Philadelphia's RiverBlues Festival returns to Penn's Landing
It will be a blues weekend in Philadelphia as the 5th annual RiverBlues Festival returns to Penn's Landing Saturday and next Sunday from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Considered the biggest and best of its kind on the East Coast, the festival headlines more than a dozen top bands. There will be blues workshops, jam sessions, a photography exhibit of legendary blues musicians and a blues cruise down the Delaware River Friday and Saturday from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call (215) 849-5465.
Tickets at the gate cost $15; $1 for children ages 2 to 12. Additional parking is available in Camden, N.J., and festivalgoers can take the new Delaware River Ferry across the river to Penn's Landing. Contact the Philadelphia Visitors Center, (215) 636-1666.