Crown Point, IN, September 23 — Welcome to Crown Point Rotary Club's Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ!

The fest is family friendly and will host some of the Region's best eateries, breweries and blues bands. Doors open on 9/23 at 4:00PM and the event will run until 10:00PM. The event is hosted on the Lake County Fairgrounds in the Industrial Building.
We would be grateful for your help in creating even more impact at this year’s Blues, Brews & BBQ, which will allow us to continue funding several local community and international projects, such as:
** Shoes for Kids: 200 pairs of shoes were provided for vulnerable Crown Point children in 2022.
** Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Early Literacy Program: reading stimulates the brain and is crucial to development and critical thinking. 460 children received free books in 2022.
** Buddy Bags: assists Crown Point children on the free lunch program with weekend supplemental nutrition. Rotarians volunteer throughout the year at the local Buddy Bags warehouse.
** Franciscan Health Crown Point Mobile Food Markets: monthly food distribution for children and families suffering from food insecurity. 6,893 families have received assistance since the inception of this program in 2021. Rotarians are consistent donors and have been volunteers at the Mobile Markets.
** Youth Leadership Awards: admission to leadership training camp for Crown Point H.S students.
** Polio Plus: support Rotary’s global effort to eradicate polio. Over 2.5 billion children have received polio vaccines throughout the world.
** International Projects: recent projects include financial support to create a dialysis center in Balehonnur, India and financial support to Government General Hospital in Karkala, India to assist with the purchase of an ambulance and steam cleaning equipment.
$15.00 in advance
$20.00 at the door
Tickets can be purchased in advance HERE 
Article featured in the Times at the following link Times CP Rotary BBQ Article 

This year's music lineup is:
4:00PM - 6:00PM Derek Caruso & The Blues Fuse
Derek Caruso and the Blues Fuse is an electrifying blues band, led by the soulful Derek Caruso. They seamlessly blend classic blues with contemporary influences, captivating audiences with their emotive performances and virtuoso musicianship. With a dedication to preserving the authenticity of the blues, the band delivers an unforgettable experience, connecting with listeners on a profound level. From intimate clubs to major festivals, Derek Caruso and the Blues Fuse leave an indelible mark on the contemporary blues scene, making them a must-see act for any blues enthusiast.
6:00PM - 8:00PM Funky Mojo Daddy (Kenny Kinsey)
"Funky Mojo Daddy" Kenny Kinsey is a dynamic and soulful blues musician known for his infectious energy and groovy performances. With a unique blend of funk and blues, Kenny Kinsey and his band, "Funky Mojo Daddy" create an electrifying atmosphere that gets audiences moving and grooving. Kenny's soulful vocals, coupled with his masterful guitar skills, make each performance a captivating journey through the realms of funk and blues.
8:00PM - 10:00PM Gerry Hundt Band featuring Andrew Duncanson
The "Gerry Hundt Band" featuring Andrew Duncanson is an electrifying blues ensemble that delivers a powerful and captivating musical experience. Led by the versatile Gerry Hundt, the band's soulful performances and extraordinary musicianship are enhanced by the exceptional talents of Andrew Duncanson. Together, they create a seamless fusion of blues, showcasing Gerry's multi-instrumental prowess and Andrew's soul-stirring vocals. With their dynamic stage presence and heartfelt delivery, the "Gerry Hundt Band" featuring Andrew Duncanson leaves audiences spellbound, making them a highly sought-after act in the contemporary blues circuit.

Our event would not be complete without some of the Region's Best BBQ eateries, Coffee shop and desserts, including:
 Doc’s BBQ
 Red Barn Smokehouse
 Crown Creamery
 Steamwhistle
 More To Be Announced