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Eventbrite - Gator By The Bay Festival San Diego
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

BeauSoleil

BeauSoleil Bio


Since forming in 1975, Grammy winners BeauSoleil have claimed their undisputed role as the most esteemed Cajun group in music. BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet take the rich Cajun traditions of Louisiana and artfully blend elements of zydeco, New Orleans jazz, Tex-Mex, country, blues and more into a satisfying musical recipe. From The Grand Ole Opry to Newport Folk, from concert hall to dance floor, the music of BeauSoleil continues to captivate audiences the world over.

BeauSoleil will be performing under the starry skies of
San Diego's Gator By The Bay Festival
in the Big Tent on the Festival Stage at 8:20 PM
Thursday, May 7th

Opening for BeauSoleil /
G Burns Jug Band - 6:00

G Burns Jug Band
 
G Burns Jug Band Bio

Sara Petite - 7:00

Sara Petite
Americana
Three time San Diego
Music Award Winner


Sara Petite Bio

Friday, Saturday and Sunday Talent
(More performers added weekly!
More exact schedules available soon.)

Brian Jack Brian Jack & The Zydecos Gamblers
Fri, Sat. and Sunday
Sat. Night Dance

Brian Jack Bio
California Honeydrops
California Honeydrops
Sunday
California Honeydrops Bio
Pine Leaf Boys
Pine Leaf Boys
Saturday & Sunday
Sat. Night Dance

Pine Leaf Boys Bio
Terry & Zydeco Bad Boys
Terry & The
Zydeco Bad Boys

Saturday & Sunday
Sat. Night Dance
Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys

Saturday Chicago Blues Royalty
Appearing as the Chicago Blues Royalty Review with Johnny V will be
Corky Siegel, Sam Lay, Barry Goldberg and Marcy Levy, all legendary pioneers of the Chicago Blues scene who are known for some pretty exciting genre-splicing. Blues with a touch of rock, blues and classical, and even blues with electric folk—all are in these performers’ far-reaching repertoires. Saturday 4:20 PM
Johnny Vernazza Johnny "V" Vernazza
Saturday
Johnny Vernazza Bio
Corky Siegel
Corky Siegel
Saturday
Corky Siegel
Sam Lay
Sam Lay
Saturday
Sam Lay Bio
Barry Goldberg
Barry Goldberg
Saturday
Barry Goldberg Bio
Marcy Levy
Marcy Levy
Saturday
Marcy Levy Bio
Big Jon Atkinson All Star Blues Show
Friday Night Blues Supper Club will sizzle as local harmonica virtuoso Big Jon Atkinson gets together with some of his friends— and by friends we mean Fabulous Thunderbirds co-founder and harmonica and vocal frontman Kim Wilson, guitarist , singer and songwriter Kid Ramos, another Fabulous Thunderbirds alumni whose bio also includes work with James Harman, Room Full of Blues, The Mannish Boys and Fabuloco, and Kid Andersen, a much-lauded Blues Music Award winning guitarist. Friday 8:30 PM
Jon Atkinson
Big Jon Atkinson
Friday
Big Jon Atkinson Bio
Kim Wilson
Kim Wilson
Friday
Kim Wilson Bio
Kid Ramos
Kid Ramos
Friday
Kid Ramos Bio
Kid Anderson Kid Anderson
Friday
Kid Andeson Bio

Nathan James Nathan James
Friday & Saturday
Nathan James Bio
Carl 'Sonny' Leyland Carl "Sonny" Leyland
Friday & Saturday
Carl "Sonny" Leyland Bio
Kara Grainger
Kara Grainger
w/ Backwater Blues Band

Sunday
Kara Grainger Bio
Wayne Baker Brooks Wayne Baker Brooks
Sunday
Wayne Baker Brooks Bio
Gal Holiday
Gal Holiday &
Honky Tonk Revue

Saturday and Sunday
Gal Holiday Bio

Los Pinguos
Los Pinguos
Sunday

Los Pinguos Bio
Missy Anderson
Missy Andersen
Gospel According to Missy Andersen
Sunday
Missy Andersen Bio
Manny Cepeda
Manny Cepeda Orchestra
Saturday
Salsa
Manny Cepeda Bio
Bill Magee
Bill Magee
Blues Band

Serious Chicago Blues
Saturday
Bill Magee Bio
Bayou Brothers Zydeco Band
The Bayou Brothers
West Coast Zydeco
Winner of the
San Diego Blues Awards

Friday
Bayou Brothers Bio
Theo Bellows
Theo
and Zydeco Patrol

A Fiery Mix
of Cajun & Zydeco

Saturday & Sunday
Zydeco Patrol Bio
Sue Palmer
Sue Palmer
Queen of
Boogie Woogie

Saturday
Sue Palmer Bio
Goma Goma
Peruvian
Cumbia Rock
Saturday
Goma
Jon Atkinson
"Big Jon" Atkinson
& the Nationals
Saturday
Big Jon Bio
Mercedes Moore
Mercedes Moore
"This Blues Diva Is
One Hot Singer!"
Saturday
Mercedes Moore Bio
Euphoria Brass Band
Euphoria Brass Band
New Orleans Horns
Galore!

Sunday
Euphoria Brass Band Bio
Leilani Kilgore
Leilani Kilgore
with Tyler Ray Davison
Saturday
Leilani Kilgore Bio
Liz Grace - Three Chord Justice
Three Chord Justice
Songs from a Real
Country Girl

Sunday
Three Chord Justice Bio
Billy Lee Swamp Critters
Billy Lee & the
Swamp Critters

Gulf Coast
Zydeco Boogie

Saturday
Swamp Critters Bio
San Diego Cajun Playboys
San Diego Cajun Playboys
French Cajun
Saturday
San Diego Cajun Playboys Bio
BWBB
Backwater Blues Band
featuring Kara Grainger
Saturday
Backwater Blues Bio
Sharifah Sharifah & the
Good Thing
Saturday
Sharifah & the Good Thing Bio
Tiffany Jane
Tiffany Jane
and the Kicks
Blues
Friday
Tiffany Jane Bio
John Fraser
John Frazer
Harmonica Extraordinaire
Saturday
John Frazer Bio
Billy, Whiotney, Robin
Robin Henkel, Whitney Shay &
Billy Watson

Americana to the Bone
& a Horn Section

Saturday

Robin Henkel Bio
Joe Fontenot
Joe Fontenot Créole Cajun Band
(Trad) Old Time Creole
Sunday

Joe Sands Fontenot Band Bio
David Sousa
David Sousa and
The Zydeco Mudbugs

Sunday
David Sousa Bio
Tom Cat Courtney
Tomcat Courtney
with Chicken Bone Slim

Sunday
Tomcat Courtney Bio
  Palominos
Palominos
Western Honky Tonk
Friday
The Palominos Bio
Crown Point Academy
Crown Point Academy
"Music opens minds."
Saturday 11:00 AM

Crown Point Academy

Eventbrite - Gator By The Bay Festival San Diego

City San Diego Arts & Culture Financial support for Gator By The Bay is provided in part by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture
and the County of San Diego.

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