Bloomington Boogies: The Bloomington Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Festival
The first festival took place in August of 2015, and featured pianists Bob Seeley, Marcia Ball, Carl Sonny Leyland, Bruce Sunpie Barnes, Liz Pennock and Dr. Blues, Craig Brenner, Ross Martinie Eiler, and Michelle Brentano; a rhythm section of Gordon Bonham on guitar, Joe Donnelly on sax, Ron Kadish on bass and Dan Hosteler on drums; and dancers Josh Davis and Amanda Guieb. Click to view photos and videos from the first Bloomington Boogies.
The next festival is Aug. 14 and 15, 2016, with ticketed performances on Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center followed by informal performances with no cover charge at Bloomington Boogies After Hours at Malibu Grill on the Square and GRAZIE! Italiano. The festival concludes with a free concert at Templeton Elementary School on Monday, Aug. 15, followed by a free workshop for young piano students!
Visit our Artists page to see who will be part of the second annual Bloomington Boogies Festival!