2016 Blues in the District Announce Artist Lineup

This summer will be the 19th season of The District’s Blues in the District Concert Series. The concerts are held in Washington Park 5:30pm – 9:30pm and are free to the public.

Kicking off this year’s season on June 10 will be Katy Guillen & the Girls, based out of Kansas City MO and a finalist in the 2014 International Blues Challenge. Other acts throughout the season will be legendary Blues Band out of Chicago Il Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames (June 24), Studebaker John & the Hawks (July 8), Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys (July 22), local Quincy Il band Soul Shaker (August 12) and returning act Hector Anchondo (August 26).

“Our committee has been working hard and we have a great season in store for Blues in the District,” said Bruce Guthrie, Executive Director The District. “We have great acts that will be coming in and some wonderful vendors and sponsors this year. We are looking forward to seeing all of our friends back in the park for a great summer of Blues music.” All the details about the Blues in the District concerts can be found online at dist.flywheelsites.com

The District is a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting, revitalizing and preserving Quincy’s Historic Business District through broad-based community support, including both public and private partnerships. The District extends from Front Street to Twelfth Street, and Broadway to State Streets. For more information on the Historic Quincy Business District please log on to dist.flywheelsites.com.