AURORA – RiverEdge Park in Aurora recently announced its musical lineup for Blues on the Fox, which will take place Friday, June 27, and Saturday, June 28.
Blues musicians Jimmie Vaughan, Los Lonely Boys and Taj Majal will be the headliners for the 18th annual music festival. Other musical acts will include blues hall-of-famer Joe Louis Walker; Kansas City blues artist Samantha Fish; and Louisiana blues man Tab Benoit.
The Friday night lineup will begin with Walker, followed by guitarist Jimmie Vaughan. Gates will open at 6 p.m. and the double-bill will begin at 7 p.m.
Saturday will kick off with afternoon sets showcasing Fish, followed by the Grammy-nominated Benoit. Taj Mahal – arguably one of the most influential blues artists of all time – will play at sunset with "Texican" rock 'n' rollers Los Lonely Boys. Gates open at 2 p.m. and the concerts start at 3 p.m.
Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, March 31. Tickets cost $10 a day if purchased before June 2. Tickets cost $20 a day beginning June 2 and the day of. To purchase tickets, visit RiverEdgeAurora.com, call the RiverEdge box office at 630-896-6666 or stop by the RiverEdge's box office at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Boulevard in downtown Aurora.
This event is general admission only. Children ages 12 and younger will be admitted free of charge when accompanied by an adult 18 years old or older. Guests are welcome to bring chairs.
Food and drinks will available for purchase inside RiverEdge Park. Concessions at RiverEdge include its official food vendor Two Brothers Roundhouse, along with a bar featuring a selection of domestic and craft beers, wine, sodas, bottled water and more. Festival food vendors also will set up tents. No outside food or drink (except water) are allowed in the park.
The City of Aurora Mayor, Tom Weisner, will be announcing the next wave of events for the 2014 RiverEdge Park season at Aurora's State of the City address on May 1.
RiverEdge Park is located at 360 N. Broadway in Aurora.