San Diego’s Gator By The Bay Returns for 17th Year

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Guests and entertainers for Gator By The Bay come dressed to celebrate.

San Diego’s annual Gator By The Bay, the largest, most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou, will be held Thursday, May 10 through Sunday, May 13 at Spanish Landing Park on North Harbor Drive, directly across from the San Diego International Airport. Presented by the Bon Temps Social Club of San Diego, this celebration features four days of live music with more than 100 musical acts and special performances on seven stages as well as a delicious array of southern cuisine, including 10,000 pounds of fresh crawfish trucked all the way from Opelousas, Louisiana.

The festival kicks off on Thursday, May 10 at 6 p.m. with a concert double-headlined by blues vocalist Shana Morrison and Louisiana-bred Sonny Landreth. Morrison who started her career in her father, Van Morrison’s, band is known for musical stylings of pop with a side of blues and rock which has brought her international acclaim and praises in “People,” “Rolling Stone,” and “Interview.” Landreth, known as “King of Slydeco”, is one of the most advanced guitarists of our time and has developed a unique style that has captivated audiences across the world.

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