Bedford wants to hear public’s thoughts on a Blues & BBQ Festival
January 15, 2016 - bbq set
It’s not too early to start meditative about blues and juicy barbecue.
Last week, Bedford launched a consult on a Bluesfest Facebook page to get comments from festivalgoers about what bands and probable changes they wish to see for this year’s Blues BBQ festival, that is Sept. 2-4.
Wendy Hartnett, Bedford’s special events manager, pronounced a consult is a “crucial” partial of her formulation for a arriving festival.
“I never claimed to be a blues expert. we value my row of experts. It’s not your standard survey; it’s [the public’s] feedback, their voice,” she said.
Hartnett pronounced she reads all of a comments, good, bad and crazy. “I ask everybody to keep their comments purify and not make them hateful.”
Obviously, Hartnett can’t guarantee cooler continue in early September, though she pronounced prior surveys helped move changes such as a celebration tent to enrich a VIP tent and some-more opportunities for blues fans to get their fill of grill from food vendors and during a People’s Choice and Battle of a Barbecue tastings
Hartnett pronounced festival organizers were deliberation removing absolved of a second theatre where internal bands play though motionless to keep it since of certain comments from a survey.
Other changes over a years enclosed adding qualification beers and areas where people could set adult their campers to watch a grill cook-offs.
Last year’s festival drew about 20,000 people, and a crowd-pleasing acts were Delbert McClinton and Buddy Guy.
Barbecue took core stage, too, with a Kansas City Barbeque Society cook-off, featuring 72 veteran competitors.
”I unequivocally conclude all their thoughts,” Hartnett said. “It [the survey] gives me a one-on-one with a throng where there are things we can’t presumably see.”
Here is a couple to a survey: www.surveymonkey.com/r/blues2016.