Blues Performer Guitar Shorty to Appear in 25th Anniversary Festival

An exciting event awaits you this Memorial Day Weekend 2014. Along with musical entertainment, great food, and crafts, the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival is proud to announce that their 25th anniversary will present someone special on the Blues Stage: known performer Guitar Shorty.

Guitar Shorty is a legendary musician and is rumored to have influenced the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy. This high energy blues entertainer delivers strong vocals and unpredictable and physical guitar playing. Over the years, Guitar Shorty has played with Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, and B.B. King. Shorty is known for being a wild card on stage and people come out in droves to see him perform. In addition to Guitar Shorty, the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival boasts live entertainment on multiple stages, and has endless amounts of food and an enormous variety of crafts.

There are so many varieties of food to choose from, everyone will find something to their liking. Authentic Cajun-Creole cuisine tops the list every year, with jambalaya and crawfish as noted favorites. Next in line are the ever popular hot dogs and BBQ sandwiches. In addition, there are yummy funnel cakes, kettle corn, and fruit smoothies. There are so many food booths to choose from, delights are around every corner. The smell of food and the sound of music create just the right environment to enjoy the craft vendors.

Amazing talents are shared by the creative and skilled craft vendors. There is pottery, homemade salsas, purses, hats, posters, clothes, jewelry, and lots of other interesting items to view or purchase. The Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival is a wonderful event that people look forward to attending each year.

The Festival draws a huge crowd that approaches 20,000. The hefty profits resulting from all the fanfare of food and crafts are donated (100%) to charitable educational and humanitarian causes.

Join the community celebration May 25-26, 2014. Contact the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival for more information. Enjoy the music and antics of Guitar Shorty on the Blues Stage, savor Cajun-Creole delights at the food booths, and find a new treasure at a craft vendor. Spend a day or two among kindred spirits this Memorial Day Weekend 2014 and start a tradition for yourself or family.