2011 SMSBF Poster

2011 SMSBF Poster
Provided by EA Jones Design

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Festival Tee Shirts On Sale

3rd Annual Sterling Blues Festival Tee Shirts.  Pre-order your today!  Only $15 each or 2 for $25.  You can send a check or drop off a check or cash at the Sterling Main Street Office

To order by mail, please add $5 shipping and handling to each order.

Sterling Main Street
P.O. Box 261
Sterling, IL 61081

You can call the office for information on shirts or the festival at (815) 626-8610. 

Shirts will be available at the festival.

Monday, January 24, 2011

2011 Sterling Main Street Blues Festival Lineup Set

 Mississippi Heat Headlining 2011 SMSBF

Sterling Main Street and the Crossroads Blues Society are proud to announce the 2011 lineup and plans for the the Sterling Main Street Blues Festival!  The new timeframe for the 2011 festival will be Friday, July 15, 2011 and Saturday, July 16, 2011.  This is the third annual event and we are excited about our new July dates!  The format for this year's festival will be a Friday night kick-off hosted at the Starlight Theater and Lounge on 314 1st Avenue, Sterling, IL 61081.  Doors open at 5 PM.  Advanced tickets are $5 and, if tickets are still available, they will be $10 at the door.  The lineup:
TimeFriday Band's
6:00 PM Filisko and Noden
8:00 PM  Barstool Bob Band
10:00 PM Starlight Band

On Saturday, the event moves outside to the large, open area on Third and Locust Streets in downtown Sterling behing the Sterling Rock Falls Clinic and the Sterling Chamber of Commerce.  Advanced tickets will also only be $5, with a $10 fee at the door.  The lineup:
TimeSaturday Band's
2:00 PM Aaron Williams and the HooDoo
4:00 PM Glenn Davis and Matt Goodwin
6:00 PM Starlight Band
8:00 PM The Cash Box Kings
10:00 PM Mississippi Heat 

Mississippi Heat Headlining 2011 SMSBF

Tickets for either day can be obtained at a variety of locations, including the Sterling Main Street Office, the Starlight Box Office, from Crossroads Blues Society, or on line above beginning in February.

For more information, contact :
Karen Ogden 
Sterling Main Street
P.O. Box 261
Sterling, IL 61081
PHONE: (815) 626-8610
FAX: (815) 626-8612