The Bothell Blues Festival is happening this Saturday, Sep. 1 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Country Village Shops, located at 23718 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell.

The event promises good beer, blues and barbecue, courtesy of Carolina Smoke BBQ and Elysian Brewing Company.

This year's headliners, Seattle's The Wired! Band, won the 2012 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee.

Other performers include The Chester Dennis Jones Band, Gin Creek, The Mary McPage Band, and The Mighty Miles Tones.

Tickets are $15, and several of the merchants located at the Country Village Shops have promised special discounts for those wearing concert wrist bands on the day of the festival.

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