- Leon Jay
- The Midnights
- Black Beat DJ
Come to the headquarters of the 9th Annual Costa Rica Blues Festival, The Garden Bar in Playas del Coco and enjoy the official kick off of the 9th Annual Costa Rica Blues Festival and meet the artists, staff and volunteers of the Festival the day before the Main Event
Performances by blues historian and Delta blues musician from Phoenix Arizona, Leon J; The Midnights, performing classic and modern Blues with some funky grooves and soulful vocals and dance to Strictly Vinyl DJ Set by Black Beat featuring Robert Aguilar (Los Neotics & The Midnights Lead Singer), spinning a mind-blowing selection of old rare uncut Funky Tracks and well-known Funk, Soul and Disco classics for everybody to get down at the Costa Rica Blues Festival Meet & Greet Party. All Vinyl!
Get your tickets for Saturday`s Main Event and enjoy the great outdoor stage, food and drinks of the Garden Bar at Hotel la Puerta del Sol.
WHERE: The Garden Bar, inside Hotel La Puerta del Sol, Playas del Coco
FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/895487100807973/
TICKETS: $45 plus processing fees & taxes
- 11: 00 am Soul Kitchen
- 12:30 md Donnie Walsh and the Leatherbacks
- 13:45 pm David Tanganelli
- 15:15 pm Los Neotics
- 16:45 pm The Craig Thatcher Band
- 18:15 pm The Sparky Parker Band
- 19:30 pm JC Smith
- 21:00 pm Joe Louis Walker
A show benefiting Abriendo Mentes
Get ready for an amazing day of music, sun, food and fun.
The Main event of the 9th Annual Costa Rica Blues Festival will take place on Saturday February 15 at the Headquarters of the Blues Fest: The Garden Bar at Hotel la Puerta del Sol in Playas del Coco.
From San Francisco, California: Multiple Grammy & WC Handy Award winner Joe Louis Walker, one of the most heralded blues artists of our time will be the headliner of the 9th annual Costa Rica Blues Festival.
Also from San Francisco, guitar player and singer JC Smith, , from Houston, Texas: The Sparky Parker Band; from Philadelphia, PA, band leader and international clinician/ambassador for C.F. Martin & Co: Craig Thatcher; from Brazil, master harmonica player and Hohner Artist: David Tanganelli; From Phoenix, Arizona, Performing Artist- Music Historian Blues Hall of Fame Ambassador National Heritage Foundation at Performing Arts: Leon J; Costa Rica’s R & B band: Soul Kitchen, led by American professional musician Michael Rose and Canadian Blues Legend. Donnie Walsh and the Leatherbacks.
Doors will open at 10:00 am, music starts at 11 am. and goes until 11 pm.
- There will be plenty of food and beverage options available during the festival. No outside Food and Drinks. Coolers are not allowed.
- For 16 year old children and up.
- Sorry, pets are not allowed.
- Feel free to bring your swimsuit and enjoy the pool
- Parking outside the venue, we will have Security in charge of parking cars safely.
Hotel La Puerta del Sol
VENUE: The Garden Bar, inside Hotel La Puerta del Sol, Playas del Coco
COVER: $15 includes Brunch Buffet
The show must go on!
Join us the day after the main event to continue the festivities of the 9th Annual Costa Rica Blues Festival at the headquarters of the Blues Festival: The Garden Bar in Hotel la Puerta del Sol in Playas del Coco.
Brunch Buffet, Bloody Maries and Mimosas!
- Gray Gregson
- Avenida Blues
- Smokin Mo & Blues Devils
- Open Jam!!
The cover charge is just $15 and includes a Brunch buffet with Costa Rican and American breakfast options such as Gallo Pinto, Eggs, bacon, Tropical Fruits and Pancakes.
Try our Mimosas and Bloody Maries!
Enjoy the music of WC Handy Award Winner from Austin, Texas: Gray Gregson and from Costa Rica: Avenida Blues and Costa Rica’s Premier Blues Band Smokin Mo and the Blues Devils.
Blues Jam and Mo’s 50th Birthday Bash
At 1 pm we will continue with the traditional Blues Jam. Bring your instrument and play the blues with your friends and the musicians of the 9th Annual Costa Rica Blues Festival and stick around to celebrate the birthday of the Costa Rica Blues Festival founder and producer and leader of Blues Devils: Mo Ledezma
Bands are welcome