Three Days Of Chowder And Blues At Mystic Festival
Two crawfish boils part of Mystic Blues Festival

For the third year in a row, national, local and student artists will gather at the Mystic Shipyard for three days of dancing, chowder and blues to benefit the Center for Hospice Care.

The Mystic Blues Festival, Friday through Sunday, June 26 to 28, kicks off with a jam Friday at 6 p.m. from Mohegan Sun's "Best Local Band" Green Tea, plus pizza, wine and beer sales. Saturday and Sunday feature performances from James Montgomery and Christine Ohlman, along with many New England summertime food classics — lobster rolls, chowder and a crawfish boil at noon both weekend days.

Performances run from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday; noon to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday; and Sunday from noon to 7:30 p.m. All shows at the shipyard, 100 Essex St., Parking and shuttles for Saturday and Sunday are at the Fitch Senior High School Parking lot, 101 Groton Long Point Road. No parking at the Shipyard. Tickets are $10 for Friday; $55 for Saturday; $50 for Sunday; and $90 for a three-day pass. For a schedule, visit


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