Marcia4Music.com

This list is an attempt to gather information about stuff that is of interest me and is not genre specific.
Please call the venue to verify events in case of cancellations and for show times

Some other good websites for local DC/Balt information on music and dancing are
www.foolsnightout.com      http://www.wherewegotozydeco.com    http://mojoworkin.com/mojoboard/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3  

DC  http://www.washingtonpost.com/gog/dc-music-venues.html       http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/arts
BALTIMORE  http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music     
http://weekly.citypaper.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SEPT

1-4 Sep

Strawberry Music Festival --  Westside, Tuolumne, CA    strawberrymusic.com        (camping on-site)
Leftover Salmon, The Del McCoury Band, Los Lobos, Ruthie Foster, Asleep at the Wheel, Shinyribs, Mandolin Orange, Run Boy Run, Anne & Pete Sibley, Howell Devine, Session Americana, Shannon McNally, The Lil’ Smokies, David Luning, +

2-5 Sept

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

3 Sept

Hot Licks Bluesfest  -- Granville, OH       https://www.facebook.com/HotLicks-Bluesfest-233461565685/?fref=ts
Lil Ed & Blues Imperials,

2-4 Sept

American Music Festival  -- Virginia Beach, VA    www.beachstreetusa.com
Ozomatli, RDGLDGRN, 311, UB40, The Wallflowers, Culture Club,

2-4 Sept

Rhythm & Roots Festival -- Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI  (888) 855-6940    rhythmandroots.com    (10000)    (camping on-site)
Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Lucinda Williams, Dave Grisman Sextet Matt Andersen & Bona Fide, Orchestre Royal, Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, Roddie Romero, Kevin Wimmer, Eric Adcock, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, Dave & Ph­il Alvin, Donna the Buffalo,  Knickerbocker All Stars, Sarah Potenza, Uncle Earl Reunion, Dustbowl Revival, Duke Robillard, Roomful of Blues, Revelers, Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur, HONEYHONEY, The HoneyCutters, Los Texmaniacs, Hat Fitz & Cara, Willie J Laws, Cedryl Ballou & the Zydeco Trendsetters, Just Us Western Swing All Stars, Waylon Thibodeaux, Occidental Gypsy Jazz Band, Ed Poullard & Preston Frank, +++

3 Sept

DC Blues Festival --  FREE - Washington, DC  (202)828-3028    dcblues.org 
Slam Allen Band, Jackie Scott & House Rockers, Lauren Mitchell Band, Countess Williams Band, DC Mudd.

4 Sept

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

2-4 Sept

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

3-4 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   

8-11 Sept

Big Blues Bender Festival – Plaza Hotel & Casino,  Las Vegas, NV     www.bigbluesbender.com       http://www.sincitysoulandbluesrevival.com/
Keb Mo, Delbert McClinton, Beth Hart, Tab Benoit, Roy Rogers & Delta Rhythm Kings, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Jimmy Thackery & Drivers, Samantha Fish, Kenny Neal, John Nemeth, Jarekus Singleton, Victor Wainwright & Wildroots, Albert Cummings, Bernard Allison, Mr Sipp, Anthony Gomes, Moreland & Arbuckle, Mingo Fishtrap, Roxy Roca, Brandon Santini, JW Jones, Deanna Bogart, Randy Oxford, Jimmy Carpenter, +

9-11 Sept

Blues at the Beach Festival - 17th St Stage, Virginia Beach, VA         ** CANCELLED PERMANENTLY

9-11 Sept

National Folk Festival – Festival Park, Greensboro,  NC     FREE     http://nationalfolkfestival.com/

9-11 Sept

Bull Durham Blues – Durham, NC     http://hayti.org/music/     http://bulldurhambluesfestival.com/
Lil Ed & Blues Imperials,

9-11 Sept

Mountain Song Festival – Brevard, NC   http://www.mountainsongfestival.com/

Steeldrivers, Earls Of Leicester, Tim O'Brien, Darrell Scott, Steep Canyon Rangers, Jerry Douglass, Dom Flemons, Shannon Whitworth, Kruger Brothers, Kontras Quartet, Front Country, +

9-11 Sept

Wheatland Music Festival – Wheatland Place, Lancaster, PA    http://www.wheatlandmusic.org/
Asleep at the Wheel, Charlie Musselwhite, Gibson Bothers, Solas, Bruce Daigrepont, Mike + Ruthy Band, Three Women and the Truth, Adonis Puentes, Cactus Blossoms, Black Twig Pickers, Go Rounds, Delilah DeWylde, Mark Lavengood Bluegrass Bonanza +

10 Sept

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

10 Sept

San Diego Blues Festival -- Embarcadero Marina Park, San Diego, CA        http://sdbluesfest.com/
Los Lobos, Bobby Rush, Nikki Hill, Watermelon Slim, Chris Cain, Bey Paule Band, Wee Willie Walker,

12-13 Sept

Russian River Blues Festival – Johnson Beach,  Guerneville, CA     www.omegaevents.com

13-18 Sept

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

15-18 Sept

OC Bikefest  --  Various Venues in Ocean City,MD     www.ocbikefest.com

17-20 Sept

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

16 Sept

Roadhouse Bluesfest – Jonathan’s Landing,   Magnolia, DE    www.centraldelawareblues.com
Victor Wainwright & Wild Roots, Betty Fox Band, Ron Spencer Band, Deb Callahan, Anthony Swamp Dog Clark, Barrelhouse.

16-18 Sept

Pennsylvannia Blues Festival  --  Split Rock Resort, Lake Harmony, PA      http://www.pennsylvaniabluesfestival.com

Ronnie Earl & Broadcasters, Guy Davis, Mikey Junior Blues Revue, Kenny Neal, Buckwheat Zydeco, Zac Harmon, Blackburn, Anthony Geraci & Boston Blues Allstars (Darrell Nulisch, Tony Lynn Washington, Monster Mike Welsh, Michelle "Evil Gal" Wilson, Michael "Mudcat"Ward & Marty Richards), Slam Allen, Toronzo Cannon, Gaye Adegbalola & Wild Rutz, Campbell Brothers, Andy T Nick Nixon Band, Vanessa Collier, Delmark Chicago Revue (Mike Wheeler Band w/Jimmy Burns, Peaches Staten), Harrison Kennedy, Beareather Reddy, 

16-18 Sept

Niagara Falls Blues Festival – Niagara Falls, NY      http://www.niagarafallsbluesfest.org/
John Primer, Shawn Holt & Teardrops, Eddie Shaw & Wolfgang, Mac Arnold & Plate of Blues, Chris O’Leary Band, Popa Chubby, Tommy Z Band, Lil Ed & Blues Imperials,  John Mayall & BluesBreakers, The Electra, Aces & Eights, Marcia McWilson.

16-18 Sept

Bristol Rhythm and Roots – Bristol, TN     http://www.bristolrhythm.com/     (camping on-site)

Loretta Lynn, TBA, Indigo Girls, Houndmouth, Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Marty Stuart, Keller Williams, Hayes Carll, Darrell Scott Band, The Mantras, Cracker, Steep Canyon Rangers, Scythian, Mike Farris, Unknown Hinson, HONEYHONEY, Tyler Bryant & Shakedown, Balsam Range, Larry Sparks, Noah Gundersen, Hot Club of Cowtown, Joe Purdy, Folk Soul Revival Jill Andrews, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Liz Vice, Lonely Biscuits, Roadkill Ghost Choir, Elliott Root, Mipso, Front Country, EmiSunshine, The Derailers, John Moreland, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Wild Reeds, Seth Walker, Woody Pines, The Americans, Los Colognes, Blair Crimmins & Hookers David Peterson & 1946, Forlorn Strangers, Mountain Faith, Becky Buller, David Gans, Dave Eggar, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Harris Brothers, Levi Lowrey, Way Down Wanderers, TBD, Weather Machine, The Tillers, Midatlantic Annabelles Curse, this mountain, Amythyst Kiah Bill & the Belles, Josh Daniel &Mark Shimick Project, BRUNS, C2 & Brother Reeds, Clear Plastic Masks, Andrew Scotchie & River Rats, Ben Gilmer Chris Jamison, Fritz The Redux, Fiddlin’ Carson Peters Band, Natasha Borzilova, Avers Dead Horses, Ryley Walker, A Great Disaster, Adam Lawson, Beth Snapp Band, Billy Crawford Band, Boots On The Ground Bluegrass Band, Breaking Tradition, Brushy Rides, Carol Torch Torricelli, Carolina Catskins, Eli Fox, Corbin Hayslett, Crooked Road Ramblers, Cumberland River, Demon Waffle, Dexter Ramey & Friends, Dirk Quinn Band, Dori Freeman, E Young & Friends, Emery Reid & Shady Appalachia, Empty Bottle String Band, grand shell game, HB Beverly, Handsome & Humbles, Indighost, Jake & Comet Conductors, Jim Lloyd, Kacey Buchanan, Latrelle, Liam Purcell, Mark Webb, Marshall Ballew, Mic Harrison & High Score Monster Atlantic, Old Heavy Hands, Pale Root, Paul Lee Kupfer, PJ Steelman Rob Nance & Lost Souls, Scratch River Telegraph, Sigean Spencer Branch, Steve Gilbert, Steven Wesley, Symphony Rags Tennessee Stifflegs, The Boys, Honey Badgers, Kindest People, Kodiak Brotherhood, Local Honeys, Pointer Brothers, Worthless Son-in-Laws, Travis Atwell, Trevor McKenzie, West End String Band,  Successful Failures, Wires & Wood, Wise Old River

16-18 Sept

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

Joe Walsh, Guy Clarke Jr, Jason Isbell, Shakey Graves, Anders Osborne, North Mississippi Allstars, Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, Vintage Trouble, Con Rio, Colin Lake, Mitch Woods, Shovels & Rope, Samantha Fish, Jamestown Revival, California Honeydrops, Troy Walker, Little Freddie King, Jimmy Thackery & Drivers, Moreland & Arbuckle, Delgado Brothers, Reverend Deadeye, Jonathan Boogie Long, + +

17 Sept

2 Left Feet Blues FestivalMiddlefiled, CT   www.2leftfeetbluesfestial.com
Tas Cru, Mark Telesca, Mighty Soul Drivers, Jake Kulak & the Lowdown, Balkun Brothers

19-20 Sept

Hot Springs Blues & BBQ Festival – Oakland Park, Hot Springs, AR      http://spacityblues.org/bluesfest.html

24 Sept

Chili Blues & Brews Festival --  Lumos Plaza, Waynesboro, VA       www.virginiachili.com     
Lil Ed & Blues Imperials,   +

19 Sept

FarmAid Festival   FirstMerit Bank Pavilion @ Northerly Island   Chicago, Ill   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

18 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  

22-25 Sept

Watermelon Park Festival -  Berryville, VA (540) 955-1621     www.watermelonparkfest.com    (camping on-site)
David Grisman, Sam Bush, Mark O’Connor Band, Sieraa Hull, Reverlers, Taarka, Town Mountain, Furnace Mountain, Woodshedders, Dori Freeman,
Mountain Drifters, Black Marsala, Colebrook Road, Honey Dewdrops, Wild Ponies, Spruce Brothers, Maggie Ingram & Ingramettes

30 Sept –

2 Oct

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

23-24 Sept

Boogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival – Cassidy Park, Bogalusa, LA     www.bogalusablues.com
Tab Benoit, Samantha Fish, Paul Thorn,

26-27 Sept

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

23-25 Sept

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

24 Sept

Rib-tober Festival – Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA

25 Sept

Laid Back Festival  Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO
Gregg Allman, ZZ Top, Richie Furay, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Gabriel Kelly, Levon, Lucie Silvas, People’s Blues of Richmond

30 Sept –

2 Oct

Mighty Mississippi Music Festival – Warfield Point Park   Greenville, MS   http://www.mightymississippimusicfestival.com
Revivalist, Dead Soldiers, Chris LeBlanc, Hackensaw Boys, Kingfish, Southern Halo, Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, Maren Morris, Steve Azar & Kings Men, Ryan Bingham, G Love & Special Sauce, +

OCT

30 Sep – 2 Oct

      & 7-9 Oct

Austin City Limits Music Festival  -- Austin, TX    aclfestival.com   
RadioHead, Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Chainsmokers, Cage the Elephant, Cold War Kids, Band of Horses, M83, Haim, Flume, LL Cool J, Nathaniel Rateliff & Night Sweats, Flying Lotus, AWOLNATION, St Paul & Broken Bones, Corinne Bailey Rae, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, James Hunter Six, Asleep at the Wheel, Naked & Famous, Caveman, Avery Sunshine, +

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       

1-2 Oct

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

2 Oct

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

2 Oct

Gypsy Moon Blues Festival – East Petersburg, PA     http://www.gypsymoonbluesfest.com/

5-8 Oct

King Biscuit Blues Festival - Helena, AR  (870) 572-5223     www.kingbiscuitfestival.com       

6-9 Oct

Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival  -- FREE  Pittsboro, NC    http://shakorihillsgrassroots.org/    (camping on-site)
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Donna the Buffalo, AJ Ghent, Darlingside, Karma Thomas, Sarah Potenza,

8-11 Oct

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

7-9 Oct

Desert Trip Festival – Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA   www.coachella.com

Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan   |  Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real   |  Roger Waters, The Who

7-9 Oct

Austin City Limits Music Festival  -- Austin, TX    aclfestival.com   
see listing for Sept30-Oct 2

9-11 Oct

Gretna Heritage Festival -- Grenta, LA     http://www.gretnafest.com/

7-8 Oct

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

7-10 Oct

The Festy Experience    Roseland, VA      www.thefesty.com    (camping on-site)

9-11 Sept

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

7-9 Oct

Richmond Folk Festival  Richmond, VA     richmondfolkfestival.org  

7-8 Oct

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

7-9 Oct

Daytona Blues Festival  -- Jackie Robinson Ballpark, Daytona Beach, FL     daytonabluesfestival.com
Marcia Ball, Shakura S’Aida, Katy Guillen & Girls, Long Tall Deb, Vanessa Collier   |  Carolyn Wonderland, Tas Cru, Delgado Brothers, Willie Green Band, Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory  |  Tinsey Ellis, Sugaray Rayford Band, Paul Deslaurier’s Band, Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons, Victor Wainwright & Wildroots, ++

7-9 Oct

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

7-9 Oct

Hickory Oktoberfest – Hickory, NC    www.hickoryoctoberfest.com   

8-9 Oct

Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival  --  Fort Fisher Rec Area, Kure Beach, NC      http://www.pleasureislandnc.org/    
Jonny Lang, Kara Grainger, David Gerald, Gate City Divas, Urban Hill, Nina Repeta, Lynne & the Wave, Nelson & the Rock-a-fellas
Samantha Fish, Luxuriant Sedans, Snake Malone & Black Cat Bone, Benny Hill Trio, Max Levy & Hawaiian Shirts, Nita B & Swingin’ Soiree

13-16 Oct

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

15-18 Oct

Magnolia Music Festival    Live Oak,FL    http://www.magnoliafest.com   

15-18 Oct

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

14-16 Oct

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

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        

17-18 Oct

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

17-18 Oct

American Roots Music & Arts Festival – Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC  

16-21 Oct

Augusta Old-Time Fiddler’s Week – Elkins, WV    www.augustaheritagecenter.org

21-24 Oct

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

29-30 Oct

Pennsylvannia Music Festival  --  Split Rock Resort, Lake Harmony, PA      http://www.pennsylvaniamusicfestival.com
Spuyten Duyvil, Girls, Guns & Glory, Craig Thatcher & Friends, CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band, Devon Allman, Burning Bridget Cleary, Coal Town Rounders, Hannah Taylor& The Rekardo Lee Trio  |  Alexis P Suter & Ministers of Sound, Mason Porter, The Badlees, Paul Thorn, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Seth Walker, Spuyten Duyvil& Friends, Still Hand String Band

 29 Oct –
5 Nov

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise –San Juan, Puerto Rico to Barbados, Dominica, Grenada & Gaudaloupe  (888) BLUESIN  bluescruise.com 
Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Keb Mo Los Lobos, Johnny Rawls, John Hammond, Kenny Neal & Neal Family Band, Shemekia Copeland, Ana Popovic, Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, Southern Hospitality (Victor Wainwright, JP Soars & Damon Fowler), Albert Castiglia, Diunna Greenleaf, Chubby Carrier & Bayou Swamp Band, Quinn Sullivan, Tommy Castro Revue w/Debbie Davies, Mark Wenner & SugaRay Rayford, Trampled Under Foot Reunion, Roomful of Blues,  Tinsley Ellis, Super Chikan, Selwyn Birchwood, Rudy Rotta Band, Nick Moss, Michael Leadbetter, Eden Brent, Rev Billy C Wirtz, +

29 Oct

Laid Back Festival  Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA
Gregg Allman, ZZ Top, Blackberry Smoke, Michelle Malone, Kevin Kinney Band, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Stonerider, Gabriel Kelley

24 Oct

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

28-30 Oct

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

30 Oct –
6 Nov

Malt Shop Memories Cruise -  Ft Lauderdale, FL     http://maltshopcruise.com/
Frankie Valli & Four Seasons, Dionne Warwick, Ronnie Spector, The Lettermen, The Miracles, Girls Night Out, The Skyliners, Brooklyn Bridge, Bill Haley Jr & His Comets, Freddy Canon, Jay Siegel’s Tokens, Jerry Blavant,

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   

3 Dec

Bradenton Blues Festival – Bradenton Riverwalk,  Bradenton, FL   www.bradentonbluesfestival.org
Jason Ricci, Mark Hummel Golden State Lone Star Revue (w/Anson Funderburgh & Little Charlie), Damon Fowler, RW Gigsby, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Larry McCray, Sugar Ray & Blue Tones, Victor Wainright & Wild Roots, Slam Allen Band, +