Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Blues Fest kicks off tonight in downtown Marquette.
The annual event, now in it’s 12th year, features a free Friday night show with two bands this evening.
Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and the music starts at 6:00 p.m. at Mattson Lower Harbor Park.
Organizers say the event brings thousands of people to the park through the weekend and showcases a total of 12 musical acts.
Weekend tickets are still available and will be for sale on the grounds tonight and at the gate tomorrow and Sunday.
Gates open Saturday and Sunday at noon with music starting at 1:00 p.m.