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.
- 2:00 PM: Selwyn Birchwood
- 3:25 PM: Diunna Greenleaf
- 5:00 PM: Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas
- 6:45 PM: John Primer & The Real Deal Blues Band
- 8:30 PM: Danielle Ponder
Don’t miss performances on our Second Stage, presented by the Jazz Foundation of America:
- 1:30 PM: Danny Mixon featuring Antoinette Montague
- 3:05 PM: Ed Cherry & Marvin Sewell
- 4:40 PM: Beareather Reddy
- 6:15 PM: Keith “The Captain” Gamble and Harmony Bartz
- 8:00 PM: Jonathan Kalb
Make sure you bring an appetite to enjoy delicious food from these vendors:
- Big Papa Smokem Gourmet BBQ
- Blue Smoke
- Dickson’s Farmstand
- Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
- Jase’s BBQ
- Kimchi Smoke Barbeque
- Mighty Quinn’s
- Pure Grit (Vegan)
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 and regulations will be in effect. 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.