We at Blues411 are always striving to support the artists and those related to the music that help keep it thriving.
With this page we feature festivals around the country that are allowing us to assist them in their quest to provide the finest music available.
These festivals have signed on with Blues411 as a media sponsor and we will feature them as partners in our quest. Your job is now to go and support these festivals by attending them.
(Tell them Blues411 sent ya)!
COMING UP THIS YEAR – – –
The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise
Sailing in October & January Year After Year
January 22-29, 2017 SOLD OUT – WAITING LIST
Legendary’s Roger Naber, blues industry veteran of over 36 years and twice awarded “Blues Promoter Of The Year” by The Blues Foundation, has selected a multitude of the most diverse and talented blues and rhythm & blues bands on the planet, plus a host of unannounced “Surprise Guests” for you to meet and enjoy. Whatever style of blues music gets your mojo workin’, you can be sure we’ve got it! Simply sailing gets you a “Backstage Pass.”
Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival (www.clearwaterseablues.com)
February 17, 2017 – Blues Walk – Cleveland Street District, Clearwater, FL
The Annual Clearwater Blues Walk will kick off the Blues Weekend. On Friday night there will be live blues music, and restaurants will be offering “Sea-Blues” themed dinner and drink specials all night. Head downtown to begin the weekend, and see what Cleveland Street has to offer.
Now entering its 11th year, the Clearwater Seafood & Blues Festival will feature some of the finest blues musicians live in concert and Tampa Bay’s Finest Seafood delights. Presented in Coachman Park, this annual festival has become one of Clearwater’s most beloved signature events, and appeals to thousands of visitors during February each year.
This year featuring a strong Florida influence on Saturday headlined by J.J. Grey & Mofro. On Sunday a guitar-centric line up including Mike Zito, Sonny Landreth and Walter Trout.
Free General Admission. Limited Reserved Seating and VIP tickets are available now. More information about the 11th annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival is available by calling (727) 562-4700, or online at www.ClearwaterSeaBlues.com.
Follow the excitement leading to the Sea-Blues Festival on facebook.com/clearwaterseablues.
Bonita Springs Blues Festival
Riverside Park, Bonita Springs Florida
March 10 – 11, 2017
Ten plus one equals eleven years of bringing the finest blues to Bonita Springs. This year featuring headliners Studebaker John and the Hawks with special guest Rick Kreher on Friday. The Phantom Blues Band on Saturday guarantees that the site will be rocking late into the night.
Two days of solid blues that you can use, so join us there and in doing so support the Bonita Blues Charitable Foundation. Ticket prices are extremely affordable and there are after parties that will please even the die hard fans.,
The Savannah Music Festival is dedicated to presenting a world-class celebration of the musical arts by creating timeless and adventurous productions that stimulate arts education, foster economic growth, and unite artists and audiences in Savannah. It is the largest musical arts event in Georgia and one of the most distinctive cross-genre music festivals in the world. Featuring Blues/Southern Soul artists, Featuring a pre-party with Lurrie Bell, and through the weeks such blues artists as Marcia Ball, William Bell, Ike Stubblefield, The Wood Brothers and more.
Always interesting line ups with more variety than you will find at ordinary concerts.
The Tampa Bay Blues Festival:
Vinoy Waterfront Park, St. Petersburg, FL
April 7, 8, 9 2017
Get your VIP tickets for best experience at this fest.
Featuring Buddy Guy, Toronzo Cannon, The Rides, Tab Benoit, Ana Popovic and much much more. After parties and great palce to roam about on the coast of Florida.
Chicago Blues Festival
Grant Park, Chicago, Ill
June 9-11, 2017
The Wang Dang Doodle of Blues Festivals, still free with amazing line up of artists. Too many to mention,plus after fest shows and parties at all the historic clubs in the area. If ya only do one fest this year,make it this one. The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago’s Music Festivals. During three days on five stages, more than 500,000 blues fans prove that Chicago is the “Blues Capital of the World.”
Chenango Blues Festival
August 18, 19 2017
Friday night show is always FREE to the public!
The Chenango Blues Festival is a family-friendly event held
each August in beautiful central New York. In addition to
award-winning blues acts the festival also features… Arts & Craft Vendors, Food & Beer Vendors, Children’s Activities, Camping. Join us for this KBA winning festival’s 25th anniversary party!
The European Blues Cruise:
Bluesin’ and Cruisin’ on the Mediterranean Sea, on all inclusive cabins basis. Featuring classic blues artists in an intimate & friendly setting. Check back here for updated information as we receive it and plan on joining us in a once in a lifetime experience.
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The Pennsylvania Blues Festival:
The Daytona Blues Festival
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