The 30th annual Erie’s Blues and Jazz Festival kicked off on Friday night.

The festival began with a drum circle in the McCain Amphitheater.

Additional artistic acts will perform at the McCain Amphitheater throughout the weekend.

The tent set up began on Saturday at 9 a.m.

The festival producer said that attendees should expect to see all of the headlining performers, local vendors, artists, and an electric vehicle show.