Smoking Good Blues: Fifth Annual Blues, Brews & Barbeque


Downtown Allentown was smokin’ with the Blues last Saturday during the fifth annual Blues Brews & Barbecue, presented by the City of Allentown and the Hamilton District Main Street Program.  National Blues acts like Popa Chubby, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, and Beaucoup Blue rocked the 800 block of Hamilton Street in downtown Allentown.   Local acts As the Sarah Ayers Band, the James Supra Blues Band and Maria Woodford rounded out the day of non-stop music.

“This year’s event was bigger and better than ever,” said Mayor Pawlowski.  “Great music, great food, people packed on Hamilton Street, what a great day it was.  I’m already looking forward to next year’s event.”

The free event also featured a children’s corner sponsored by Action Party Rentals, with other activities like face painting, a ride on a trackless train, and pictures at a green-screen booth.