Blues coming to town


Rocking blues will return with Blues Weekend June 16 – 19. This year’s even will be adding an outdoor festival stage at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

Music starts with downtown Eureka Springs and The Basin Park Hotel getting loud with Chris Duarte in the Barefoot Ballroom Stage on June 16 and 17 at 9 p.m. The Turpentine Creek Festival Stage will have one performance on Thursday, five on Friday, six Saturday, and three Sunday. Proceeds will go to TCWR’s non-profit efforts.

Clubs around town will also be showcasing blues entertainers during the festival. Full details of venues, performers and times can be found at Tickets for Chris Duarte’s two concerts can be found at Hotels and motels are offering special blues weekend rates which can be found at