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Online ticket sales resume for Yorktown festival

Online ticket sales have resumed for Yorktown’s Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival at

Originally scheduled for May 2, but postponed in accordance with the governor’s order, the event has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 9 from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance; $35 at the door.

Attendees can sample more than 30 different craft beers, feast on barbecue, and listen to some of the best blues musicians in Hampton Roads. The music lineup includes Bobby Blackhat Blues Blast with special guests at 12:30 p.m. and the Michael Clark Band at 3:30.

A number of regional breweries are participating, including Gloucester’s That Damn Mary Brewing Company. There will also be a wine garden with limited tastings. Phil Poteat will provide musical entertainment in the wine garden.

Based on current pandemic conditions, event organizers are making several adjustments to minimize contact points and to help ensure public health safety. All staff members with direct cus...

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