Scenes from past Festivals -- George Thorogood
Scenes from past Festivals -- Jimmie Vaughan
Scenes from past Festivals -- Johnny Winter
Scenes from past Festivals -- Rod & Honey Piazza
Scenes from past Festivals -- Michael Burks
Scenes from past Festivals -- Michael McDonald
Scenes from past Festivals -- Shemekia Copeland
Scenes from past Festivals -- Sugar Ray Rayford
Scenes from past Festivals -- Tab Benoit
Scenes from past Festivals -- Trombone Shorty
Scenes from past Festivals -- Buddy Guy
Scenes from past Festivals -- Crowd View from Stage
Scenes from past Festivals -- Enthusiastic Drummer
Scenes from past Festivals -- Enthusiastic Drummer
Scenes from past Festivals -- Festival VIP tent
Scenes from past Festivals -- Happy blues fans
Scenes from past Festivals -- Beautiful day in the Park
Scenes from past Festivals -- Main Stage
Scenes from past Festivals -- Jonny Lang

Good Times In Vinoy Park

The Tampa Bay Blues Festival is one of the world’s finest blues music events, staged in the tropical setting of Vinoy Park on the shores of Tampa Bay.
Please join us on April 8, 9, & 10, 2016 for three great days of blues by the bay! BUY your Tickets and VIP passes NOW!

Aaron Neville Kenny Wanye Shepherd JJ Grey


April 8, 9, & 10, 2016
Vinoy Waterfront Park
St. Petersburg, Florida

Music until 10 p.m. each evening!
*Artists & times subject to change*

General Admission Tickets -
  Friday - $35
  Saturday - $40
  Sunday - $30
  Three Day Pass - $95

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Special BLUES CLUB 3-DAY VIP Package

 -Admission to Festival and 2 waterfront
  VIP tents
 -Front stage seating on padded chairs
 -Unlimited free wine, beer, soda & water
 -Complimentary food presentations
  at 2:00 and 6:00 p.m.
 -Free tickets to Friday & Saturday
  After Shows for 3 Day VIP packages
  ($40 value)
  -Private , air conditioned restrooms
 -Special Discount Codes to Hotels for
  3 Day Blues Club VIP packages
  -Your name to be listed as a Blues Club VIP member in our Festival Program
  Blues Club 3 Day VIP pass- $450.


Purchase single day VIP passes, and enjoy VIP benefits for the day of your choice. VIP includes admission to festival, front stage seating, waterfront shade tents, complimentary beer, wine, soda, water, all VIP foods, and private air conditioned restrooms.

Friday Only VIP - $200
Saturday Only VIP - $250
Sunday Only VIP - $150

The VIP Festival package is one of the
by any Blues Festival anywhere!! It's an
incredible way to experience world-class
music, in a relaxing and comfortable

PLEASE BUY NOW...This VIP program Sold Out last year !

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Views from VIP Area

Dates & Lineup 2016

Friday, April 8

The Reba Russell Band  12:30-2:00 p.m.

Biscuit Miller  2:30-4:00 p.m.

Victor Wainwright  4:30-6:00 p.m.

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers  6:30-8:00 p.m.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd  8:30-10:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 9

Cash Box Kings  12:30-2:00 p.m.

Danielle Nicole  2:30-4:00 p.m.

Curtis Salgado  4:30-6:00 p.m.

J J Grey & Mofro   6:30-8:00 p.m.

Aaron Neville  8:30-10:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 10

Jarekus Singleton  1:00-2:00 p.m.

The Sean Chambers Band  2:30-4:00 p.m.

Darrell Nulisch  4:30-6:00 p.m.

Sugar Ray & The Bluetones  6:30-8:00 p.m.

Walter Trout  8:30-10:00 p.m.

After Shows at the Palladium - $20

Doors Open at 9:30 p.m.


Friday, April 8

Biscuit Miller  10:15 p.m.

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers  11:30 p.m.

The Reba Russell Band  12:45 a.m.

Saturday, April 9

Danielle Nicole  10:15 p.m.

Curtis Salgado  11:30 p.m.

Cash Box Kings  12:45 a.m.


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Kick Off Party – Thursday, April 7 - Featuring

Victor Wainwright and the WildRoots.

The Palladium - $20
Please purchase your tickets early; this show sold out in 2015!

Join us as VICTOR WAINWRIGHT AND THE WILDROOTS from 8:00 until 9:30 p.m. at The Palladium Read more...

Video from Past Tampa Bay Blues Fest

Aaron Neville Kenny Wayne Shepherd Kenny Wayne Shepherd Walter Trout
Curtis Salgado Danielle Nicole Tommy Castro Sugar Ray and The Blue Tones
Victor Wainwright Darrell Nulisch Jarekus Singleton The Reba Russell Band
Biscuit Miller Sean Chambers Cash Box Kings The Reba Russell Band
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