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Featured Festivals





        Festivals are listed here in alphabetical order with their page number. On the following pages they appear in date order, so you can easily make your plans.

















                                                                                       Bobby Rush says, “The Blues
                                                                                       Festival Guide is the road map
                                                                                       to  everything  blues.”  He’s
                                                                                       been  our  spokesperson  for
                                                                                       many years, and we take this
                                                                                       opportunity to thank him and
                                                                                       extend our congratulations on
                                                                                       his first Grammy win this year
                                                                                       at 83 years old!
                                                                                       Photo by April Brown

        2 Left Feet Blues Festival .....................................31  Bukka White Blues Festival ................................. 41  Long Beach Bayou Festival ..................................17
        Alpine Country Blues Festival ..............................15  Calgary International Blues Festival .................... 24  Madison Ribberfest ........................................... 30
        Baja Blues Fest .................................................. 29  Canal Winchester Blues & Ribfest ....................... 22  Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza ....... 24
        Bayfront Blues Festival ....................................... 26  Canton Blues Fest ...............................................14  Mighty Mississippi Music Festival ........................ 39
        Bentonia Blues Festival ........................................15  Carolina Blues Festival ......................................... 9  Northwoods Blues Festival ................................. 45
        Big Blues Bender ............................................... 35  Chain O Lakes Blues Festival .............................. 41  Panhandle Bluesfest ........................................... 36
        Big Llou's Blues Hall of Fame Tribute Jam .............. 7  Chenango Blues Fest ......................................... 30  Paramount Music Festival ....................................34
        Big Muddy Blues Festival ................................... 33  Cresent City Blues & BBQ Festival ....................... 43  Pinetop Boogie & Crawfish Boil ............................ 8
        Big Pines Blues Festival .......................................13  Daytona Blues Festival ....................................... 42  Prairie Dog Blues Festival ................................... 23
        Billtown Blues Festival .........................................14  Doheny Blues Festival .........................................10  Rentiesville Dusk Til' Dawn Blues Festival ..............34
        Black Prairie Blues Festival ................................. 33  Edmonton Blues Festival ......................................31  Roadhouse Bluesfest .......................................... 22
        Bloomington Boogies: The Bloomington Blues and   Exit 56 Blues Fest ...............................................10  Rowan Blues and Jazz Festival ........................... 44
        Boogie Woogie Piano Festival ............................ 28  Fargo Blues Festival ........................................... 23  Russian River Festival ..........................................10
        Blues from the Top ..............................................16  Gainsville Downtown Blues Concert .................... 45   San Diego Blues Festival .....................................37
        Blues Heaven Festival ........................................ 44  Gator By the Bay ................................................ 7  Santa Cruz American Music Festival ....................12
        Blues n Brews Festival .........................................13  Grassroots Blues Festival .....................................19  Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival ..............12
        Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival ..................... 9  Hayward/Russell City Blues Festival .....................21  Singing The Blues Festival ...................................17
        Blues on the Chippewa ...................................... 25  Heritage Music Blues Fest ...................................27  Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival ..............................18
        Blues on the Fox .................................................16  Hot Springs Blues Festival .................................. 35  Sunflower River Blues .........................................27
        Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival ..................... 39  Jammin' in JC .................................................... 38  Tall City Blues Fest ............................................. 20
        Bona Fide Blues Festival ..................................... 40  Kimbrough Cotton-Patch Blues Festival .................. 8  TD Kitchener Blues Festival ................................. 25
        Bridging the Blues ............................................. 38  King Biscuit Blues Festival ................................... 40  Thunder Bay Blues Festival ..................................19
        Broad Street Blues & BBQ Festival .......................18  Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise ........................ 2  Tim Horton's Southside Shuffle ............................ 36
        Bronze, Blues & Brews ....................................... 26  Library Park Blues Festival ...................................37  Trinidaddio Blues Fest ........................................ 32
        Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival ............................ 20  Little Walter Music Festival ..................................11  Waukesha Blues Fest ......................................... 28
              The publisher, venues, promotors and musicians are not responsible for any changes or
                   cancellation of events. SO CHECK BEFORE YOU GO & HAVE A BLUESY TIME!



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