CASTRO VALLEY -- The fourth annual Valley Blues Festival takes place Saturday at Rowell Ranch.
The festival will feature three blues bands: Shane Dwight, Volker Strifle and the Lara Price Band. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate. It will include a children's activity area and vendors. New this year are gourmet food trucks.
The festival, which runs noon to 6 p.m., is sponsored by the Castro Valley Rotary Club. Proceeds go to helping nonprofit agencies in the area.
Rowell Ranch is at 9275 Dublin Canyon Road.
For more information, go to www.valleybluesfestival.com.