Bricktown Blues Festival
Otis Watkins & The Bushdoctors and Shane Henry will headline the 21st Annual Bricktown Blues Festival, a free, outdoor, all-ages music festival on June 17-18 at the corner of Reno and Oklahoma Avenues in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown entertainment district.
Bricktown Blues Festival, produced by Brewer Entertainment, began in 1996 and has become an annual Bricktown tradition.
Little Joe McLerran opens the festival at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 17. McLerran won the 2009 International Blues Challenge, solo division, in Memphis at the age of 25. The Friday night lineup continues with Wink Burcham at 7 p.m., Tyler Lee at 8 p.m., the Paul Benjamin Band at 9 p.m., and Otis Watkins & The Bushdoctors at 10 p.m.
Evin Brady kicks-off Day 2 of the festival at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, followed by Justin Witte at 5 p.m., The Flat Land Band at 6 p.m., Pilgrim at 7 p.m., Dustin Pittsley at 8 p.m., Dirty Red & The Soulshakers at 9 p.m., and Shane Henry closes the festival at 10 p.m.
A selection of Oklahoma’s top food trucks and craft beer will also be available to festival attendees, and local artist Jack Fowler will live paint a portrait of Oklahoma City blues legend Jimmy Rushing, a.k.a. “Mr. Five by Five.”
Bricktown Blues Festival Lineup
Friday June 17
6 p.m. Little Joe McLerran
7 p.m. Wink Burcham
8 p.m. Tyler Lee
9 p.m. Paul Benjamin Band
10 p.m. Otis Watkins & The Bushdoctors
Saturday June 18
4 p.m. Evin Brady
5 p.m. Justin Witte
6 pm The Flatland Band
7 p.m. Pilgrim
8 p.m. Dustin Pittsley
9 p.m. Dirty Red & The Soulshakers
10 p.m. Shane Henry