This year GHTB is relocating to the iconic Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on beautiful Sarasota Bay. GHTB20 is a family-friendly event featuring three stages of live music, including our popular youth stage, a kids and family area, kid’s trick or treating, foods from some of the area’s best restaurants, games, prizes, arts and crafts and more!
Founded in 1996 by George Generoso, Giving Hunger the Blues has raised more thane than $1.4 million to support its mission. This year, proceeds benefit the Mayors Feed the Hungry program; the Women’s Resource Center of Sarasota/Manatee County, and the Generoso Foundation.
This year’s celebration, our 20th Annual, includes six events over two weeks, with music including Rock, Blues, Country and Western, R&B, Jazz and more. Click here for a full list of events, acts, times and locations.
- No pets or coolers allowed
- Free parking
- Free T-shirt with donations of non-perishable food items-while supplies last
- Kids under 12 FREE