Barrier Beach Blues and Art Festival 2013

JUNE 2013


Barrier Beach Blues & Arts Festival (highlighting Chicago Blues)- June 6,7,8


The Barrier Beach Blues and Arts Festival: June 6-8th, 2013
Long Beach, New York 11561

  Picture The Barrier Beach Blues and Arts Festival is the creation of founder, JohannaM , Artists in Partnership, Inc. (which she is the Executive Director of) and the Long Beach Public Library. The festivals have been taking place in Long Beach, New York every Summer since 2009 with funding from grants provided through the NYS Council on the Arts Decentralization Grants and administered by the Huntington Arts Council, the Long Beach Public Library and local supporters and lovers and supporters of the BLUES.

Our 1st Festival featured  "Ladies Sing the Blues" followed by the "Delta" Juke Joint Blues experience and the 3rd highlighted the "Memphis" Blues. Our 4th Festival, which was also co-produced by Howie Haber, celebrated our local Long Island Blues Scene, our newly inducted Blues Statesmen and Women and featured local and regional performers over 4 days in a variety of venues.

All events are FREE!  For schedule, click on Current Events/Barrier Beach Blues


5th Annual Barrier Beach Blues and Arts Festival 2013 at the

Long Beach Public Library
111 West Park Avenue
Long Beach, New York 11561

Thursday Evening, June 6th
 7:30- Kerry Kearney Band

Kerry Kearney

Friday Evening, June 7th


7:30-  Breakaway  Breakaway

8:30 - Special Guests: Sweet Suzi  Sweet Suzi John Puglisi  John Puglisi Tommy  Keys  Tommy Keys John Earl Walker  John Earl Walker

Saturday Afternoon, June 8th- Outdoors

"Arts in the Plaza" in front of City Hall- 1 West Chester St.

(in the event of rain, performances begin at 1:00 in Library Auditorium)

12 noon - Joe Rock Duo

1 PM - Joe Vicino Duo  Joe Vicino

2 PM - Suffering Blues Band  Suffering Blues Band

3 PM - Mike Barnett Band  Mike Barnett Blues Band

Saturday Evening, June 8th

7:30 - F&G Blues Band featuring Sandra TaylorF & G Blues Band

8:30 - Jerry Dugger and the Highline Blues Band Jerry Dugger & the Highline Blues Band


LOLA'S Winebar
180 West Park Ave.,Long Beach
(516) 442-1090

Friday Evening, June 7th
9:30- L'il Cliff and the Cliffhangers

Saturday Evening, June 8th
9:30- The Mike Barnett Blues Band