Camping with the Blues

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on September 27, 2018

Mackey Law Group presents the 5th annual Camping with the Blues music festival which will be held October 19-21, 2018 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch and will feature Brody Buster One Man Band; LC Williams & the Driver; Duffy Bishop Band; JP Soars & the Red Hots; Scott Ellison Band; Packrats Smokehouse; Prestage Brothers; Gracie Curran & the High Falutin’ Band; Beautiful Bobby Blackmon; Dirty Red & the Soul Shakers; Mark May Band; The Blues Doctors; Amanda Fish Band; Tas Cru & His Band of Tortured Souls and Brandon Santini.

Every blues artist featured at Camping with the Blues is an outstanding and talented blues artist who has made their mark in the music industry and we are proud to showcase their talents at this incredible event.  You will find each of these brilliant blues artists performing in venues all across the US.

Camping with Blues Schedule

Camping with the Blues music festival is located at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, Florida.  Gates will open Friday morning at 9:00am.   Weekend passes are $65 in adv/$75 gate.  Friday only tickets are $25 adv/$35 gate.  Saturday only tickets are $40 adv/$50 gate.  Sunday only tickets are $25/$35 gate.  Ticket prices do not include camping.  RV sites for this event are sold out but there is plenty of room for self-contained units and tent camping without water/electric for $65 for the weekend (3 nights).  Camping is optional and not required to attend. This event is rain or shine.  Stage and seating area are under a large open pavilion and bring your own chairs.  Permanent showers and restrooms; picnic tables and nightly jams around the camp fires.  This is a family and dog friendly event.    This is one fall weekend getaway you do not want to miss.  All sales are final.  Tickets will be held at Will Call.

Each day begins with a campers acoustic jam and all are invited to participate.  Each evening is followed by the bands jamming on stage.  There will be an array of food, beverage and merchandise vendors on site all weekend.

For tickets, information, sponsor and vendor inquiries, please contact Roseanne Herndon at 941-758-7585 or  Visit our website:  Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Camping with the Blues Performance schedule below:*


Campers Acoustic Jam 4pm

Brody Buster One Man Band 5pm

LC Williams & the Driver 6:15pm

Duffy Bishop Band 7:30pm

JP Soars & the Red Hots 8:45 pm

Jam to Follow


Campers Acoustic Jam 11am

Scott Ellison Band 12pm

Packrats Smokehouse 1:15pm

Prestage Brothers 2:30pm

Gracie Curran & the High Falutin’ Band 3:45pm

Dinner Break     5pm

Beautiful Bobby Blackmon 6pm

Dirty Red & the Soul Shakers 7:30pm

Mark May Band  9pm

Jam to Follow


Campers Acoustic Jam 10am

The Blues Doctors 11am

Amanda Fish Band 12:15pm

Tas Cru & His Band of Tortured Souls 1:30pm

Brandon Santini 2:45pm

Jam to Follow

*Subject to change

About Camping with the Blues Music Festival

Camping with the Blues Music Festival is produced by Greg Herndon, President and Owner of Mojoe Productions, Inc., an interstate all event production company which supplies sound, stage and lighting for countless events all over the eastern USA and Paul Benjamin, blues booking agent, founder of the highly successful North Atlantic Blues Festival and Gloucester Blues Festival.  Between the two partners, there is over 75 years of combined experience in the entertainment industry and festival production and are paid consultants at various festivals throughout the year.

This event is held to raise funds for Sertoma Youth Ranch which operates as a 501-3C Non-Profit Organization under Fed. ID#59-2603520 and founded by the Sertoma Clubs in the Tampa Bay Area.  It is run by a Board of Directors and their mission to provide a rustic outdoor recreational area for the children of the State of Florida.  The ranch is funded in part by donations and events held there.  Sertoma Youth Ranch will always be available to all supervised groups of children, including the physically and mentally challenged, at no charge.  This includes but is not limited to Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girls Scouts, Church Youth Group, etc.



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