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Get ready for the best free music and food festival in Manhattan! Blues BBQ Festival returns to HRPK’s Pier 76 this summer. 

This free, day-long music festival invites exceptional blues artists to perform on our stage. Come for a Saturday filled with great food, great company and great music! We will be rocking with the best, enjoying blues music in Hudson River Park.


  • Danielle Ponder
  • John Primer & The Real Deal Blues Band
  • Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas
  • Diunna Greenleaf
  • Selwyn Birchwood

Food and Beverage details to come! Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to hear about delicious eats.

Our 25th Anniversary event season is presented by Hudson River Park Friends, the Park’s designated fundraising partner. HRPK Friends is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the completion, care and enhancement of the Park.

Hudson River Park is not part of NYC Parks, and we rely on private funds for our free programs, maintenance and operations. That means your donations are essential to ensuring our event season remains free for the public. Show your support today.

Pier 76 is easily accessible by transit! You can take the 7 train (to Hudson Yards) or the M 34 Select Bus.

As a reminder, Park rules will be in effect; please click here for the full list. Please also pay particular attention to the following Park & City rules which are needed to help everyone have a safe and & enjoyable day:

  • No laser pointers or professional photography/recording equipment.
  • No outside alcohol.
  • No coolers or other large containers.
  • No glass of any kind.
  • No vending allowed without Hudson River Park Trust permit.
Saturday, Aug 19
1:00 PM
Helpful Info / More About Pier 76