The annual Bull Durham Blues Festival, produced by St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation, Inc., has been successfully presented since 1988. It is nationally recognized as one of the premier blues festivals in the country and has been honored with the “Keeping the Blues Alive Award” by The Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN. The festival has become one of North Carolina’s largest celebrations of the blues, recognizing Durham’s rich musical heritage as an important center of Carolina and Piedmont Blues.
Date: September 7 and 8, 2012
Time: Gates open at 5 pm and showtime from 6pm to midnight
Location: Durham Athletic Park, 500 West Corporations Street, Durham
Seating: Blues lovers are invited to bring blankets to help preserve the field. Lawn chairs will not be allowed on the field. Seating will also be available in the Grandstand. No coolers or pets, rain or shine.
Friday, Sept. 7 [Purchase Tickets]
Saturday, Sept. 8 [Purchase Tickets]
By phone: 919-683-1709, ext. 21
In person: Hayti Heritage Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday – Friday and 10 a.m. to 3p.m. on Saturday
Pre-Sale Tickets: On sale June 15 – June 30 (while supplies last) for $25; First 500 tickets sold in honor of our 25th Anniversary
Advance Tickets: On sale July 1 for $35
Day of the Event: $45
Vendor, Volunteer and Sponsors: Potential vendors should contact festival organizers at email@example.com. Those interested in volunteering should send an email to BFvolunteers@hayti.org. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Janella Sellars at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information call (919) 683-1709 ext 21