Blast Friday: Billy Joel Legends

Blast Friday returns to Downtown Clearwater for its 7th season! This food and crafts festival features a free live concert every month located in the Cleveland Street District. Food trucks and vendors will be serving a wide variety of freshly prepared specialty food and beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages that will be available for purchase. Concert goers are welcome to bring their lawn chairs to watch the concert. A limited number of VIP and SUPER VIP packages are on sale now.

New this year! We will have a Beer Garden at Station Square, located in the 600 block of Cleveland Street, with live local music and a sampling from Crooked Thumb Brewery.

A local art experience will also be featured at each Blast Friday. This month a free exhibit will be held outside Studio 617, hosted by Lina Texiera. Studio 617 is located at 617 Cleveland Street and the exhibit will be from 7 to 9 pm.

Blast Friday has festival seating. Personal blankets and chairs are welcome. No outside food or beverages permitted. This event is rain or shine. Dates, times, and bands subject to change and cancellation.

On Friday March 31st at 5:30 p.m. famed line-up that backed singer-songwriter Billy Joel from 1976 to 1981, The Lords of 52nd Street make their way to Clearwater performing renditions of the recorded originals by the Piano Man’s original band. Led by three former members of the Billy Joel Band: multi-instrumentalist Richie Cannata, drummer/percussionist Liberty DeVitto and guitarist Russell Javors, four of the five Joel albums released during the foursome’s 1976-81 tenure reached the Top Ten on the Billboard charts: The Stranger, 52nd Street, Glass Houses and the live Songs in the Attic.

$49 SUPER VIP Ticket includes:
Priority seating in the first 2 rows
Chair in first come, first serve section
Two complimentary beers or wine
Access to Super VIP tent with complimentary snacks
Meet & Greet with Billy Joel Legends – Lords of 52nd Street

$29 VIP Ticket includes:
Priority seating beginning in the 3rd row
Chair in first come, first serve section
Two complimentary beers or wine

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