Bricktown Blues Festival 2016

In Short:

A popular annual event in Oklahoma City that began in the mid-1990's, the Bricktown Blues Festival is held in June and features many of the area's best blues musicians performing live throughout the two-day festival.  Admission is free, and all ages are allowed.

2016 Bricktown Blues Festival:

The 21st Annual Bricktown Blues Festival will be held on Friday, June 17th and Saturday, June 18th. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. on Friday and 4 p.m. on Saturday, and the music and festivities last until midnight.

Location & Directions:

The Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival is held, rain or shine, beneath tents erected at the corner of Reno & Oklahoma Avenue in Bricktown.

Get a full map with driving directions.

Live Music:

Here are scheduled performers for 2016:

  • Friday: 6 p.m. - Little Joe McLerran, 7 p.m. - Wink Burcham, 8 p.m. - Tyler Lee, 9 p.m. -              Paul Benjamin Band, 10 p.m. - Otis Watkins & The Bushdoctors
  • Saturday: 4 p.m. - Evin Brady, 5 p.m. - Justin Witte, 6 pm  - The Flatland Band, 7 p.m. - Pilgrim, 8 p.m.  - Dustin Pittsley, 9 p.m. - Dirty Red & The Soulshakers, 10 p.m. - Shane Henry

Food, Drink & More:

In addition to food trucks, there will be beer and soft drinks for sale. In past years, there have been a number of drawings and activities. Also, vendors will have t-shirts, hats and more.


Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed. Outside food and drinks, pets, professional video or camera equipment and weapons are prohibited.

Nearby Hotels & Lodging:

Staying in town for the Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival? Here are some hotel options nearby:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites
    300 East Sheridan
    Within walking distance to Bricktown
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  • Courtyard Downtown
    2 West Reno
    Within walking distance to Bricktown
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  • Colcord Hotel
    15 N Robinson
    Less than 1 mile
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  • Renaissance Hotel
    Ten North Broadway
    Within walking distance to Bricktown
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  • Sheraton Hotel
    One North Broadway
    Within walking distance to Bricktown
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  • The Skirvin Hotel
    One Park Avenue
    Less than 1 mile from Bricktown
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