General Admission: $40.
NOTE: Tickets available ONLY at https://www.tampabaybluesfest.com/kickoff.php
Doors open at 7pm for seating.
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers are one of California’s top blues bands and enjoy an international reputation as one of the tightest and most entertaining blues bands in the world. Castro has received multiple Blues Music Awards for “Best Blues Band” and “Best Blues Album ” and more. He also won the BMA’s most prestigious Award for “Best Blues Entertainer of the Year” in 2008 and 2010.
This year was an incredible period for Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, as the band was recognized in 2022 as America’s top blues act, winning an amazing 3 Blues Music Awards for” BB King Entertainer of the Year”, “Best Blues Album” and” Best Blues Band”. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience the music of Tommy Castro in the intimate setting of the historic Palladium Theater. See one of America’s top blues performers and kick off your festival experience with a bang! It’s the perfect way to meet up with blues lovers from around the world and buy festival merchandise early.
Presented by Tampa Bay Blues Foundation, Inc.