Started by music lover and philanthropist Don Hooker, the event is also a fundraiser for Special Olympics of Maryland, We Care and Friends, the Johns Hopkins Cleft & Craniofacial Center, and Special Love, a camp for children suffering from cancer.
This year's event once again features some amazing talent, including:
- The Chesapeake Bay Blues Band w/ Patty Reese, Mark Wenner, Dean Rosenthal, Tommy Lepson;
- The Daryl Davis Band, featuring Nadine Rae, Andy Poxon and Del Puschert;
- Motor City Josh;
- Dana Fuchs;
- Ronnie Baker Brooks;
- The Manzarek-Rogers Band featuring Ray Manzarek, keyboardist for The Doors; and
- Little Feat.
The two headliners are:
Advance tickets are $55 for one day and $95 for both days through noon today. Same day ticket purchases are $70 and $120. Tickets can be purchased here.
Gates open both days at 10:30 a.m. Music performances run from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days.
There is limited parking at Sandy Point, but a shuttle running from the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium and Kent Island High School is available. Parking at the stadium is $10 and $2 at KIHS.
Bring lawn or beach chairs or blankets. No food, drinks, pets, or professional video/audio equipment allowed.