Ilwaco Blues and Seafood
WHAT: After selling out last year, organizers have added more space and two more acts to the lineup.
WHEN: 5-10 p.m. Aug. 15 and 1-10 p.m. Aug. 16.
WHERE: Port of Ilwaco
FRIDAY LINEUP: The music begins at 5 p.m. with Billy D and the Hoodoos, playing their Chicago-style jazz. At 6:30 p.m., Lisa Mann & Her Really Good Band will hit the stage. Albert Cummings will play at 8:15 p.m.
SATURDAY LINEUP: The Bone Brothers open the day’s schedule, playing at 1 p.m., followed by North Coast Blues at 2:45 p.m. At 4:30 p.m., Franco Paletta & the Stinger will perform. The Norm Sylvester Bank will play at 6:15 p.m. The night will wrap up at 8 p.m. with a performance by The Heatbreakers, featuring some of the best female jazz singers in the Northwest. The group includes Lucy Hammond, Rae Gordon, Lady A, Lady Kat True Blue, Maggie Kitson and Mary McPage.
DINING AND DRINKING: The food court also has been expanded, featuring food from seafood providers on the peninsula. There also will be microbrews and regional wines for sale.
COST: $15 for that Friday night, $25 for all day that Saturday or $35 for both days. A $55 ticket also includes admission to the Jazz & Oysters event in Nahcotta on Aug. 17.
INFORMATION: bluesandseafood .com, ilwacowashington.com