WAUKESHA, Wis. – Art show attendees for the 2022 Waukesha Rotary BluesFest were announced on Tuesday. The Waukesha Rotary Club also unveiled the souvenir poster which will be available for purchase during the festival on August 12-13.
The souvenir poster was again designed by Laura Kestly of Pewaukee. She designed the posters for five of the previous festivals. Prints of the poster will be available for purchase at the festival, along with an opportunity to purchase the original artwork created for the 2022 poster.
Additional souvenir items will be on sale at the Waukesha Rotary BluesFest merchandise tent on the festival grounds. This includes t-shirts, caps, hats, etched clear pint glasses and blue ceramic coffee mugs.
The 2022 artists include:
- Lynn Gaffey – fused glass and sterling silver jewelry
- Ann Windell – window painting, recycled glassware and canvas
- Samantha Konop – acrylic and alcohol ink painting
- Rose Lange – mosaic art and musical chips
- Kelly Frost – photography
- Jennifer Alexander – ceramics
- Karen Vanderlinden – novelty hats and upcycled clothes
- Neal Vogt – metal sculpture
The festival will take place at Naga-Waukee Park in Delafield. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday with music from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Duke Robillard Band will headline on Friday and Sue Foley on Saturday.
There will also be a wide variety of food trucks and restaurants with a full selection of drinks.
Advance tickets are on sale now through August 11 for $25 for one-day tickets and $40 for two-day tickets. Prices at the door will be $30 for one day and $55 for two days. Park entrance fees and vehicle parking are included in the prices. Children ages eight and under are free with a paying adult.
Advance tickets can be purchased here. They can also be purchased in person at the Almont Gallery in downtown Waukesha, all Waukesha State Bank locations, and all Waukesha Music White House locations, as well as at the entrance to the festival. For more information on Elite Experience tickets, click here.
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