St. Benedict Blues Festival 2021

Friday–Sunday, Oct. 22–24, 2021 | See Times Below at St. Benedict the Moor

The Blues Fest at St. Benedict the Moor Church in Lincolnville is back this fall with live music, barbecue and fun.

In the historic Lincolnville district
86 M. L. King Avenue, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(904) 228-0051
  • 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

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