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Feeling Blue? The Bluesberry Festival in Covington Has the Cure

September 21, 2021
By: Re'gine Smith

Y'all are going to have the blues this fall! Bluesberry Music & Arts Festival is coming back Saturday, October 9. Northshore's celebration of the arts was initially scheduled for May 2020. Tickets that have already been purchased for last year will be honored for the new date. Bluesberry Festival, located at Bogue Falaya Park (213 Park Dr.) in Covington, is family-friendly, which means it is open to all ages. Artists across the region and nation will perform from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Main Stage Lineup:

4:30 p.m. CEDRIC BURNSIDE (Mississippi native, Hill Country Blues artist; Grammy Award nominated)

3:15 p.m. ERIC JOHANSON (New Orleans-based blues artist)

2:00 p.m. THE BAND OF HEATHENS (Americana stalwarts hailing from Austin, TX)

12:45 p.m. ALLY VENABLE BAND (Texas native vocalist/guitarist)

11:30 p.m. JOHNNY HAYES (Southern rooted rock n' soul band based out of Nashville, TN)

10:15 p.m. TYLER KINCHEN & THE RIGHT PIECES (Electric high-energy band)

9:00 p.m. JL FULKS (Nashville-based singer/songwriter/guitarist)


General Admission tickets are $25 for ages 11 and up. Children 10 and under get in FREE! $65 VIP tickets are courtesy of Fidelity Bank - NOLA Lending and are available until sold out.


The Bluesberry Festival VIP package includes:

Admission to the festival

Exclusive all-day access to the VIP tent with covered seating

Seating adjacent to the Main Stage

All-day food (four redemption tickets)

Beer and other alcoholic beverages (three redemption tickets)

Unlimited non-alcoholic refreshments and snacks


Visit the tickets page to purchase for general admission and VIP. For information about parking and what you will experience at the festival, click #Festival from the home page.

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