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2018 Bloomington Boogies
4th Annual Bloomington Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Festival
Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 2:00PM

Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center Auditorium
122 S. Walnut St
Bloomington, IN 47404

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All Day-Passes are ONLY available in advance.

The 4th annual Bloomington Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Festival is Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, August 11 through 13, 2018, featuring blues and boogie woogie pianists from around the world.

If not sold out, single-show tickets will be available at the door to the event but the prices will increase to $25 general admission or $20 for students and seniors. Door sales will begin one half-hour before each show for cash or check only. To purchase your tickets at the advance price and get the best deal, select the correct showtime above!


WHO'S PLAYING?

2 PM Whikehart Auditorium, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center (Tickets Required) The following will perform during the 2 PM Concert:
  • Bob Seeley
  • C. J. Chenier
  • Rob Rio
  • Eden Brent
  • Craig Brenner
  • Finale with all performers
  • Rhythm section: Alfred "Uganda" Roberts/congas, Gordon Bonham/guitar, Joe Donnelly/sax, Ron Kadish/bass, Dan Hostetler/drums, Lori Brenner/percussion
The order of performances is subject to change.

5:30 PM Whikehart Auditorium, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center (Tickets Required) The following will perform during the 5:30 PM Concert:
  • C. J. Chenier
  • Bob Seeley
  • Judy Carmichael
  • Daryl Davis
  • Cynthia Girtley
  • Grand Finale with all performers
  • Rhythm section: Alfred "Uganda" Roberts/congas, Gordon Bonham/guitar, Joe Donnelly/sax, Ron Kadish/bass, and Dan Hostetler/drums, Lori Brenner/percussion
The order of performances is subject to change.

In addition to the ticketed performances, the festival includes:

  • Aug. 11, 11am - A festival preview on WFHB’s “Saturday’s Child” at the Monroe County History Center, broadcast on WFHB and open to the public.
  • Aug. 12, beginning at 1pm - Free performances on the Arts Plaza adjacent to the IU Auditorium, with food and beverages from La Poblano Taco Truck and Bloomington Brewing Company.
  • Aug. 12, 8-10:30pm - Free performances at "Bloomington Boogies After Hours" at Malibu Grill on the Square, 106 N Walnut St, hosted by Florida artists Liz Pennock and Dr. Blues.
  • Aug. 13 - Educational activities, including free piano workshops in schools.
  • And more!
For information about performers, sponsors, registering for a piano workshop, or volunteering, visit bloomingtonboogies.com or email craigbrennerboogies@gmail.com.