Heritage Music BluesFest Enters Homestretch

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22nd Heritage Music Blues Fest lineup

(WHEELING, WV) – The 22nd Heritage Music BluesFest in Wheeling, West Virginia features all you’ve come to expect from the festival plus a few changes. The fest will be held Aug 11-13 at Heritage Port Amphitheater (1200 Water St.), Wheeling, West Virginia. Gates will open 4pm and at 2pm early entry for canopy permits.

Friday Lineup

Friday Aug 11: Blues Music Award nominee Duwayne Burnside. John Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen supported by the Heritage Horns.

Saturday Lineup

Sat Aug 12: “The Lady and the Empress,” a dramatic portrayal of Bessie Smith by Lady D; Harmonicats Tony Holiday, Dustin Arbuckle; multiple BMA nominee John Nemeth; Blues Hall of Fame legend, Joe Louis Walker.

Sunday Lineup

Sun Aug 13: IBC winners Deuce’n a Quarter; Mathias Lattin; BMA Best Emerging Artist nominee Yates MaKendree; 2023 B.B. King Entertainer of the Year nominee Sugaray Rayford.

Further Information & Cab Voucher

Following the last act every evening, Waterfront Hall, located directly across the street from the Heritage Port, will host the AfterJams featuring Billy the Kid and Austin Walkin’ Cane. See the website for full artist lineup and schedule. Tickets available here. Cab voucher info and printout here.


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