PARK RAPIDS -- The first Park Rapids Blues Festival will get under way Saturday and Sunday at Silver Star Festival Park, featuring a lineup of regional and local blues groups.
Admission is $10 per day for adults, $5 per day for children. The gates open each day at 3 p.m. and will wrap up at about midnight.
Silver Star Festival Park is two miles east of Park Rapids on Highway 34.
Who: Regional blues groups
What: Park Rapids Blues Festival
Where: Silver Star Festival Park, two miles east of Park Rapids on Highway 34
When: 3 p.m.-midnight Saturday and Sunday
Cost: $10 per day for adults, $5 per day for children
Saturday's lineup includes headliner Warped Melon Blues Band from the Fargo area, while Sunday's headliner is The Keller Brothers, a Fargo-to-Twin Cities group.
The headliners open on the outdoor stage at about 9 p.m. each day. The festival's lineup also includes Lee Bone, an acoustic blues performer from Backus, and the Phantoms, with Jim Hankemeyer of Pequot Lakes.
For more information, call 732-9439.
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