The 2017 Old Capitol Blues & BBQ will be held Friday and Saturday, August 25th & 26th, 2017! Check back for Updates on the Music and Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork Shoulder, and Brisket Smokin’ Competition Event of the Year in Downtown Springfield!
Opening the Blues portion of the 2017 Old Capitol Blues & BBQ on Friday, August 25, will be Springfield’s own Mary Jo Curry Blues Band followed by The Albert Castiglia Band! Albert Castiglia was nominated for two 2017 Blues Music Awards – Contemporary Blues Male Artist and Rock Blues Album. Closing out Friday night will be Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials! Lil’ Ed Williams received 2017 Blues Music Award nominations for B.B. King Entertainer and Traditional Blues Male Artist and Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials are Two Time Blues Music Awards Band of the Year and were nominated again in 2017.
Saturday night, August 26, of the 2017 Old Capitol Blues & BBQ the Blues will start off with The James Armstrong Band followed by Kenny Neal, who took home two 2017 BMA’s: Contemporary Blues Male Artist; and Contemporary Blues Album (“Bloodlines”) and Eric Gales!
WOW…You don’t want to miss this one! The 2017 Old Capitol Blues & BBQ stage at 5th & Adams will definitely be The Place To BE August 25th and 26th!