Blues Festivals

The Blues Foundation thanks the following Blues Festivals for their support as Blues Business Associates.
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United States

W.C. Handy Music Festival
Florence, AL
July 19 – 28, 2019

Wiregrass Blues Fest
Dothan, AL
2020 Dates to be announced

Blues and Brews Festival
Tucson, AZ
2020 Dates to be announced

Flagstaff Blues and Brews Festival
Flagstaff, AZ
2020 Dates to be announced

Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Festival
Fort Smith, AR
September 13, 2019

King Biscuit Blues Festival
Helena, AR
October 9-12, 2019

Hot Springs Blues Festival
Hot Springs, AR
August 31, 2019

Baja Blues Festival
Coronado, CA
August 9-11, 2019

Topanga Blues Festival
Topanga, CA
2020 Dates to be announced

 

Ventura County Blues Festival
Camarillo, CA
Dates to be announced


Blues From The Top
Winter Park, CO
2020 Dates to be announced

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival
Telluride, CO
September 13-15, 2019

Trinidaddio Blues Fest
Trinidad, CO
August 24, 2019

Bradenton Blues Festival
Bradenton, FL
December 7, 2019

Forgotten Music Festival
Mexico Beach, FL
November 8 & 9, 2019

Suncoast Blues Festival
Sarasota, FL
2020 Dates to be Announced

Chicago Blues Festival
Chicago, IL
June 5-7, 2020

Crossroads Blues Festival – Harp Attack!
Rockford, IL
August 24, 2019

Peoria Blues and Heritage Music Festival
Peoria, IL
August 30 & 31, 2019

Windy City Blues Fest
Lyons, IL
Dates to be announced

Bacon Blues & Brew Music and Arts Festival
Batesville, IN
Dates to be announced

Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
Davenport, IA
2020 Dates to be announced

Winter Blues Fest
Des Moines, IA
2020 Dates to be announced

Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival
Topeka, KS
July 4, 2020

Kenlake’s Hot August Blues Festival
Aurora, KY
August 22 – 24, 2019

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival
New Orleans, LA
October 18-20, 2019

North Atlantic Blues Festival
Rockland, ME
2020 Dates to be announced


Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival
Annapolis, MD
Postponed until 2020

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College Park Blues Festival

College Park, MD
2020 Dates to be announced

Gloucester Blues Festival
Gloucester, MA
August 10, 2019

Alpena Blues Festival
Alpena, MI
2020 Dates to be announced

Ann Arbor Blues Festival
Ann Arbor, MI
August 16-18, 2019

Kalamazoo Blues Festival
Kalamazoo, MI
2020 Dates to be announced

Marquette Area Blues Fest
Marquette, MI
August 30 – September 1, 2019

Big Muddy Blues Festival
St. Louis, MO
August 30 – September 1, 2019

Big Blues Bender
Las Vegas, NV
September 5 – 8, 2019

Barnful of Blues Festival
Bedford, NH
August 3, 2019

White Mountain Boogie N’ Blues Festival
Thornton, NH
August 16-19, 2019

Silver City Blues Festival
Silver City, NM
May 22-24, 2020

Chenango Blues Festival
Norwich, NY
August 16 & 17, 2019

New York State Blues Festival
Syracuse, NY
June 27-29, 2019


Carolina Blues Festival

Greensboro, NC
2020 Dates to be announced

River City Blues Festival
Marietta, OH
2020 Dates to be announced

Winter Blues & Heritage Festival
Cincinnati, OH
2020 Dates to be announced

Waterfront Blues Festival
Portland, Oregon
2020 Dates to be announced


Billtown Blues Festival
Hughesville, PA
2020 Dates to be announced

Briggs Farm Blues Festival
Nescopeck, PA
2020 Dates to be announced

Phoenixville Blues Fest
Phoenixville, PA
September 7, 2019

Reading Blues Fest
Reading, PA
November 16-18, 2019

Road To Biscuit Festival
Memphis, TN
Dates to be announced

Lone Star Blues Fest
Grapeland, TX
October 25-27, 2019

Simply Texas Blues Festival
San Angelo, TX
2020 Date To Be Announced

Tall City Blues Festival
Midland, TX
2020 Dates to be announced

Utah Blues Festival
Salt Lake City, UT
2020 Dates to be announced


BBQ & Blues
Sedalia, VA
2020 Dates to be announced

Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival
Winthrop, WA
July 19 – 21, 2019

Paramount Music Festival
Port Washington, WI
August 30 – September 1, 2019

International

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise
October 26 – November 2, 2019
January 19 – 26, 2020

ArtsFest
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
2020 Dates to be announced

Canal Bank Shuffle
Thorold, Ontario, Canada
October 17-20, 2019

Calgary International Blues Festival
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
July 29 – August 4, 2019

Edmonton Blues Festival
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
August 23-25, 2019

Edmonton Winter Blues Festival
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2020 Dates to be announced

Saskatoon Blues Festival
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
2020 Dates to be announced

Thunder Bay Blues Festival
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
2020 Dates to be announced

Trois-Rivieres En Blues
Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
August 22-25, 2019

Cahors Blues Festival
Gramat, France
2020 Dates to be announced

Bluesfest Eutin
Eutin, Germany
May 14-17, 2020

AmenoBlues Festival
Ameno, Novara, Italy
2020 Dates to be announced

DeltaBlues Festival
Polesine, Italy
2020 Dates to be announced

Pordenone Blues Festival
Pordenone, Italy
July 15-20, 2019

Poretta Soul Festival
Poretta Terme, Italy
July 18 – 21, 2019

Dutch Blues Challenge
Nieuw-Vennep, Netherlands
October 6, 2019

Nidaros Blues Festival
Trondheim, Norway
2020 Dates to be announced

Notodden Blues Festival
Notodden, Norway
August 1-4, 2019

Boquete Jazz & Blues Festival
Boquete, Panama
February 13-16, 2020


European Blues Challenge
Azores, Portugal
2020 Dates to be announced

Summerblues Basel
Basel, Switzerland
2020 Dates to be announced

Vully Blues Festival
Praz, Switzerland
November 8 & 9, 2019

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