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Enjoy music, food and fun in the open air at the Doheny Blues Festival at Doheny State Beach, Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22. Named “Best Festival” by The Blues Foundation of Memphis, Doheny Blues has become “a nationally recognized music event due to its scenic location and world-class performers.” Saturday’s lineup features a celebration of the music of Jimi Hendrix by artists such as Johnny Lang, The Slide Brothers and more. Also appearing Saturday, The Tedeschi Trucks Band. John Fogerty is Sunday’s headliner. The day will also feature The Big Head Blues Club and The Original Blasters. The festival offers three stages of alternating music, an international food court, vendor village with over 50 booths, microbrew tasting and a wine lounge. The Kidz EcoFest provides music appreciation, crafts and other fun interactive activities for younger fans. There will also be bike valet parking. Single day general admission for adults is $50 and only $10 for kids. Two-day passes, VIP and gold level tickets are also available. This is an open seating event, so remember to bring low back chairs and blankets (high back chairs and umbrellas must remain in the outer perimeter in order to avoid blocking views). For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 949.360.7800.

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