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​​​​EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI​​

APRIL

​3–5
Tampa Bay Blues Festival
St. Petersburg, FL
TO BE RESCHEDULED
​Next fest currently scheduled:
APR 9–11, 2021

JJ Grey and Mofro, Ronnie Earl, Danielle 
Nicole, Kingfish, Jason Ricci, Mindi Abair and
the Boneshakers, Jimmie Vaughan & 
The Tilt-A-Whirl Band, Rod Piazza Band 
with Rusty Zinn​ and much more

5
ZYDECO:Lowcountry
Cajun Festival
  | Noon–6pm 

James Island County Park
Charleston, SC

CANCELLED


16–19
Juke Joint Festival
Clarksdale, MS
​Main event is SAT, APR 18
CANCELLED


18-19
Baton Rouge Blues Festival
CANCELLED


23–MAY 3
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

​I think there might be a million bands playing...the list is astonishingly long and varied

CANCELLED UNTIL 2021


MAY

16–17

34th Annual Carolina Blues Festival
​LeBauer Park, Greensboro, NC

Vanessa Collier, Amanda Fish,  The King Bees, Sandra Hall and more


JUNE

19–20

Northwoods Blues Festival
Chippewa Falls, WI

Southern Hospitality, Curtis Salgado, Toronzo 

Cannon, Ivy Ford, Cash Box Kings–and more

RESCHEDULED with same lineup
​for JUNE 18–19 2021


26–28
Broad St. Blues and BBQ Festival

Griffith, IN


JULY

4

Spirit of Kansas
​11th Annual Blues Festival

Reynolds Lodge, Lake Shawnee, Topeka


9–11
Briggs Farm Blues Festival

Nescopeck, PA

Shemekia Copeland, Ana Popovic, Victor Wainwright & The Train, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials and Gracie Curran–and more


11–12
North Atlantic Blues Festival

Rockland, ME
Ronnie Baker Brooks, Thornetta Davis, Gumbo, Grits & Gravy (Guy Davis, Anne Harris and Marcella Simien), Coco Montoya, Ana Popovic, Jason Ricci–and more

AUGUST
14–16
White Mountain Boogie N' Blues Festival 

Thorton, NH
Jeremiah Johnson, Albert Castiglia, Annika Chambers, Mr. Sipp, Mud Morganfield–and more


21–22
27th Annual Kalamazoo (MI) Blues Festival

Homer Stryker Field

Tickets on sale in early spring


29th Annual Big Bull Falls Blues Fest
Fern Island Park, Wausau, WI


29

Crossroads Blues Festival
​Rockford, IL

Teeny Tucker, Wayne Baker Brooks, Cash Box Kings with Demetria Taylor, Nick Schnebelen and more


SEPTEMBER
4–5
Peoria (IL) Blues & Heritage Music Festival



SAVE THE DATE
JUNE 5–7, 2020
​2020 Chicago Blues Festival

Millennium Park

Stay Tuned!

2020 Blues Festivals

Of course, all the festival are not listed...
​but these are all the ones 
we wish we could attend.


Are we missing your favorite festival?
​Send us a note at chicagobluesgigs@gmail.com and we will consider.

This page is always being updated.

MANY FESTS ARE BEING POSTPONED OR CANCELLED FOR 2020...
Check with the sponsors for up-to-date info.

WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI​
JUNE 

27–28
Blues From the Top

​Winter Park, CO


JULY

2–5
Waterfront Blues Festival

Portland, OR


SEPTEMBER

10–13
Big Blues Bender
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Buddy Guy, Tab Benoit, Victor Wainwright & The Train, North Mississippi Allstars, Kingfish, Southern Avenue, Chris Cain, Sugaray Rayford–and a LOT more


18–19 
​35th Mississippi Valley Blues Fest

LeClaire Park, Davenport, IA


18–20
Telluride (CO) Blues and Brews


OCTOBER
7–10
King Biscuit Blues Festival
West Helena, AR












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