July 15 marks the inaugural Blues, Brews & BBQ at Dedman Stage. Eagles F.O.E. Aerie #25 will be running the grill, with Skagway Arts Council tending the beer garden.

The event offers a choice of several regional beers for attendees 21 and over. On-stage music featuring local talent will play during the day starting at 3 p.m., with the evening headliners playing from 7-11 p.m. Alaska talent Ukulele Russ will be returning to Skagway with the blues, as well as The Blues REVolution band featuring the Reverend Neil Down and Paul Lucas! Headlining the event is nationally known blues artist LLoyd Jones out of Portland, Oregon.

Also in the mix will be a classic car show and the Garden City Market, which will open for business from 3-6 p.m.

Entrance to the event is free, and SMART bus will help provide transportation.

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If you would like the opportunity to be a part of the SAC or you’d like to volunteer for this and other events, please contact: skagwayartscouncil@gmail.com.