Groovin at Gladstone Summertime Bluesfest Presented by Arvest Bank

For 23 years the Gladstone Area Chamber, in partnership with the City of Gladstone, have worked to bring in well-known Blues artists to the Northland. Oak Grove Park has been rocking and groovin’ to the sounds of Jason Vivone, Johnny Ricker and Mud Morganfield, just to name a few. This outdoor event of music and food has been enjoyed over a two day period, rain or shine. The most notable performers from years past have been Shirley King – who is the daughter of BB King: Charlie Musselwhite: Tab Benoit and Kelley Hunt.

For 2019, regional, local and award winning Blues artists are performing.

Friday lineup: Heather Newman, Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnatins and the headliner is Rick Estrin & The Nightcats. Music starts at 6 pm.

Saturday lineup: Mark Montgomery, Ms. Hy-C & Fresh Start, and the headliners are Johnny Rawls and Kevin “B.F.” Burt. Music starts at 4 pm.

Come enjoy the music, food and cold drinks.

Gladstone Summertime Bluesfest will be held at Oak Grove Park in Gladstone, Missouri on June 7 & 8, 2019. Friday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.. Parking is $5 and there is a suggested donation of $5 at the entrance. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for seating. The park will open 1 hour before the music starts. No dogs are allowed at the festival.

For directions or more information, visit, and also check out the Gladstone Summertime Bluesfest page on Facebook.

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