Eureka Springs Blues Weekend

BLUES WEEKEND 2018 COMES TO DOWNTOWN EUREKA SPRINGS!

 (Historic Downtown Eureka Springs, Arkansas)Blues Weekend returns to Historic Downtown Eureka Springs for 2018 starting on Thursday, June 14.  This year’s headliner acts will be on Friday night at the Basin park Hotel and Saturday at “The Aud”.  Performing in the Barefoot Ballroom of the 1905 Basin Park Hotel on Friday night, June 15, for two big shows is John Nemeth, backed up by The Blue Dreamers.

John Nemeth’s music has been on the Billboard Top Blues Album Charts, and he has been nominated for a Blues Music Award an amazing fourteen times.  Nemeth has won two Blues Blast Music Awards – Best New Artist Debut Recording and Sean Costello Rising Star Award.  Tickets to the John Nemeth performances ($15 / $20/ $30) are limited and may be purchased in advance online at: www.reserveeureka.com/attractions/johnnemeth.

Coco Montoya headlines this year’s Eureka Springs Blues Weekend on Friday, June 16th at the Historic Eureka Springs Auditorium at 8:30pm. Opening act is Carolyn Wonderland beginning at 8:00 p.m.

 

On the side stages a full weekend of music at Chelseas begins Thursday with Shelley King, continuing Friday with Sister Lucille and Saturday with Earl and Them and running through Sunday.  Chelseas regular Patrick Sweaney will entertain throughout the weekend.  Other downtown Blues Weekend ’18 events include Coyote Claw, Thursday at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday at 12 noon, both in the Rowdy Beaver Den; Selwyn Birchwood, Friday at 5:00 p.m. in the Basin Spring Park Bandshell; Mark Shields & Good Company,Friday at 9:00 p.m. in the Rowdy Beaver Den; Blew Reed & The Flatheads, Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in the Rowdy Beaver Den; Brick Fields Band, Saturday at 3:00 p.m. in the Basin Spring Park Bandshell;; and Scott Garner & The Speedshift Band, Saturday at 8:00 p.m. in the Rowdy Beaver Den followed at 9:00 p.m. by Los Roscoes on that same stage. Also performing Friday June 15th at 7pm at Brews is Chris Plowman and Sad Daddy Saturday at 7pm.

Rounding out the festival on Sunday, June 17 is the annual Fathers Day Sunday Blues Picnic beginning at 12 noon at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, located 7 miles south of downtown on State Highway 23.

Performances in the Basin Spring Park Bandshell are free and open to the public.  Ticket information for other Blues Weekend ’18 performances can be found at: EurekaSpringsOnline.com/Blues-weekend/

For a complete downloadable/printable schedule clink on the link below! 

2018BluesWeekend

THURSDAY, JUNE 14th
Rowdy Beaver Den // 7PM // Coyote Claw
Chelsea’s // 9PM // Shelley King
SUNDAY, JUNE 17th
Chelsea’s // 2PM // Patrick Sweany // $5 All Day Tix at Door
Turpentine Creek // 1PM // Harmonica Workshop // Tix EurekaSpringsBluesWeekend.Com
Turpentine Creek // 2:15PM // Tony Redman // EurekaSpringsBluesWeekend.Com
Turpentine Creek // 3:30PM // Fast Johnny Ricker //EurekaSpringsBluesWeekend.Com
Turpentine Creek // 4:30PM // All-Star Jam //EurekaSpringsBluesWeekend.Com
FRIDAY, JUNE 15th
Basin Spring Park // 5PM // Selwyn Birchwood
Chelsea’s // 6PM // Sister Lucille Band // $5 All Day Tix at Door
Basin Park Hotel // 7PM // John Nemeth // Tix ReserveEureka.com
Brews // 7PM // Christopher Plowman
Upstairs at the Grotto // 8:30PM // The Cate Brothers // Tix facebook.com/upstairsatgrotto/
Chelsea’s // 9PM // Patrick Sweany // $5 All Day Tix at Door
Rowdy Beaver Den // 9PM // Mark Shields & Good Company
SATURDAY, JUNE 16th
Rowdy Beaver Den // 12PM // Coyote Claw
Rowdy Beaver Den // 1PM // Blew Reed & the Flatheads
Chelsea’s // 2PM // Shaw Davis & the Black Ties // $5 All Day Tix at Door
Basin Spring Park // 3PM // Brick Fields
Chelsea’s // 6PM // Earl & Them // $5 All Day Tix at Door
Brews // 7PM // Sad Daddy
Upstairs at the Grotto // 7PM // Lost Bridge Trio // Tix facebook.com/upstairsatgrotto/
The Auditorium // 8PM // Coco Montoya & Carolyn Wonderland // Tix theaud.org
Rowdy Beaver Den // 8PM // Scott Garner & the Speedshift Band
Rowdy Beaver Den // 9PM // Los Roscoes
Chelsea’s // 9PM // Patrick Sweany // $5 All Day Tix at Door
Blues Weekend
2018 Eureka Springs
FULL SCHEDULE: EurekaSprings.org/blues
EUREKA TAXI: (479) 253-6699
ABUNDANT TAXI: (479) 553-8294
TROLLEY RUNS TO 8PM – SHUTTLE BUG RUNS TO 6PM