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July 23, 2013 > Get ready for a Taste of Union City

Get ready for a Taste of Union City

By Ms. Taylor P. Collins

The inaugural Taste of Union City - Food, Blues and World Music Festival signature event is lining up vendors and preparing for top blues talent with mouth-watering food and entertainment. ECS Productions, Inc. is the promoter for the happening, which is scheduled to take place at Charles F Kennedy Park, Union City on Saturday September 14, 2013.

The Taste of Union City - Food, Blues and World Music Festival will have areas of fun which includes: Family World, California Living, along with three stages of live entertainment. Advance ticket sales are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for kids seventeen years of age and under. Tickets at the gate are $20.00 for adults and $12.00 for children.

EC's Jook Joint is a VIP featured stage located at the Community Center where some of the Bay Area's hottest Blues acts will perform. Artists such as Max Cabello and Craig Horton along with Men of Endurance, Rey Dae, and The Hound Kings will be on hand to showcase their music alongside other exceptional artists. ECS Productions is the creator and initiator of "The Jook Joint", which is akin to the original television programming of "EC's Jook Joint" which fills a unique void in the Blues music industry landscape, providing increased exposure for Blues music artists from around the world.

The main stage at Kennedy's Amphitheater will include performers Andrew Jr. Boy Jones, Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Sonny Rhodes, Twice As Good Band and the Herencia Mexinca Dance Troop as well as the B'Dazzled Dancers; while The Family World Stage will feature exclusive and diverse world music from AC Myles, the Hayward Youth Mariachi Band, Dixie Dominus, and Sam Montgomery with a Tae Kwon Do demonstration.

The celebration will begin with the Umbrella Parade at 9:00 a.m. and visitors are encouraged to arrive early and take public transportation. The park gates will be open 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; guests may enter for a chance to win a new 2013 Chevy Volt during the festivities. There will be face painting, clowns, and ice cream for the kids with plenty of fun for all.

The Taste of Union City - Food, Blues and World Music Festival will be a flavor extravaganza with plenty of mouth-watering food and demonstrations including cooking classes and even a cooking contest. Food vendors and merchants interested in participating in the prestigious family oriented event are invited to contact ECS Productions, Inc. for more information at ecscott@ecsproductions or

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