Blues in the District Celebrates 20th Anniversary

This summer will be the 20th Anniversary 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 9 will be Hurricane Ruth, June 23 Catfish Willie Band, July 14 Big Al and the Heavyweights, July 28 local Quincy IL band Matt Roberts Blues Band, August 11 Tim Budig Band and August 25 The Green McDonough Band.

“Our Blues in the District Committee has been working hard to make this 20th Anniversary season the best ever,” 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

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