The Suncoast Blues Festival will feature artists Bobby Rush, Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois King, Eden Brent, Zac Harmon, Vasti Jackson and Mr. Sipp. It will also feature a free Blues Teaser Friday April 24, 2015 from 6:30pm until 9:30pm and all sponsors are encouraged to attend.
Bobby Rush, who has been performing for decades, has received numerous accolades throughout his career, including Grammy Award nominations in 2013 and 2014 as well as 41 Blues Music Awards nominations and has received 8 BMA's for those nominations. Eden Brent is a Blues Music Award Winner in two categories: Acoustic Album of the Year and Acoustic Artist of the Year. Zac Harmon was named Best New Artist Debut at the XM Nation Music Awards and is an International Blues Challenge Winner. Mr. Sipp is the 2014 International Blues Challenge Winner and the 2014 Gibson Best Guitarist Award Winner.