On Monday morning, KGSR announced the anticipated lineup for the 24th annual Blues on the Green summer music series. The series, a quintessential Austin experience, kicks off on June 4 with headliner Saints of Valory. (The first show was postponed from its original date on May 28 due to rain.) Blues on the Green performances continue on alternating Wednesdays throughout the summer.
Known as Austin's largest free concert series, Blues on the Green draws on average 8,000 attendees to each of its shows at Zilker Park, where blankets, lawn chairs, dogs and kids are encouraged.
The 2014 KGSR Blues on the Green lineup, featuring some of the best talent Austin has to offer, is as follows:
June 4: Saints of Valory with opening act to be announced
June 11: Heartless Bastards with Dana Falconberry
June 25: Shinyribs with Tameca Jones
July 9: Grupo Fantasma with Greyhounds
July 23: 2014 ACL Music Festival Preview featuring Robert Ellis with The Nightowls
August 6: Charlie Mars
Blues on the Green shows will start at 8 pm. Participating food vendors include Amy’s Ice Creams, Freebirds World Burrito, Bananarchy, Southside Flying Pizza and Daily Juice. More information about the event, including parking, rules and VIP passes, can be found at kgsr.com. Mobile updates are also available by texting “blues” to 29217.