Information compiled and written by Nathan Wertheimer
Mark your calendar for the Casselberry’s free Rock N’ Blues Concert and Car Show on Saturday, May 28, 2022, from 4-9 p.m. at Lake Concord Park. Blues rock guitar virtuoso Tinsley Ellis will headline the FREE Rock N’ Blues Concert and Car Show on Memorial Weekend. Rain or shine this event goes on.
It is a short drive from Downtown Orlando to Lake Concord Park in Casselberry. Check your GPS for the best route there. General parking is available at Home Depot and Target. Disabled parking is available in front of the Casselberry Police Station. The venue address is 95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry, Florida 32707
Because of Covid-19, the city will follow recommended CDC guidelines to ensure social distancing for viewing, masks for people walking around the park and hand-washing stations throughout the park. If you’re sick please stay home.
Ellis released 17 albums, including fan favorite “Winning Hand” in 2018. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Blues Chart and earned a Blues Music Award (BMA) nomination for Album Of The Year. Ellis was simultaneously nominated for a BMA for Blues Rock Artist Of The Year and for a Living Blues Readers Award for Blues Artist Of The Year.
Over the course of his career, Ellis has featured a number of guests on his solo albums. He’s recorded with Peter Buck (R.E.M.), guitarist Derek Trucks (who, at age 14, made his recording debut with Tinsley) and keyboardist Chuck Leavell (The Rolling Stones). He in turn has made guest appearances on albums by The Allman Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Colonel Bruce Hampton and others. For more information on this musician please visit www.tinsleyellis.com .
Opening for Ellis will be the Eddie 9V, a rockin’ bluesman from Atlanta. For more information on this musician please visit www.eddie9volt.com.
Besides the music, there will be more than 150 classic cars, muscle cars, and hot rods for car enthusiasts to enjoy. And there will be a contest for best car. There will be a car art exhibit from 5 – 8 p.m. inside City Hall. The Art House and Sculpture House will also feature exhibits.
There will be about 10+ food, beverage, and specialty vendors will be on hand. For more information please visit https://www.casselberry.org/771/Rock-N-Blues-Concert-Car-Show
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Sources of information: City of Casselberry