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Kickin’ The Blues Music Festival
November 19, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm$25
Earth, Wind & Fire drummer John Paris and former Chicago members Bill Champlin, Keith Howland and Jeff Coffey are all slated to perform at the “Kickin’ the Blues” music festival Nov. 19. Grammy Award-winning Champlin, a singer, songwriter and keyboardist, sang lead on several of Chicago’s biggest hits, including “Hard Habit to Break” and “I Don’t Wanna Live Without Your Love.”
Other local artists will join these headliners at the festival, including soloist Terry Cooper and notable musician John Ford Coley.
The event will include food trucks with Chicago-style hot dogs and healthy alternatives, along with beer and wine. There will also be vendors, a meditation and yoga area, and booths with mental health resources.
Proceeds support Grounding Wire, a new nonprofit aimed at revolutionizing mental health care. The concert will raise funds for Hurricane Ian recovery, mental health toolkits and suicide prevention efforts.
When: Saturday, Nov. 19, from 4-9 p.m
Where: Riverside Park in downtown Bonita Springs
Tickets: $25 for general admission, $65 for VIP (includes separate entrance with valet parking, seating near the stage, and special beverage and food service)