Blues in the ‘Burg

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Blues in the 'Burg is an absolutely can't miss event for the whole family! Award-winning musical acts from around the country will perform during this two-day festival. In addition, we will have some of the best local food trucks, a beer and wine garden, a kid's zone, and activities for all ages.

  • Friday, September 9 - 6 to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 10 - 12:30 to 10 p.m.
  • Arbuckle Acres Park, 200 N Green Street

Bands & Performance Times

Friday

  • 6 to 10 p.m. - Mike Dangerous Orchestra

Saturday

  • 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. - the Cosmic Situation
  • 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. - Queen Delphine and the Crown Jewels
  • 4 to 5:30 p.m. - Tad Robinson
  • 6 to 7:15 p.m. - Gracie Curran and the High Falutin' Band
  • 7:45 to 9 p.m. - Black Jack Davey and the Rhythm Kings
Blues in the Burg at Arbuckle Acres Park
Blues in the Burg 2021
Blues in the Burg 2021

New this year! 

A wheelchair accessible path will assist festival attendees out into the lawn for a better view. 

Two sensory-friendly tents will be set up to help our community members enjoy the festival from a relaxing space.

Food Trucks

Friday, September 9

  • Box Burger
  • Grumpy Gringo
  • Papaw's Ice Cream
  • Lazy J's Kettle Corn 
  • Kona Ice
  • Popakernel

Saturday, September 10 (12:30-4:30 p.m.)

  • Grumpy Gringo
  • RidiQlous BBQ
  • Travelin' Tom's Coffee
  • Lazy J's Kettle Corn
  • Kona Ice
  • Popakernel

Saturday, September 10 (4:30-10 p.m.)

  • RidiQlous BBQ
  • Papaw's Ice Cream
  • Travelin' Tom's Coffee
  • Lazy J's Kettle Corn
  • Kona Ice
  • Popakernel

21+ Zone

Those 21 and older can enjoy our 21+ zone with a beer & wine garden, lounge area, and competitive games! IDs will be checked by our local beer & wine vendors, and wristbands will be provided for access to the zone. Grab a cold brew and enjoy some friendly competition while listening to the Blues.

Not drinking but still want to hang out in the 21+ Zone? Stop by to see a beer & wine vendor for your wristband and enjoy!

Beer & Wine Vendors

  • Books & Brews (Friday and Saturday)
  • Let's Wine Down (Friday and Saturday)
  • Trader's Brewing Co. (Saturday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.)

Games

  • Connect 4
  • Jenga
  • Ping Pong
  • Cornhole
  • Spikeball
Beer & Wine Garden at Blues in the 'Burg

Kid Zone

Friday, September 9


6-10 p.m.

Imagination Playground

Connect 4


6-9 p.m. 

Mini Mega Obstacle Course

Mega Slide 


6:30-8:30 p.m.

Balloon Artist


Saturday, September 10


12:30-10 p.m.

Bubble Station

Connect 4


1-7 p.m.

Bounce House

Toddler Bounce House


1-4 p.m.

Face Painting

Temporary Tattoos


3:30-4:30 p.m.

Sounds of Nature

Blues in the Burg at Arbuckle Acres Park
Blues in the 'Burg Connect 4 Game

Thank You to our Presenting Sponsor

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  1. Severe Weather Policy


Brownsburg Parks takes the safety and welfare of all participants and employees seriously. This policy is designed to give guidance to employees, parents, and registered participants in situations where an activity may need to be canceled. Employees may use their best judgment in certain situations and some determinations/cancellations may be made at a facility, program, or event.

Time Frame for Cancellations:

  • Morning Activity: determined by 7:30 am
  • Afternoon/Evening Activity: determined by 4 pm
  • Special Events: determined three hours prior to start

All registered participants will receive an email from Brownsburg Parks within 15 minutes of the decision to cancel the activity. Cancellation information also will be posted on Brownsburg Parks Facebook and Twitter pages. 

Severe Weather Policy

Programs, special events, and other activities may be canceled and facilities closed under the conditions outlined below:

  • Extreme Cold Weather Conditions. Cold weather reported or forecasted to be 25 degrees or below OR any
  • combination of wind and temperature that is 25 degrees or will warrant outdoor program cancellation.
  • Icy Weather Conditions will lead to cancellations: When the National Weather Service has issued a travel warning; When road visibility is severely limited; and When partner facilities are not available due to closure. (Example - school closure ).
  • Snow Fall Conditions/Blizzard will lead to cancellations: When the National Weather Service has issued a travel warning; When road visibility is severely limited; and When partner facilities are not available due to closure. (Example -school closure ).
  • Extreme Heat Weather Conditions. When heat and humidity are such that participants engaged in vigorous activities for prolonged periods could become over-heated and continued activity becomes dangerous programs may be cancelled. 
    Follow the guidelines below for specific weather conditions.
  • Heat Index. When the heat index (combination of temperature and relative humidity) reaches 105 or greater.
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