From music to microbrews and even fun for younger music fans, Orange County’s premier beachside blues festival entertains the entire family.
Usher in summer with groovy tunes on the sandy shore at the 15thAnnual Doheny Blues Festival May 19-20. Held at Doheny State Beach, the festival is regarded as one of the top blues music events in the nation and features two main stages plus a third stage known as The Backporch, housed in a tree-lined bowl that creates an intimate setting for music throughout the weekend. Guests can also enjoy an international food court, a wine lounge, microbrew sampling, an eclectic vendor village with more than 50 unique booths and a Kidz EcoFest with educational exhibits for the younger music fans. This year’s lineup presents performances from 20 renowned blues musicians including headliners The Steve Miller Band and Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame musician Gregg Allman. Doheny State Beach, 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, (949) 360-7800. omegaevents.com