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Some other good websites for local DC/Baltimore information on music and dancing are
www.foolsnightout.com       http://dcblues.org/            http://www.mojoworkin.com/      http://www.wherewegotozydeco.com      http://www.marycliff.net/whoswhere.php

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This is a work in progress ….  Dates in red are not confirmed yet,    If you know of a festival that I am missing, send me an email.

2018

    EVENT

29 July –
3 Aug

Augusta Heritage Center Cajun-Creole-Country Week – Elkins, WV    www.augustaheritagecenter.org   

Instructors:  Jeffery Broussard, Joel Savoy, Jason Fray, Jo Vidrine, Chris Miller, Walter Mouton, Blake Miller, Jimmy Breaux +

31 July -
4 Aug

Pickin in Parsons – Five River Campground, Parsons, WV      http://www.fiverivercampground.com/pickin-in-parsons.html
The Steeldrivers, Lonesome River Band, Seldom Scene, Blue Highway, Gibson Brothers, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Darrell Webb Band, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Band of Ruhks, Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Po Ramblin Boys, Jakobs Ferry Stagglers, David Paisley & Southern Grass, Moron Brothers, Dave Adkins, Bluegrass Brothers, The Grascals, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Ronnie Reno & Reno Tradition, Chris Jones & Nightdrivers, Dukes of Drive, +

AUGUST

 

1-4 Aug

Jus’ Music Awards  --  Bluesville Music Hall,  Tunica, MS     http://www.jusbluesradio.com

2-9 Aug

Augusta Old-Time, Vocal, & American Vernacular Dance Week  – Elkins, WV    www.augustaheritagecenter.org            

Instructors: 

2-5 Aug

Lollapolooza – Chicago, Il    www.lollapalooza.com
Bruno Mars, The Weekend, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott, Vampire Weekend, The National, Odesza, Logic, Post Malone, Portugal The Man, Chvrches, Khalid, St Vincent, Zedd, Walk the Moon, James Bay, LL Cool J, Gucci Mane, Galantis,Carfish & the Bottlemen, Perry Farrell’s Kind Heaven, Manchester Orchestra, Franz Ferdinand, Lil Pump. Blackbear, Jungle, The Neighborhood, Cigarettes After Sex, Brockhampton, Amy Shark, Chris Lake, Gang of Youths, Pale Waves, Wallows, Charlotte Cardin, Tyler Childers, Anderson East, All Time Low, Petit Biscuit, Gang of Youths, Basement, ++

2-5 Aug

Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza – Sam’s Wood Site, Mammoth Lakes, CA    www.mammothbluesbrewsfest.com
Harper & Midwest Kind, Taj Mahal & Keb Mo, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Alicia Michilli, Bald Eagles, Lazer Lloyd, Denis Johnson & Mississippi Ramblers, Danielle Nicole, Eric Gales, Ozomatli, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Dirty Cello, Wee Willie Walker & Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra, + more

2-12 Aug

Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA     www.musikfest.org
Trombone Shorty Voodoo Threauxdown, Styx, Joan Jett & Blackhearts, River City Slim & Zydeco Hogs, Brantley Gilbert, Jason Mraz, ++

2-5 Aug

Calgary International Blues Festival – Shaw Millennium Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada      www.calgarybluesfest.com
Jim Byrnes, Samantha Martin, Mike Watson & 6L6L, Dawn Tyler Watson, Boogie Patrol, Hot Shoes Band, John Rutherford Trio, Bill Johnson Trio, Duffy Bishop Band, Jonn del Toro Richardson. Popa Chubby, Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, Chicago Blues Reunion. BB King's Blues Band, Southern Hospitality, Sue Foley, Steve Kozak Band, Kal David w/Lauri Bono & the Real Deal, Lloyd Jones Struggle

3-5 Aug

Riverfront Blues -- Wilmington, DE (302)571-4205 or 376-6298     riverfrontbluesfestde.com

Vanessa Collier, Tutu Jones, Samantha Fish, Nothin But Trouble  |  Bernard Allison, Johnny Sansone, Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, Robert Kimbrough Sr, Future of the Blues Band, Venom Band, Judy Sings the Blues  |  Zac Harmon, Jon Cleary, Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers, Gary Allegreto

3-4 Aug

Flood City Music Festival – Johnston, PA    www.floodcitymusic.com
Pure Prairie League, Blues Traveler, Devon Allman Band w/Duane Bettes, Bastard Bearded Irishmen, Andy Frasco & UN, Hillbilly Way, Paul Luc, Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers, Amelia Eisenhauer & Peruvian Farm Girls, Gunnar & Grizzly Boys, Neon Swing Xperience, Stevee Wellons Band, Striped Maple Hollow, +

3-5 Aug

Telluride Jazz Festival -- Telluride, CO  telluridejazz.org 
Bruce Hornsby & Noisemakers, Irma Thomas, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Turkuaz, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, BadBadNotGood, Gogo Penguin, Sammy Miller & Congregation, Cory Henry & Funk Apostles, No BS Bras Band, Polyrhthmics, Hooligan Brass Band, The Inevitables, J-Calvin, McCarthy Trio, ++

3-5 Aug

Newport Jazz Festival --   Fort Adams Park, Newport, RI       http://www.newportjazz.org/
John Batiste, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Living Colour, Tony Allen, Laila Biali, Andra Day, Pat Metheny, Charles Lloyd Quartet, Jose James, Grace Kelly, Oliver Lake,Artemis, Melissa Aldana, Jazzmeia Horn, James Carter Organ Trio, Ambrose Akinmusire, Jane Bunnett & Maqueque, Marquis Hill Blacktet, Dusty Wings, Reggie Workman, SDiego Figueriredo, Anat Cohen, Roy Hargrove, Trio3, Charenee Wade, Michel Camilo,  ++

3-5 Aug

Oak Grove Music Festival – Oak Grove Theater, Verona, VA     http://www.oakgrovefestival.com/
John McCutcheon, Tellico,

3-5 Aug

Mt Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival – Deming, WA    www.bakerblues.com

Sonny Landreth, Ana Popovic, Southern Comfort, Vidtor Wainwright, JP Soars, Damon Fowler, Anthony Gnomes, Albert Castiglia, Daniel Castro, Chris Eger Band, Mark Riley Trio, Bobby Patterson Band, Red House, Michelle Taylor Band, Brent Benton, Soful Seven, Moondaddy Band.

4 Aug

Blues on the Water  -- Toledo, OH 
Bobby G w/Curtis Grant & Midnight Rockers, Johnny Rawls, Jeff Jensen Band & John Primer Blues Band

5-10 Aug

Augusta Heritage Center Bluegrass Week – Elkins, WV    www.augustaheritagecenter.org  

Instructors:  Claire Lynch, Tom Adams, Tyler Grant, Greg Cahill, Avril Smith, Darol Anger,Jordan Tice, Bryan McDowell, +

9-11 Aug

Lil Margarets Bluegrass Festival – Goddard Farm,  Leonardtown,MD    www.lilmargaretsbluegrass.com
Ralph Stanley II & Clinch Mountain Boys, Farm Hands, Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers, Larry Stephenson Band, Bluegrass Cardinals, Williamson Branch, California Ramblers, 15 Strings, Cousin in Harmony, David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition, Mickey Galyeam & Cullen Bridge, Dave Peterson & 1946, +

9-12 Aug

Kitchener Blues Festival – Kitchener, ON, Canada    www.kitchenerbluesfestival.com     
Jonny Lang, Rik Emmett & Resolution9, Last Waltz, Gary Cain, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Ghost Town Blues Band, Micki Free, Mason Rack Band, Sass Jordan, Sue Foely, Paul James Band ++

10-12 Aug

Outside Lands – Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA     https://www.sfoutsidelands.com

The Weekend, Janet Jackson, Florence & the Machine, Future, Beck, Odesza, Portugal the Man, NERD, Chvrches,James Blake, Janelle Monae, Bon Iver, Tycho, Father John Misty, Carly Rae Jepsen, Chromeo, Gryffin, Margo Price, Tash Sultana, The Growlers, Broken Social Scene, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Daniel Caesar, Mountain Goats, Chicano Batman, Billie Eilish, Sabrina Claudio, Rex Orange County, LP, SmokePurpp, Poolside, Gogo Penguin, ++

10-12 Aug

Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival – FREE  Clarksdale, MS     www.sunflowerfest.org
Christone Kingfish Ingram, OB Buchana,

10-12 Aug

Heritage Music Blues Festival -- Heritage Port Amphitheater, Wheeling, WV (304) 232-8705    heritagemusicfest.com
Rick Estrin & Nightcats, Delbert McClinton, Eric Gales, Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter, Rev Peyton Big Damn Band, Eden Brent, Southern Avenue, Paul DesLauriers Band, Ghost Town Blues, Mindi Abair & Boneshakers, Heather Newman, Miss Freddye, Keeshea Pratt Band, Felix Slim, Kevin BF Burt.

11 Aug

Cincinnati Blues Festival – Sawyer Point, Cincinnati, OH     www.cincyblues.org
Delbert McClinton, Danielle Nicole Band, Marcia Ball, EG Kight.

10-12 Aug

Bayfront Blues Festival -- Duluth, MN  (715) 394-6831    bayfrontblues.com 
Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter, Don Bryant & Bo-Keys, Dany Franchi,  Nikki Hill, Reverend Raven & Chain Smokin Altar Boys, Mike Eldred Trio, Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Johnny Rawls, Lamont Cranston, James Armstrong, Curtis Salgado, Dee Miller Trio, Sena Ehrhardt & Cole Allen,

Bernard Allison, Carolyn Wonderland, Davy Knowles, Too Slim & Taildraggers, Tommy Bentz Band, Squishy Mud, Dan Kase, Ross William Perry, +

7-9 Aug

Augusta Festival – Elkins, WV    www.augustaheritagecenter.org

8 Aug

Denver Blues and Brews Festival‏ -- Denver, CO    www.swallowhillmusic.org

11 Aug

Gloucester Mass Blues Festival‏ -- Stage Fort Park, Gloucester, MA     http://gloucesterbluesfestival.com/
Albert Castiglia, Zac Harmon, Chris O’Leary Band, Regina Bonnelli, Biscuit Miller & the Mix, Eliza Neals.

11 Aug

Lowell Blues N Brews Festival --  Lowell, MA   lowellfolkfestival.org   
John Nemeth, Dana Fuchs,

16-19 Aug

Gettysburg Bluegrass Camporee --  Granite Hill Campground,  Gettsyburg, PA  gettysburgbluegrass.com

Peter Rowan & Travelin’ McCourys (Bill Monroe tribute), Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Larry Sparks & Lonesome Ramblers, Travelin’ McCourys, Seldom Scene, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, Lonesome River Band, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Becky Buller Band,  Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, The Cleverlys, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers, Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome, Fireside Collective, Mountain Ride, Remington Ryde,Southern Brewed, +

16-19 Aug

Philadelphia Folk Festival -- Schwenksville, PA  www.pfs.org
Riders in the Sky, David Bromberg Quintet, Patty Griffin, Balsam Range, Valerie June, Eileen Ivers, Chris Smither, Wynonna & Big Noise, Shovels & Rope, Jeff Daniels Band, Beausoleil, Alexis P Suter, Christine Lavin, David Myles, Seldom Scene, John Crookstone, Mary Gauthier, Molly Tuttle, John Gorka, Tom Paxton & DonJuans, Martha Redbone Roots Project, Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Tempest, Trout Fishing in America, Skerryvore, Gene Shay, The Accidentals, Honey Island Swamp Band, Vanessa Collier, Terrance Jack, Lula Wiles, Alash, New Hip +

17-18 Aug

Ann Arbor Blues Festival – Ann Arbor, MI     https://www.a2bluesfestival.com
Shemekia Copeland, Ana Popovic, Benny Turner, Bob Margolin Trio, Janiva Magness, Caolyn Wonderland, John Sinclair & Blues Scholars w/Don Was,  Sue Foley, Nora Jean Bruso, Beverly Guitar Watkins, Larry McCray Pete Anderson, Jake Kershaw.

17-18 Aug

Fargo Blues Festival -- Fargo, ND    (866) 55_BLUES     fargobluesfest.com   
Kenny Neal, Tinsley Ellis, Ana Popovic, Curtis Salgado, Corey Stevens, Carolyn Wonderland, Lamont Cranston, Andy T Band w/Anson Funderburgh, Maurice John Vaughn, Lisa Wegner Band.

17-19 Aug

White Mountain Blues Festival -- Thornton, NH  whitemountainboogie.com  nhblues.com
 Eric Gales, Robert Randolph & Family Band, Teresa James & Rhythm Tramps, Toronzo Cannon, Davy Knowles, Cash Box Kings, Victor WainWright & the Train, Tas Cru, Zac Harmon, Heather Gillis, Thornetta Davis, Vanessa Collier, Anthony Geraci, Racky Thomas Travelin’ Medicine Show,

17-19 Aug

Rocky Mountain Folks Festival – Lyons, CO    http://www.bluegrass.com/folks/
Regina Spektor, Indigo Girls, Jeff Tweedy, Los Lobos, Martin Sexton Trio, Darrell Scott, Mary Gauthier, Penny & Sparrow, River Whyless, Jayme Stone's Folklife, Steve Poltz, Les Poules à Colin, FY5, Heather Mae, Songwriter Showcase ++

17-18 Aug

Big Bull Falls Blues Fest  -- Wausau, WI   www.wausauevents.org
Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, The Jimmys, Jay Edward Band, Walter Trout, Robben Ford, Curtis Salgado, Katy Guillen & the Girls, Too Slim & the Taildraggers.

17-18 Aug

Madison Ribberfest – Madison, IN    http://www.madisonribberfest.com/
Walter Trout, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Dawn Tyler Watson, Eric Gales, John Nemeth, John Primer, King Bee & Stingers, Jordan Wilson,

18 Aug

Hot August Music Festival -- Oregon Ridge Bandshell, Cockeysville, MD  877-321-fest     www.hotaugustmusicfestival.com

The Revivalists, Trampled by Turtles, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Marcus King Band, Cris Jacobs Band, Whiskey Shivers, Psycho Killers, Niki Hill, Dirty Grass Players, Selwyn Birchwood, Omari Banks, Hall Williams Band,

17-18 Aug

Chenango Blues Fest -- Norwich, NY  (607)334-5653 (607)336-2787     chenangobluesfest.org   

8/16 – Kickoff w/Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes (FREE)  
Angel Forrest Trio, Toronzo Cannon,  John Papa Gros  |  Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, Samantha Fish, Cash Box Kings, AJ Ghent, Brandon Santini, Hubby Jenkins, Prestage Brothers, Keeshea Pratt Band, Nate Gross Band.

23-26 Aug

Lockn – Interlocken Music Festival – Oak Ridge Farm,  Arrington, VA    www.locknfestival.com/
Dead & Co, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Umphrey’s McGee, Lettuce, Butcher Brown, Erin & The Wildfire, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Widespread Panic, George Clinton & P-Funk, Toots & the Maytals, Moon Taxi, Turkuaz, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Band of Changes, Ghost Light, Caitlyn Smith, Keller Williams & the Keels, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Foundation of Funk, Big Something, Agents of Good Roots, The Suffers, Southern Avenue, People’s Blues of Richmond, Sheryl Crow, Blues Traveler, Matisyahu, Spafford, ++

23-25 Aug

Bean Blossom Blues Festival – Bill Monroe Campground Park, Nashville, IN    www.beanblossomblues.com   
Big Al & the Heavyweights, Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Mark Hummel w/Anson Funderburgh, Billy Boy Arnold, Corky Siegel, Jason Ricci & the Bad Kind,  Michael Ledbetter, Monster Mike Welch, Daniel Nicole,

24-26 Aug

Edmondton LaBlatts Blues Festival – Edmonton, AB, Canada   http://www.bluesinternationalltd.com/
Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, Sugaray Rayford Big Band, Marcia Ball, Samantha Fish, David Vest, Chubby Carrier & Bayou Swamp Band, Anthony Geraci, Rusty Reed, Monkeyjunk, Paul DesLauriers Band, Cecile Doo-Kingue

24-25 Aug

Virginia Beach Funk Fest  -- Virginia Beach, VA    www.beachstreetusa.com

24-25 Aug

Norfolk Jazz Festival  -- Town Point Park,  Norfolk, VA        festevents.org
Marc Antoine, Devid Benoit, Boney James, Marcus Anderson, Norman Brown, Alex Hawley,

25-26 Aug

InCuya Music Festival – Cleveland, OH       http://incuya.com/

New Order, AWOLNATION, Avett Brothers, SZA, The Revivalists, Cake, K Flay, Earl Sweatshirt, Yuna, Daniel Caesar, Booker T Jones, Tank & the Bangas, They, Tropidelic, Arkells, J Roddy Walston & the Business, Blue Stones, Modern Electric, Dreamers, Seafair, +

25 Aug

Trinidaddio Blues Festival – Central Park, Trinidad, CO    http://www.trinidaddiobluesfest.com/

Kenny Neal, CJ Chenier & Red Hot Lousiana Band, Rovert Randolph & the Family Band, Dave Specter’s Chicago/New Orleans Revue, Zakk DeBono, Jaquie Gipson, Vanessa VCollier, Los Albuqueque Blues Connection.

22 Aug-
3 Sept

New York State Fair – Syracuse, NY    www.nysfair.org
Blondie, Counting Crows, Hunter Hayes, Smokey Robinson, Maren Morris, Herman’s Hermits, 

25-26 Aug?

North River Blues Festival – Marshfield Fairgrounds, Marshfield, MA

29 Aug?

Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival    York Emporium,  York, PA       http://www.cigarboxnation.com/page/york-cbg-fest

30 Aug -
3 Sep

Strawberry Music Festival --  Westside, Tuolumne, CA    strawberrymusic.com         New venue!
Del McCoury Band, Travelin McCourys, The Motet, Samantha Fish, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Laurie Lewis & Right Hands, Phil Salazar & Kin Folk, ++

31 Aug -

2 Sept

Rhythm & Roots Festival -- Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI  (888) 855-6940    rhythmandroots.com    (10000)

Aug 30: Steve Rilley & Mamou Playboys at The Towers in Narragansett, RI
Taj Mahal Trio, Steve Earl & the Dukes, Leftover Salmon, Asleep at the Wheel, Shinyribs, Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, Los Texmaniacs, Feufollet, Earle & Coffin, Hot Rize/Red Knuckles & the TrailBlazers, Donna the Buffalo, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Girls Guns & Glory, Bonerama, Dustbowl Revival, CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Say Darling, River City Slim & the Zydeco Hogs, ++

31 Aug -

2 Sept

American Music Festival  -- Virginia Beach, VA    www.beachstreetusa.com

 

SEPT

1-2 Sept

Greenbelt Labor Day Festival --  FREE – Greenbelt, MD     www.greenbeltlaborday.com   

1 Sept ?

DC Blues Festival --  FREE - Washington, DC  (202)828-3028    dcblues.org     

2 Sept

Alonzo's Picnic --  Rosedale American Legion Hall, Rosedale, MD    410-744-2291   mojoworkin.com    BYOEverything (coolers allowed)  

5-6 Sept

Blues, Views & BBQ Festival – Westport, CT    www.bluesviewsbbq.com

1-2 Sept

Big Muddy Blues Festival – Laclede’s Landing,  St Louis, MO   bigmuddybluesfestival.com    

5-6 Sept

Surf City Blues & BBQs – Soundside Park Amphitheater, Surf City, NC    910-328-4887   .

 7 Sept

Federal Hill Street Beat Festival --  FREE Baltimore, MD  historicfederalhill.org   

 Sept

Niagara Falls Blues Festival – Niagara Falls, NY          CANCELLED FOR 2018!

6-9 Sept

Big Blues Bender Festival – Plaza Hotel & Casino,  Las Vegas, NV     www.bigbluesbender.com       http://www.sincitysoulandbluesrevival.com/
Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Tab Benoit, JJ Grey & Mofro, Elvin Bishop, Samantha Fish, Marcus King Band, Marcia Ball, Ana Popovic, Albert Castiglia, Eric Gales, Curtis Salgado, Jimmy Hall, Tinsley Ellis, Victor Wainwright & the Train, Robert Finley. Lee Fields & Expressions, Mr Sipp, RL Boyce, John Primer & Bob Corritore,  John Nemeth, Damon Fowler, Jason Ricci & Bad Kind, JP Soars & Red Hots,  Southern Hospitality, Guitar Shorty, War & Treaty, Jimmy Carpenter Band, Annika Chambers, Alastair Greene, Blues Beatles, Brody Buster, Chris Tofield, Rae Gordon. AJ Fullerton, Shanda & the Howlers

7-9 Sept

National Folk Festival – Salisbury, MD    http://nationalfolkfestival.com/
Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, Quebe Sisters, Liz Carroll, Marquise Knox, Mariachi Los Camperos.Treme Brass Band, Phil Wiggins, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper. Orquesta SCC, Clinton Fearon & Boogie Brown Band, Imamyar Hasanov & Abbos Kosimov, Chankas of Peru, +

11-12 Sept

Bull Durham Blues – Durham, NC     http://hayti.org/music/     http://bulldurhambluesfestival.com/

11-12 Sept

Mountain Song Festival – Brevard, NC   www.mountatinsongfestival.com

7-9 Sept

Wheatland Music Festival – Wheatland Place, Lancaster, PA    http://www.wheatlandmusic.org/
John McCutcheon, Altan, Darrell Scott, Town Mountin, Nora Jean Struthers, Front Country, Charlie Crockett, Las Cafeteras, Thornetta Davis, John Hall & Louisiana Cane Cutters, +

8 Sept

In the Street Festival – Various Locations Downtown, Frederick,  MD    http://www.celebratefrederick.com 

Jah Works,

8 Sept

San Diego Blues Festival -- Embarcadero Marina Park, San Diego, CA        http://sdbluesfest.com/
Billy Gibbons & Friends, Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Kenny Neal, Sons of the Soul Revivers, John Nemeth & Blue Dream, Lightnin’ Malcomb, Sara Rogo, Fred Heath, Chickenbone Slim & the Biscuits, +

12 Sept

2 Left Feet Blues Festival – Middlefiled, CT   www.2leftfeetbluesfestial.com

8-9 Sept

Russian RiverJazz Festival – Johnson Beach,  Guerneville, CA      http://russianriverfestivals.com/

11-16 Sept

Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival  -- Fredericton, NB, Canada      www.harvestjazzandblues.com 

14-16 Sept

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival -- Telluride, CO   http://www.tellurideblues.com/ 

14-15 Sept

Misty Mountain Music Festival – Misty Mountain Camp Resort,  Greenwood, VA    mistymountainmusicfestival.com/    

17-20 Sept

Camp Jam in the Pines – Buena Vista Camping Resort, Buena, NJ      http://campjam.org

21-23 Sept

Bristol Rhythm and Roots – Bristol, TN     http://www.bristolrhythm.com/

Old Crow Medicine Show, Railroad Earth, Taj Mahal Trio, SteelDrivers, Marcus King, Twin Peaks. Barns Courtney, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Asleep at the Wheel, Ruen Brothers, Dale Watson Lonestars, Old 97's, The Waybacks, Scott Miller & Commonwealth, Low Cut Connie, Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen w/John Jorgenson & Mark Fain, War & Treaty, Sierra Hull, Seldom Scene, Acoustic Syndicate, Balsam Range, Larry Keel Experience, Blue Highway, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Molly Tuttle, Folk Soul Revival, Amythyst Kiah, Bill & The Belles, Lauren Morrow of The Whiskey Gentry, Carson Peters & Iron Mountain, New Familiars, Goodnight, Texas, The Commonheart, New Respects, Annabelle's Curse, C2 & the Brothers Reed, Mile Twelve, The National Reserve, Pigeon Kings, Birds of Chicago, Lilly Hiatt, Ed Snodderly, Blank Range, The Wooks, Devon Gilfillian, Zephaniah OHora, Sean McConnell, Beth Snapp, Virginia Ground, Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys, Last Revel, Sarah Shook & Disarmers, Breaking Grass, High Fidelity, Amanda Cook Band,

Cordovas, Daddy Duo, Revel in Dimes, Tony Williamson, Missy Raines & New Hip, Annie Robinette, Trisha Gene Brady, After Jack, Church Sisters, Sally & George, JP Parsons & American Bandwagon, McKay & Leigh, DownTown Abby & Echoes, Ancient Cities, Andrew Alli, Circus No 9, Hello, Stranger w/Dale Jett, Fritz & Co, If Birds Could Fly, Guy Marshall, Young Mister, Adam Bolt & The Bevy, Adam Lawson, Andy Buckner, Andy Ferrell Trio, Baker Family, Bella Raye, Ben Gilmer, Billy Crawford Band, The Boys, Breaking Tradition, Buffalo Fiasco, Chris Jamison, Cookin' With Grass, Corklickers, Dan Deel,

Daniel Miller & the High Life, Duty Free, Empty Bottle Stringband, ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band, ETSU Old Time Pride Band, Floorboards, Folk Alt, Gary Reid, Glen Harlow & North Fork, Gracie Lane, Green Fingers, Honey Badgers, Indian Run Stringband, Indighost, Jackdaw's 7, Jake Quillin Band, James Meadows, Jason "Hoss" Hicks & His Southsiders, Joy Blair, Justin Crider & The Usual Suspects, Kristy Cox Trio, Lodi, Loose Leaves, Maggie Valley Band,

Mark Brinkman,Marshall Ballew, Milan Miller, Monster Atlantic, My New Favorites, Possum Creek Playboys, The Pythia, Rex Montgomery & Mike Jessee, Rhythm & The Roosevelts, Ron Short & The Possum Playboys, Royal Hounds, Sammy Guns Band, Saw Black, Scotty Melton, Sigean, Soulfinger, Southern Cities, Tim Easton, Todd Day Wait's Pigpen, Trifecta of Jam, +

22 Sept

Chili Blues & Brews Festival --  Lumos Plaza, Waynesboro, VA       www.virginiachili.com           
Sun Dried Opossum, Anthony Rosano & Conqueroos, Liz Carter & Juke Joint Jackson, Bone Baby Gators w/Crystal Armentrout.

19 Sept

FarmAid Festival –   KeyBank Pavilion,  Burgettstown, PA    https://www.farmaid.org

19 Sept

H Street Festival  -- H Street,  Washington, DC   www.hstreet.org/events/festival

19 Sept

Bluebird Blues Festival  -- PG Community College, Largo, MD    http://www.pgcc.edu/Student_Life/Events/Bluebirds_Blues_Festival.aspx

20 Sept

Takoma Park Folk Festival -- Takoma Park, MD (301) 589-0202    tpff.org   

24-27 Sept

Sunfest  -- Ocean City Inlet Ocean City,MD    http://ococean.com/sunfest

24-27 Sept

Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival   --  Summersville Music Park, Summersville, WV   http://www.adamsbluegrass.com/Festivals.html

24-26 Sept

Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival   --  Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, VA  (540)461-0954    www.nothinfancybluegrass.com  

20-22 Sept

Watermelon Park Festival -  Berryville, VA (540) 955-1621     www.watermelonparkfest.com  

Ricky Scaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Bela Fleck, Billy Strings, Jeff Austin Band, Molly Tuttle, Way Down Wanderers, The Woodshedders, Molly Tuttle, Kaia Kater, Western Centuries, Way Down Wanderers, Furnace Mountain, Mile Twelve, Cris Jacobs Band, The Woodshedders, Ingramettes, Nessie Expedition, Eastman String Band, Mountain Ride, Plate Scrapers, Hoot & Holler, Richie & Rosie, Megan Downes & City Stompers, Fiddlin Dave & Morgan, Jonny Bluegrass & Porta Jon Pickers.

22-23 Sept

Bourbon & Beyond – Louisville, KY    http://bourbonandbeyond.com/
John Mayer, Gov’t Mule, Robert Plant & Sensational Space Shifters, Sheryl Crow, Sting, Lenny Kravitz, Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot, Keb Mo, Counting Crows, JJ Grey & Mofro, David Byrne, Del McCoury Band, Don Felder, Joseph, Ben Sollee, Billy Strings, Blackberry Smoke, Kaleo, Larkin Poe, Lindsay Lou, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers, River Whyless, Swimming With Bears, Last Bandoleros, Magpie Salute, Record Company, Travelin’ McCourys, ++

28-30 Sept

Neptune Festival -- 4/29 17th St Stage, Virginia Beach, VA  (757) 463-1675    www.neptunefestival.com 

25 Sept

The Charm City Music Festival – Druid Hill Park, Baltimore MD        http://charmcitybluegrass.com   

28-29 Sept

Boogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival – Cassidy Park, Bogalusa, LA     www.bogalusablues.com

26-27 Sept

Landmark Music Festival – National Mall  Washington, DC   http://www.landmarkfestival.org/

26-27 Sept

San Diego Blues Festival -- Embarcadero Marina Park, San Diego, CA        http://sdbluesfest.com/

 

OCT

2-3 Oct

Bona Fide Blues Festival  -- Overton Square, Memphis, TN    www.bonafidebluesfest.com

3 Oct

Taste of Bethesda -- Bethesda, MD    http://www.bethesda.org       

3-4 Oct

Highway 61 Blues Festival --  Warfield Point Park,  Leland, MS     www.highway61blues.com  
 

3-4 Oct

Fells Point Street Festival --  Fells Point, Baltimore, MD  (410) 675-6750    www.fellspointfest.com       

3-4 Oct

Brunswick Railroad Days -- Brunswick, MD  (410) 675-6750   301-834-7500  www.brunswickmd.gov/events  
 

4 Oct

Takoma Park Street Festival - Takoma Park, MD (301) 589-0202      takomafestival.com       

3-6 Oct

Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival -- Roanoke Island Park, Manteo, NC     www.bluegrassisland.com
The Steeldrivers, Blue Highway, Malpass Brothers, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith, A Deeper Shade of Blue, Barefoot Movement, Darrell Webb Band, Cuttin Grass, Breaking Grass, +

3-6 Oct

King Biscuit Blues Festival - Helena, AR  (870) 572-5223     www.kingbiscuitfestival.com       
Bobby Rush, John Nemeth, Rick Estrin & Nightcats, Sterling Billingsley & SBBS All-Stars | Lonnie Shields, Paul Thorn, Blackberry Smoke, Reba Russell, Anson Funderburgh & Rockets, Wampus Cats, Erin Coburn, Spoonfed Blues, Jamiah Rogers, Willie Cobbs, CW Gatlin Band | Andy Coats, Bob Margolin, Carolyn Wonderland, Steve Cropper, Dave Mason, Hamilton Loomis, Jack Pearson, Andy T Band w/Alabama Mike, Sweet Angel, Hughes Singers, Jack Pearson, Earl Little Joe Ayers, Butch Mudbone, Millage Gilbert & Blue Ray Blues Jam, Kenny Beedy Eyes Smith, ++

5-7 Oct
and
12-14 Oct

Austin City Limits Music Festival  -- Austin, TX    aclfestival.com   
Paul McCartney, Metallica, Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott, Odesza, The National, Khalid, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Hozier, David Byrne, Chvrches, Deftones, St. Vincent, tinashe, Asleep At The Wheel, Father John Misty, Brandi Carlile, Greta Van Fleet, Shakey Graves, Janelle Monet, Highly Suspect, Manchester Orchestra, Blood Orange, San Holo, X Ambassadors, Elle King, Houndmouth, Lily Allen, Trampled By Turtles, Wombats, The Revolution, Mariah Hill, Big Thief, Amber Mark, Arizona, Rhye, Mt Joy, Sir Sly, Tinashe, Jungle, Bazzi, Ghost of Paul Revere, Magic City Hippies, Coronas, Durand Jones & the Indications, Lo Moon, Weather Station, Phil Cook, Topaz Jones, Charley Crockett, Thunderpussy, Wallows, Shame, ++

5-7 Oct

The Festy Experience – Infinity Downs Farm, Arrington, VA      www.thefesty.com
Greensky Bluegrass, Gillian Welch, Railroad Earth, Sam Bush Band, Della Mae, Ricky Scaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Nick Forrester’s Almost eTown, Carbon Leaf, Fruition, Rubblebucket, Sons of Bill, Bonnie Paine, Hackensaw Boys, +

8-11 Oct

Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival  -- FREE  Pittsboro, NC    http://shakorihillsgrassroots.org/
 

8-11 Oct

Sleepy Creek on the Potomac HarFest-- Berkeley Springs, WV     http://www.sleepycreekpresents.com/
 

11-13 Oct

Mighty Mississippi Music Festival – Warfield Point Park   Greenville, MS   http://www.mightymississippimusicfestival.com
Cedric Burnside Project, Eden Brent, Lucinda Williams, Steve Azar & the Kingsmen, Mustache the Band, Dirty Guv’nahs, Adam Doleac, Ashley McBryde, +

12-14 Oct

Austin City Limits Music Festival  -- Austin, TX    aclfestival.com   
see listing for Oct 2-4

9-11 Oct

Festival Acadiens et Creoles -- FREE  Girard Park, Lafayette, LA    http://www.festivalsacadiens.com
  

9-11 Oct

Gretna Heritage Festival -- Grenta, LA   
 

9-10 Oct

Garvin Gate Blues Fest  – Louisville, KY    http://www.garvingatebluesfestival.com/index.html
 

9-11 Sept

National Folk Festival – Festival Park, Greensboro, NC       http://ncta-usa.org/   

9-11 Oct

Richmond Folk Festival  Richmond, VA     richmondfolkfestival.org  
 

9-10 Oct

Mustang Music Festival – Corolla, NC    http://www.mustangmusicfestival.com/
  

5-7 Oct

Daytona Blues Festival  -- Jackie Robinson Ballpark, Daytona Beach, FL     daytonabluesfestival.com      CANCELLED FOREVER!

9-11 Oct

Voice of the Wetlands Festival – Southdown Museum Grounds, Houma, LA     http://www.voiceofthewetlands.org/vow-festival/
Tab Benoit,

9-11 Oct

Hickory Oktoberfest – Hickory, NC    www.hickoryoctoberfest.com   

13-14 Oct

Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival  --  Fort Fisher Rec Area, Kure Beach, NC      http://www.pleasureislandnc.org/

16-18 Oct

Crescent City Blues Festival  --  Lafayette Square, New Orleans, LA     jazzandheritage.org/blues-fest/

16-17 Oct

Bukka White Blues Festival – Ten-Tom Waterway, Aberdeen, Ms     http://bukkawhitefestival.com/

17-18 Oct

Craft Beer Festival  -- Boardwalk, Virginia Beach, VA    www.beachstreetusa.com   

17 Oct

Island Bay Music Festival -- Centreville, MD  (410) 604.2100       http://www.islandbayday.com        

18-21 Oct

Lake Eden Arts Fall Festival -- Camp Rockmount/Black Mountain, NC  (828) 68-MUSIC  theleaf.com   

20-22 Oct

Town Point Virginia Wine Festival -- Norfolk, VA (757)441-2345     festevents.org    

21-26 Oct

Augusta Old-Time Fiddler’s Week – Elkins, WV    www.augustaheritagecenter.org
Instructors: Hunter Walker, Bob Shank, Paul Gartner, Joe Herrman, Rachel Eddy, Dave Bing +

18-21 Oct

Camping with the Blues Festival – Brooksville, FL    941-758-7585    http://campingwiththeblues.com  

Tas Cru & Tortured Souls, Brandon Santini, Grace Curran & High Flautin Band, JP Soars & Red Hots, Duffy Bishop, Prestige Brothers, Dirty Red & Soul Shakers, Packrats Smokehouse, Amanda Fish, Bobby Blackmon, LC Williams & Driver, Brody Buster, Scott Ellison, Mark May Band, +

28 Oct –

4 Nov

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise  San Diego, CA to Cabo San Lucas, La Paz & Loreto       (888) BLUESIN  bluescruise.com 

Taj Mahal & The Phantom Blues Band, Booker T Jones Stax Revue, Los Lobos, Tab Benoit's Whiskey Bayou w/Eric Johanson & Jeff McCarty, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, G Love & Special Sauce, Ruthie Foster Quintet, Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Rod Piazza &  Mighty Flyers, Billy Branch & Sons Of Blues, Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers, California Honeydrops, Theodis Ealey, Roy Gaines Tuxedo Blues Orchestra,  Toronzo Cannon, Mike Zito, Debbie Davies w/Alastair Greene, Rev Peyton’s Big Damn Band,   Willie K & The Warehouse Blues Band, Southern Avenue, Hadden Sayers, Selwyn Birchwood, Brother Yusef, Kevin BF Burt (2018 IBC Winner), Mitch Woods Club 88, Rob Rio, Wendy Dewitt, Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne, Bettye Jo Miller, Scottie "Bones" Miller. Randy Oxford, Michele Lundeen

24 Oct

Columbia Blues Festival   FREE   Columbia, SC     www.wordofmouthproductions.org

30 Oct-
1 Nov

Voodoo Music Experience – New Orleans, LA     http://worshipthemusic.com/
 

4-11 Nov

Malt Shop Memories Cruise -  Ft Lauderdale, FL     http://maltshopcruise.com/
Frankie Avalon, Four Tops, Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, Chubby Checker, Little Anthony and The Imperials, Darlene Love, Jay Siegel’s Tokens. Gene Chandler. The Chantels. The Dixie Cups. The Coasters. Lloyd Price. Sha Na Na. Sonny Turner (of The Platters),

Al “Lil Fats” Jackson, +

5-8 Nov

Riverhawk Festival -- Brooksville, FL  lindentertainment.com 

13-15 Nov

Northeast Exchange Club’s Ribfest – Vinoy Waterfront Park,  St  Petersburg, FL      www.ribfest.org  

14 Nov

Fabulous Free College Park Blues Festival – Ritchie Coliseum, College Park, MD     www.dcblues.org

15-19 Nov

Cruise To The Edge – Key West to Bahamas      www.cruisetotheedge.com

9-10 Nov

Bradenton Blues Festival – Bradenton Riverwalk,  Bradenton, FL   www.bradentonbluesfestival.org

Christone Kingfish Ingram, Harper & Midwest Kind, Chris Cain, Shakura S'Aida, Mr Sipp,  Welch-Ledbetter Connection, Trey Wanvig, Bryan Lee Blues Brunch, Memphis Rub Band, Bridget Kelly Band, Kelley Hunt,

?? Dec

Christmas Jingle Jam – US Celluar Arena, Asheville, NC     www.xmasjam.com
Govt Mule,

2019

5-12 Jan

Delbert's Sandy Beaches Cruise --  Ft Lauderdale, FL   to San Juan, Puerto Rico & Amber Cove, Dominican Republic    delbert.com 
Delbert McClinton, The Mavericks, Marcia Ball, Wayne Toups, Shinyribs, California Honeydrops, Band of Heathens, Lee Roy Parnell, Marc Broussard, Teresa James, Mingo Fishtrap, Casey James, Al Anderson, Doyle & Debbie, Jaston Williams, Ryan McCullan, +

20-27 Jan

Soul Train Cruise  -- Ft Lauderdale, FL  to Dominican Republic, San Juan Pueto Rico & Half Moon Cay   http://soultraincruise.com/   844-266-7685
Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight, George Clinton, Ohio Players, Stephanie Mills, Chi-Lites, Bloodstone, New Birth, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Morris Day & The Time Ray, Goodman & Brown, Al McKay’s All Stars (Earth, Wind & Fire tribute), Jacob Lusk, Cruise Host Tony Cornelius, Urban Guerilla Orchestra +

2-7 Jan

Moody Blues Cruise --  Norwegian Cruise Lines,  Miama, FL  to Georgetown, Grand Cayman and Cozumel, Mexico   

11-15 Jan

Little Feat’s Ramble on the Island – Melia Braco Village, Trelawny , Jamaica     www.RambleOnTheIsland.com
Little Feat,

13-14 Jan

Sunshine Music & Blues Festival --  St Petersburg &  Boca Raton FL    http://www.sunshinemusicfestival.com/

16-20 Jan

International Blues Challenge -- Memphis, TN      http://www.bealestreet.com/international-blues-challenge.html
80+ bands from Blues Foundation affiliates around the world compete for cash, prizes and title of “Best Unsigned Blues Band”

20-25 Jan

Southern Rock Cruise --   Tampa, FL  to Falmouth, Jamaica & Georgetown, Grand Cayman    http://southernrockcruise.com

25-28 Jan

Ice Fest 14 – Chambersburg, PA     www.icefestpa.com
70+ Ice Sculptures and Ice Slide, Chili Cookoff,

27 Jan

Lehigh River Midwinter Blues Jam – Allentown, PA     http://www.lehighriverbluesjam.com/

30 Jan –
4 Feb

Rock Boat  --  New Orleans, La to Progreso and Cozumel, Mexico     www.therockboat.com

2-3 Feb

Cincinnati Winter Blues Festival – The Phoenix, Cincinnati, OH     www.cincyblues.org

Feb

4-11 Feb

Cayamo Cruise --  Norwegian Cruise Lines,   New Orleans to Cozumel, Mexico & Harvest Caye, Belize           https://www.cayamo.com

4-10 Feb

Country Music Cruise –Ft Lauderdale, FL to St Maarten  & St Kitts       http://countrymusiccruise.com /

3-10 Feb

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise –Ft Lauderdale, FL to  St Thomas, St Maarten    (888) BLUESIN    www.bluescruise.com

Taj Mahal & Phantom Blues Band, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Irma Thomas & Professionals, Original Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue w/Tommy Castro, Magic Dick, Deanna Bogart & Ronnie Baker Brooks, Bobby Rush Revue w/ Benny Turner, Tab Benoit, The Lowrider Band, Janiva Magness, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, Victor Wainwright & the Train,  Golden State-Lone Star Revue w/ Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburgh, Deitra Farr & Oscar Wilson,  Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials, Welch Ledbetter Connection, Danielle Nicole Band w/ Special Guest Latimore, Popa Chubby, Tom Hambridge & the Rattlesnakes, Indigenous, Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Chris "Bad News" Barnes & Hokum Blues w/ Steve Guyger & Blue Lou Marini, Vanessa Collier, Jontavious Willis, Dave Gross, Keeshea Pratt Band (IBC Band Winner), Rev Billy C Wirtz, Eden Brent, Kelley Hunt, Carl "Sonny" Leyland, Barry Cuda, Dave Keyes, Anderson "Sonnyboy" Edwards, Deanna Bogart, Randy Oxford (Jam Host)

4-9 Feb

Cruise To The Edge – Key West, FL  and Cozumel Mexico       www.cruisetotheedge.com   

Yes, Steve Hackett, Mike Portnoy, Riverside, Fish, John Lodge, Jordan Rudess, PFM. Frost, Gazpacho. Pendragon, Brand X, Soft Machine, Enchant, Spock’s Beard, Magic Pie, Baraka,

9-13 Feb

Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival – Cajun Field,  Lafayette, LA     www.gomardigras.com

10 Feb

Mardi Gras Ball -- Rhodes on Pawtuxet, Cranston, RI     www.mardigrasri.com     www.RhythmAndRoots.com

14-18 Feb

Rock Legends Cruise – Ft Lauderdale, FL  to Cozumel, Mexico           https://www.rocklegendscruise.com
Outlaws, Kansas, Foghat, Buddy Guy, Dave Davies, +

16-18 Feb

Bluegrass First Class --  Ashville, NC      http://bluegrassfirstclass.com/home/

16-18 Feb

Destination Blues – Berwick, Danville and Bloomsburg, PA    http://www.destinationblues.org/

21-25 Feb

Virginia Key Beach Grassroots Festival – Miami, FL    www.virginiakeygrassroots.org  

24-25 Feb

Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival --  Clearwater, FL    clearwaterseablues.com 

24 Feb -
3 Mar

Flower Power Cruise  -- Ft Lauderdale, FL to Oranjestad, Aruba & Willemstad, Curacao     http://flowerpowercruise.com/

24 Feb

Houston Creole Mardi Gras Festival --    Houston, TX     www.houstoncreolefestival.com

26 Feb –

Mar 2

Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea Cruise   --  Tampa, FL to Costa Maya, Mexico      http://www.bluesaliveatsea.com/

MARCH

1-11 Mar

Florida Strawberry Festival  --  Plant City, FL    flstrawberryfestival.com 

1-3 Mar

Cabin Fever Pickin' Party --  Holiday Inn – Virginia Beach, VA    http://www.cabinfeverpickinparty.org/

3 March

Suncoast Blues Festival – Sarasota Fairground, Sarasota, FL     http://www.suncoastbluesfestival.com/

3-8 March

70s Rock & Romance Cruise – Ft Lauderdale, FL  to Falmouth, Jamaica & Georgetown, Grand Cayman     http://rockandromancecruise.com/

9-10 Mar 

Bonita Blues Festival -- Riverside Park, Bonita Springs, FL  bonitablues.com            

9-10 Mar

DC Bluegrass Festival  -- Tysons Sheraton Hotel, Vienna, VA      http://dcbluegrassfest.org/

9-11 March

Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival -- Various Venues, Lanscaster, PA    http://www.lancasterrootsandblues.com/

9-18 Mar

South by Southwest Festival -- Austin, TX    sxsw.com 
International Film, Comedy and Music festivals with screenings, speakers, showcases and events.

10 March

Phoenix Blues Blast --  Phoenix, AZ        www.phoenixblues.org

16-18 Mar

Steel City Blues (and Dancing) Festival – Pittsburgh, PA     www.steelcitybluesfestival.com

15 Mar

Love Rocks NYC!  -- Beacon Theater, New York, NY      https://loverocksnyc.com

16-17 Mar

River City Blues Festival – Marietta, OH      http://bjfm.org/blues-festival/