St. Benedict Blues Festival 2021
Friday–Sunday, Oct. 22–24, 2021 | See Times Below at St. Benedict the Moor
St. Benedict the Moor Church in St. Augustine hosts its annual Blues Fest Friday–Sunday, October 22–24, 2021. The festival features some of the best blues performances and best barbecue in St. Augustine. The musical line-up will include the Ken Jensen Blues Ensemble, the Brent Byrd Band, the Duffy Bishop Band and JW Gilmore & The Blues Authority, among others.
Great food will be served each day — beef brisket burgers, gumbo, pulled pork, barbecue ribs, and lots of side dishes. There will be plenty of beer and other beverages. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
Gospel Music and Breakfast on Sunday, October 24, 2021
On Sunday, the Blues Festival will serve breakfast beginning at 11:00. Gospel music will begin at 11:15
- 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. — the music of Arle Mae Victory
- 11:45 a.m to 1:00 p.m. — American Gospel Revival featuring local musicians Bert Dodges, Don Cooper, and Dave Partridge.
- 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. — Rick Spence Trio
All proceeds from the Blues Fest benefit the renovation of the St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church. Visit here for more information.
Admission: $5 per person, which includes parking.
When: 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22–24, 2021.
Where: St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church is located at 86 M. L. King Ave. in St. Augustine, FL 32084.
Schedule of Events
|Performer(s)||Venue||Date / Time|
|Ken Jensen Blues Ensemble||St. Benedict the Moor||October 22, 2021 -- 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm|
|Warehouse Blues Band||St. Benedict the Moor||October 22, 2021 -- 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm|
|Last2Leave||St. Benedict the Moor||October 22, 2021 -- 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm|
|Jazzy Blue Band||St. Benedict the Moor||October 23, 2021 -- 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm|
|Duffy Bishop Band||St. Benedict the Moor||October 23, 2021 -- 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm|
|J. W. Gilmore & the Blues Authority||St. Benedict the Moor||October 23, 2021 -- 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm|
|Don Cooper||St. Benedict the Moor||October 24, 2021 -- 11:45 am to 1:00 pm|