Bluegrass Music Festival will kick-off the Blessing of the Fleet
activities starting Friday night, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at
the Kemah Visitor Center parking lot at corner of Harris & 6th
Street. The music will start again at Saturday, May 1 at Noon
until 10:00 p.m. and resume at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, May 2 after the
Blessing of the Fleet Awards and will conclude the weekend festivities
at 8:00 p.m. There is no admission for this family event. The Bluegrass
music line up will include the bands; Lonestar Bluegrass Band, Austin
Colony, Buffalo Nickel, White Dove, Cypress Creek, Tayhoss, and
Moonlight Revival. Bluegrass 'jammers' are welcome also.
For more information on the Blessing of Fleet, the Boat Parade, Gumbo
Cook-Off and the Bluegrass Music Festival call the Kemah Visitor Center
281-334-3181, toll 877-775-3624. For additional information on
the Blessing of the
Fleet boat entry, contact Tom Hults at 713-545-5246. "Stay and
Play on Galveston Bay!"