vendor or food booth?
Please email us at info@azblues.org.  You can download the Retail Vendor Application here.

How can I apply for press credentials?
Please email us at info@azblues.org. 

How can my company become a Sponsor?
Please see our Sponsorship Page.

What if I have other questions?
Please email us at info@azblues.org.