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​​​​EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI

MARCH
13–14
Bonita Blues Festival
Bonita Springs, FL
Tennessee Redemption, James Harman,

JP Soars' Gypsy Blues Revue featuring

Jason Ricci and Anne Harris–and more


20–21

29th Annual River City Blues Festival
The Lafayette Hotel, Marietta, OH

Peaches Staten, Studebaker John and 
the Hawks, Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials,

Vanessa Collier, Mr. Sipp and more


APRIL

3–5
Tampa Bay Blues Festival

St. Petersburg, FL

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


16–19
Juke Joint Festival
Clarksdale, MS
​Main event is SAT, APR 18
​Music schedule not yet announced


18-19
Baton Rouge Blues Festival
Line will be announced MAR 3


23–MAY 3
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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


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


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


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.

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


18–20
Telluride (CO) Blues and Brews


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












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