June 9 will mark the opening night for the 20th anniversary of Blues in the District in Quincy. The District has set this year's calendar with dates on June 9 & 23, July 14 & 28 and August 11 & 25. The revealing of the Blues performer lineup will be announced soon.

The Friday night concerts have been very popular over the years as evidenced by some 12,000 people attending last year's events.  This summer's concerts will run from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30. p.m at Washington Park and are free to attend.

Funding for Blues in the District is provided by grant money as well as business and individual sponsorships. For more information, contact The District office at 228-8696.