The 29th Annual Springing The Blues Festival in downtown Jacksonville Beach, Florida.
Springing The Blues Festival is one of the world’s finest blues events. Join us at the Seawalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach on April 5th, 6th & 7th, 2019.

Seawalk Pavilion
Jacksonville Beach, FL

Friday: April 5th, 2019
Saturday: April 6th, 2019
Sunday: April 7th, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can you park?

You can find more than 1,000 parking spaces inside the Central Business District. Most street ends on First Street in Jax Beach have public parking and beach access. On-street parking is also available on Third Street and Scond Street. Public parking lots located at:

  • Jacksonville Beach Pier and N. 5th & 6th Avenues
  • 1st Street & 4th Avenue
  • 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue

Plan to arrive early if you drive.

Are hotels near the festival site?

You can see plenty of hotel and lodging options here.

Is the festival free? What is VIP/Premium seating?

Springing The Blues has always been a free event. But we also offer VIP/premium seating that gives you an enhanced experience for just a few bucks. With VIP/premium seating, you have stage-front seating with armchairs, drink service (yes, they bring it to you!), private air-conditioned restrooms (no long lines), and beverage and dining area catered by Mojo BBQ. You can purchase VIP/premium seating passes here.

Where can I send a performer package?

Performer packages MUST include recent video clip of a live performance in front of an audience. Please also include bio information, photos and CD or tape and send to jaxbeachfestivals@gmail.com (attn: Terry Dixon) or mail to:
Jax Beach Festivals, Inc.
P. O. Box 51348
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32240

We DO NOT return ANY submission materials. All materials submitted become the property of Springing the Blues.

How can I buy the Springing The Blues poster?

Award-winning artist, David Lee, never ceases to amaze us with his ability to capture the festival experience through his annual poster — and he’s been doing it for more than 16 years! His 2019 creation (as well as past years’ posters) will be available for purchase at the festival’s on-site merchandise tent.

How can I apply to be a concessionaire?

Include photos of your operation and description of your business and send to jaxbeachfestivalsvendors@gmail.com or mail to:

Jax Beach Festivals, Inc.
209 S. Third Street
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

How can I become a sponsor?

We’d love to have you as a sponsor! We customize sponsorship opportunities for every size company. Email your request to jaxbeachfestivals@gmail.com or call Sam Veal at (904)270-9301.

Guidelines

We want everyone to enjoy the music, beach and fun. In order to ensure a safe and fun festival for everyone, please remember these guidelines:

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No animals inside the festival area, except qualified service animals.

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Tents, umbrellas, backpacks and coolers are not allowed.

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No outside beverages or food are allowed into the festival.

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No bicycles or skateboards within the festival area.

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Due to space limitations, no ground coverings greater than 4’x6’ ft are allowed.

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No “saving seats” or reserving ground spaces are allowed at any time.

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Weapons of any kind are strictly prohibited and will be confiscated and persons subject to arrest.

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All packages, purses, bags and persons are subject to search at any time.

DAY ONE: Friday, April 5th, 2019

Seawalk Pavilion Stage

Sponsored by 'YOUR COMPANY'

5

Danny Delves and the Deadly Nightshades

5:00pm - 5:45pm

5

Jonathon Long

6:00pm - 7:00pm

5

Albert Castiglia

7:20pm - 8:20pm

5

Nick Moss ft. Dennis Gruenling

8:40pm - 10:00pm

Westside Mo' Blues Stage

Presented by Sawgrass Asset Management

5

Henry D. Jones

5:00pm - 5:45pm

5

Danny Delves

6:20pm - 7:20pm

5

Jonathon Long

7:40pm - 8:40pm

5

Albert Castiglia

9:00pm - 10:00pm

DAY TWO: Saturday, April 6th, 2019

DAY TWO: Sat., April 6th, 2019

Seawalk Pavilion Stage

Sponsored by 'YOUR COMPANY'

5

David Julia

12:00pm - 12:45pm

5

Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal

1:00pm - 1:45pm

5

Sean Chambers

2:00pm - 3:00pm

5

James Armstrong

3:15pm - 4:15pm

5

John Del Toro Richardson

4:30pm - 5:30pm

5

Vanessa Collier

5:45pm - 6:45pm

5

Christone Kingfish Ingram

7:00pm - 8:15pm

5

Larry McCray

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Westside Mo' Blues Stage

Presented by Sawgrass Asset Management

5

The Snacks Blues Band

12:15pm - 1:00pm

5

David Julia

1:15pm - 2:00pm

5

Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal

2:15pm - 3:00pm

5

Sean Chambers

3:30pm - 4:15pm

5

James Armstrong

4:45pm - 5:30pm

5

John Del Toro Richardson

6:00pm - 6:45pm

5

Vanessa Collier

7:15pm - 8:00pm

5

Christone Kingfish Ingram

8:45pm - 9:45pm

DAY THREE: Sunday, April 7th, 2019

DAY THREE: Sun., April 7th, 2019

Seawalk Pavilion Stage

Sponsored by 'YOUR COMPANY'

5

Mama Blue

12:00pm - 12:45pm

5

Woody and the Peckers

1:00pm - 1:45pm

5

Eric Culberson

2:00pm - 2:45pm

5

Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers

3:00pm - 4:00pm

5

DieDra and The Ruf Pro Band

4:15pm - 5:15pm

5

Poppa Chubby

5:30pm - 6:30pm

5

The Lee Boys

6:45pm - 8:00pm

Westside Mo' Blues Stage

Presented by Sawgrass Asset Management

5

High School Blues Contest Winner

12:15pm - 1:00pm

5

Mama Blue

1:15pm - 2:00pm

5

Woody and the Peckers

2:15pm - 3:00pm

5

Eric Culberson

3:15pm - 4:15pm

5

Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers

4:30pm - 5:15pm

5

DieDra and The Ruff Pro Band

5:45pm - 6:30pm

5

Poppa Chubby

7:00pm - 8:00pm

VIP passes sold out in 2018. Don’t be disappointed – buy your VIP passes early!

Springing The Blues

VIP Tickets

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Artist Lineup

Learn more about the bands.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Seawalk Pavillion

1st Street North
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Media & Press Info

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