We’ve got plenty of blues, tons of barbecue and lots of frosty brews. All we are missing is you! Here's your guide to having a great time on the Bangor waterfront on July 30, 2016!

1. Bring Gear

  • Lawn chair
  • Blankets
  • Sunscreen
  • I.D.
  • Rain gear
  • Cellphone
  • Medication
  • Sweater
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Cash
  • Hat

2. Arrive Early

If you want a good spot for your lawn chair, make sure you come early to snag a good spot!

3. Bring Cash

Bar Service and some food vendors only accept cash. If you need to stop at ATM before arriving there are several stores on Main Street that have an ATM.

4. Festival Etiquette

Be friendly and make new friends!
Smoking is in designated areas only.

5. Come Hungry

We have 5 BBQ vendors onsite!

  • Mainely BBQ
  • Moe’s Original Bar B Que
  • Famous Dave’s Legendary Pit Bar B Que
  • Sea Dog Brew Pub
  • Grantlee’s Tavern & Grill

Other food Vendors include:

  • Maine Tater
  • Cake Concoctions
  • Dorr's Lobster Company

6. Designated Driver

Plan ahead on how you plan on getting home safely. If you plan to drink then plan a ride!

7. Take Pictures + Video

Feel free to take photos & video at the event! Don’t forget to tag #BluesBrewsBBQBangor

8. Leave these things at home

Pets, food, beverages, coolers, and weapons.

9. Dance like no one is watching

We want to see you in your dancing shoes! Go on and get down and funky to the great sounds of the blues performed by the Taj Mahal Trio, Texas Flood, Jon King, Tas Cru & his band of tortured souls and L.C. Williams and the Driver!

10. Have fun!

There will be plenty to do!

Performance Schedule

1 p.m. L.C. Williams + the Driver
2:30 p.m. Tas Cru + his Band of Tortured Souls
4:00 p.m. Jon King
5:30 p.m. Taj Mahal Trio
7:30 p.m. Texas Flood

BBQ Vendors

  • Moe's Original Bar B Que
  • Mainely BBQ
  • Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que
  • Sea Dog Brew Pub
  • Grantlee’s Tavern & Grill


Spectacular event center will be pouring frosty brews ALL DAY LONG!

  • Sea Dog Sunfish
  • Sea Dog IPA
  • Sea Dog Blueberry
  • Budweiser
  • Bud Light
  • Geaghan's Bangor Brown
  • Angry Orchard
  • Twisted Tea


Penobscot County Federal Credit Union have games for you to play!

Additional details: No food, beverages or weapons may be brought into the venue, lawn chairs & umbrellas are allowed. Alcohol sales are cash only. Under 21 is allowed in the venue, but proper ID is required to purchase alcohol. All sales are final. No refunds. No pets allowed except service animals.

Tickets are still available! General admission is $25 in advance, $30 at the gate or $50 for VIP!