Blueberry Jam fest in Wakefield will feature Bobby "Black Hat" Walters, Susan Greenbaum

Live music will be part of the draw of the Blueberry Jam outdoor festival set to take place in June on a blueberry farm near Wakefield. Bobby "BlackHat" Walters, Susan Greenbaum and Galaxy Dynamite are set to perform.

According to a poster for the event, the festival will run 10 a.m. to past midnight on Saturday, June 23, at Drewry Farms, 541 Strawberry Lane, Wakefield.


Performing at the festival's "Blueberry Pavilion" will be:

Noon -- King Travelers (gospel)


3:30 p.m. -- Gentlemen Bastards

4:45 p.m. -- Bobby "Black Hat" Walters (blues)

6:45 p.m. -- Susan Greenbaum (acoustic)

8:45 p.m. -- Silo Effect


10:15 p.m. -- David M.

11:45 p.m. -- Galaxy Dynamite (psychedelic dance rock)

Jeremy Sanchez, an area music lover and freelance journalist, described Blueberry Jam as one-day music, arts, farming festival. He said that camping will be allowed, although there will be no music on Sunday, June 24. In addition to the music, the festival will include food and drink vendors, farm displays, arts and crafts, natural healing practitioners and children's activities.

Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of show. For information and updates, go here.

The event is being organized as a benefit for the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula, Buy Fresh Buy Local Hampton Roads and the Five Points Community Market in Norfolk.

The website for Drewry Farms describes the facility this way:

"Drewry Farms is located three miles North of Wakefield, Virginia on Route 31.  The farm has been operated by the Drewry Family for many years and holds many memories.  The Drewry Family has been farming in Southeastern Virginia since the 1600s.  We invite you to visit our farm during berry picking season to enjoy the tranquility of a rural setting and to create memories of your own."