The 17th annual Red, White and Blues Fest will be Friday in the parking lot of The Lafayette Hotel at 101 Front St. in downtown Marietta.
Tickets are $5 each. There will be food concessions offered by the Lafayette Hotel with beer concessions by Budweiser.
The gate opens at 6 p.m. and the music runs from 7 p.m. to midnight. This year's musical lineup includes Chris Sutton from Barboursville, W.Va., Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers from Columbus and the Elm Street Blues Band from Cleveland.
Proceeds from the event benefit ReStore Marietta's downtown beautification and enhancement efforts, including the costs and maintenance of flower baskets,
American flags and holiday decorations in downtown Marietta.