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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/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.

2017

SEPT

31 Aug-
Sept 4

Strawberry Music Festival --  Westside, Tuolumne, CA    strawberrymusic.com         New venue!
Hot Rize, Mavis Staples, Bryan Sutton Band, Jeff Austin Band, Amy Helm & the Handsome Strangers, Western Centuries, Kahulanui, Lindi Ortega, Laura Love, Painted Mandolin, Front , Banana Slug String Band, +

1-4 Sept

Greenbelt Labor Day Festival --  FREE – Greenbelt, MD     www.greenbeltlaborday.com   
Fast Eddies the Slowpokes, Nowhere Men, Original Moonlighters, Patty Reese, Johnny Seaton, Mary Shaver Band, Split 2nd

1-3 Sep

American Music Festival  -- Virginia Beach, VA    www.beachstreetusa.com
311, Rebelution, Michael Franti & Spearhead, 3 Doors Down, The Wallflowers, Vertical Horizon, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Little River Band +

1-3 Sept

Rhythm & Roots Festival -- Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI  (888) 855-6940    rhythmandroots.com    (10000)  New! Music All Day Friday
8/31 Thurs night: Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys  @ The Towers in Narragansett, RI

Fri: The Mavericks, The Squirrel Nut Zippers, Shinyribs, Alex Meixner Band, The Revelers, Say Darling, Jeffrey Broussard & Creole Cowboys, Los Texmaniacs, Pine Leaf Boys, Turtle Duhks  | Sat: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, MarchFourth!, Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys,Knickerbocker All Stars, Marcia Ball, Horace Trahan & the Ossun Playboys, Ten Strings & A Goatskin Shinyribs, Alex Meixner Band, Pine Leaf Boys, Los Texmaniacs, Big Sandy & the Flyrite Boys, Sarah Potenza & Ian Crossman, The Revelers, Turtle Duhks, Jeffrey Broussard & Creole Cowboys  | Sun:  Roseanne Cash, Natalie Macmaster & Donnell Leahy, New Orleans Suspects w/Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett, Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, The Revelers, Los Texmaniacs, Hat Fitz & Cara, Alex Meixner Band, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express, Gospel with Sarah Potenza, Christine Ohlman & Cara Robinson, Turtle Duhks, David Greely, Johnny Nicholas, Ed Poullard & Preston Frank, Hot Tamale Brass Band, Magnolia, Lil’ Anne & Hot Cayenne.

Sept

DC Blues Festival --  FREE -  Carter Barron Amphitheater, Washington, DC  (202)828-3028    dcblues.org       CANCELLED IN 2017!

1-3 Sep

Appaploosa  Skyline Ranch Resort, Front Royal, VA      http://www.appaloosafestival.com
Black Lilies, Scythian, Mipso, Penny & Sparrow, Billy Strings, Humming House, Marie Miller, Six String Soldiers, The Accidentals, Karikatura, Lowland Hum,
Bumper Jacksons, Gothard Sisters, Robbie Limon Band, Kevin Heider Band, The Fitzgeralds, The Collection, Bud;s Collective, Moore Brothers Band, Rebecca Roubion, Tellico, Bryan Elijah Smith, Kenny Kohlhaas Band, The Duskwhales, Low Water Bridge, Hllbilly Thomists, Little Hill Trio, Vinyl Tracks, Dead Man’s Hollow, Will Overman Band, Patrick Mahon, Little Hill Trio, Dan Arnold & Swingin Standards, +

1-3 Sept

Big Muddy Blues Festival – Laclede’s Landing,  St Louis, MO   bigmuddybluesfestival.com    
Marquise Knox, Big George Brock, Boo Boo Davis, Mondin Band, Mojo Syndrome, David Dee & Hot Trcks, Renee Smith, Paul Bonn & Bluesmen, Matt Lesch, Rough Grooves, Soulard Blues Band, Al Holiday & East Side Revue, Ground Floor Band, Kim Massie & Solid Senders, Devil’s Elbow, Gaslight Squares, +

2 Sept

Gypsy Moon Blues Festival – East Petersburg, PA     http://www.gypsymoonbluesfest.com/
like Shawan and the Wonton, Benjamin Vo, Bluestime and the Aardvark Felon. And, back by popular demand, Buzzard Luck'

3 Sept

Alonzo's Picnic --  Rosedale American Legion Hall, Rosedale, MD    410-744-2291   mojoworkin.com    BYOEverything (coolers allowed)
The Andy T Band w/Anson Funderburgh & Alabama Mike, Tas Cru & His Band of Tortured Souls, Vanessa Collier, East Coast Sound (Johnny Neel, Tommy Lepson, Dave Chappell, Pete Ragusa, Sonny Petrosky), Al Hill,

2-3 Sept

Blues, Views & BBQ Festival – Westport, CT    www.bluesviewsbbq.com
Baby Dynamite, Slam Alan, New Orleans Suspects, Paul Berrere and Fred Tackett, Bonerama, Galactic, School of Rock, Sisterhood Blues Project, Selwyn Birchwood, Anders Osborne, Deep Banana Blackout Taz and Friends, Elise Testone, James Casey, Jackson Kinchloe, Natalie Cressman  

7-10 Sep

Big Blues Bender Festival – Plaza Hotel & Casino,  Las Vegas, NV     www.bigbluesbender.com 

Dr John, Mavis Staples, Tab Benoit, Walter Trout, Anders Osborne, Shemekia Copeland, David Bromberg, Doyle Bramhall II, Curtis Salgado, Eric Gales, Southern Hospitality, Jimmy Hall  Bender Brass, Danielle Nicole Band, Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, Mike Zito, Toronzo Cannon, Carolyn Wonderland, Eric Johnson, The Paladians, Albert Castiglia, Davy Knowles, Laith Al-Saadi, Matt Schofield, Jack Mack & the Heart Attack, Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, Paul DesLauriers Band, Too Slim & the Taildraggers, Teresa James, MonkeyJunk, Jack Broadbent, Jesse Roper, Jesse Roper, Southern Avenue, Kirby Sewell Band, Casey Hensey Band w/Debbie Davies, Jason Ricci, Billy Price, Deanna Bogart, Mike Welch, Michael Ledbetter, Nick Schnebelen,

  8 Sep

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

8-10 Sep

National Folk Festival – Festival Park, Greensboro,  NC     FREE     http://nationalfolkfestival.com/
Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band, Lurrie Bells Chicago Blues Band, Dale Ann Bradley, Dark Water Rising, Feedel Band, Innov Gnawa, Kelsey Waldon, Marshall Ford Swing Band, Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac, Orquesta SCC, Fairfield Four, Tremé Brass Band, Marshall Ford Swing Band,

8-10 Sep

Mountain Song Festival – Brevard, NC   http://www.mountainsongfestival.com/
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Hot Rize, Steep Canyon Rangers, Sierra Hull, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Shannon Withworth & Barret Smith, Mipso, Steel Wheels, Molly Tuttle, Carolina Blue.

8-10 Sep

Wheatland Music Festival – Wheatland Place, Lancaster, PA    http://www.wheatlandmusic.org/
Feufollet, Molsky;s Mountain Drift, La Cave Tap Reunion, Radney Foster, Bootstrap Boys, Avi Lesser’s Jug Band, Adrian & Meredith, Drew Nelson & Hwy 2, +

9-10 Sep

Virginia Beach Fall Wine Festival  -- Virginia Beach, VA    www.beachstreetusa.com

9 Sep

San Diego Blues Festival -- Embarcadero Marina Park, San Diego, CA        http://sdbluesfest.com/
Mavis Staple, Joe Louis Walker, Califoria Honeydrops, Rick Estrin & Night Cats, Leo Bud Welch, Blue Largo, TJ & Suitcase, Missy,Mercedes & Sharifah,

Chris James, Patrick Rynn & Aki Kumar

9 Sep

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

9-10 Sep

Russian River Blues Festival – Johnson Beach,  Guerneville, CA     http://russianriverfestivals.com/  
Jonny Lang, Brian Cubertson, Bobby Rush, Raul Midon, Moreland & Arbuckle, Igor Prado, Comos Alleycats, The Retroz,

12-17 Sept

Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival  -- Fredericton, NB, Canada      www.harvestjazzandblues.com    
Steve Earl & the Dukes, StevenPage, Bruce Cockburn, Martha Wainright, The Revivalists, Marcus King Band, Lettuce, Muddy Magnolias, Colin James, Matt Anderson & Bona Fide, Earthbound, Atlas Road Crew, Sloan, Amasha Hines, Hip Abduction, Honeyboys, Terra Lightfoot, Alex Cuba, +

Sept

Pennsylvania Blues Festival  --  Split Rock Resort, Lake Harmony, PA      http://www.pennsylvaniabluesfestival.com       Cancelled for 2017

14-16 Sept

Hoppin' John Old-Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers' Convention--  Pittsboro, NC    http://shakorihillsgrassroots.org/
Donna the Buffalo,

15-17 Sept

Niagara Falls Blues Festival – Niagara Falls, NY      http://niagarafallsbluesfest.org/
Bob Margolin, The Nighthawks,

15-17 Sept

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

Dwight Yoakam, Judah & The Lion, Jerry Douglas Presents Earls of Leicester, Son Volt, Rodney Crowell, Deer Tick, Infamous Stringdusters, Mark O'Connor  Band, SteelDrivers, Langhorne Slim, Mandolin Orange, Dead Man Winter, Hiss Golden Messenger, Black Lillies, Amanda Shires, Southern Culture on the Skids, Will Hoge, Whiskey Gentry, Zach Deputy, Dustbowl Revival, Chris Knight, American Aquarium, Billy Strings, Cactus Blossoms, Jesse McReynolds & The Virginia Boys, The Deslondes, Ron Gallo, Front Country, Love Canon, Way Down Wanderers, Mile Twelve, Elliot Root, SUSTO, Becky Buller Band, Folk Soul Revival, Annabelle's Curse, Lillie Mae, Lonesome River Band, David Peterson & 1946, Amythyst Kiah, Petunia & Vipers, Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, Paul Cauthen Lilly Winwood, Hoots & Hellmouth, Tim Easton Colter Wall, Devon Gilfillian, Bill & Belles,10 String Symphony, Adam Graybeal's Hillbilly Soul, Annie Robinette, Beth Snapp, Bones of JR Jones, The Broadcast, C2 & Brothers Reed, Carson Peters & Iron Mountain, Charlie Parr, Charm City Junction, Chrome Pony "Hello Stranger" w/Dale Jett, David Gans, Demon Waffle Ed Snodderly, Jason "Hoss" Hicks & His Southsiders, The Lawsuits, Po' Ramblin' Boys, Sally & George, Tellico Tyler Childers, Vandoliers, Virginia Ground, Whiskey Shivers, 49 Winchester, Ali Epperson, Billy Crawford Band, Boots on the Ground Bluegrass Band, Breaking Tradition, Briana Atwell Chris Jamison, Circus #9, Cookin' With Grass, Cotton Hill, The Corklickers, Corrina Rose Logston & Jeremy Stephens. US Navy Band Country Current, Dan Deel, Dead Tongues, Dread Scots, Farmer Jason, Farmhouse Ghost, Folk Alt., Fritz & Co, Green Fingers, Harper & the Bears, My New Favorites, Honey Badgers,  JV Squad, Hello October, Indighost, Jake Quillin Band, James Meadows Jonathan Vassar & The Badlands, JP. Parsons & American Bandwagon, Kacey Buchanan, Kindest People, Marshall Ballew, Minute After Midnight, Old Heavy Hands, Pierceton Hobbs, Possum Creek Playboys, Reagan Boggs, Rhythm & Roosevelts, Ron Short & Possum Playboys, Scotty Melton, Sheets Family Band, These Are The Angles, Tiny Mountains, Wise Old River, +

15-17 Sept

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

Bonnie Raitt, Steve Winwood, TajMo: Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band, Anders Osborne, Benjamin Booker, Blind Boys of Alabama, Tab Benoit, Record Company, Samanatha Fish, Magpie Salute, Delbert McClinton & The Self Made Men, Ben Miller Band, Eric Lindell, Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, Chicano Batman, Robert Finley, Alabama Slim, Jack Broadbent, Monkey Junk, Del Gres, JW Jones +

16 Sept

ETC Concert at the Point – Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA      festevents.org   

19-20 Sep?

Hot Springs Blues & BBQ Festival – Oakland Park, Hot Springs, AR     www.hsbluesbbq.com

19 Sep?

Chili Blues & Brews Festival --  Lumos Plaza, Waynesboro, VA       www.virginiachili.com      

19 Sep?

FarmAid Festival   FirstMerit Bank Pavilion @ Northerly Island   Chicago, Ill    https://www.farmaid.org

19 Sep?

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

Sept

Bluebird Blues Festival  -- PG Community College, Largo, MD       Cancelled for 2017

20 Sep?

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

21-24 Sep

Watermelon Park Festival -  Berryville, VA (540) 955-1621     www.watermelonparkfest.com      (line-up 5/23)
Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, Del McCoury Band, Keller Williams, Quebe Sisters, Seldom Scene, Dead South, Molly Tuttle, Mile Twelve, Bumper Jacksons, Danny Barnes Trio, Furnace Mountain, Front Country, The Woodshedders, The Ingramettes, Cabin Creek Boys, Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartetw/Rachel Eddy,  Megan Downes & City Stompers, +

21-23 Sep

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

21-23Sep

Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival   --  Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, VA  (540)461-0954    www.nothinfancybluegrass.com  
Nothin Fancy,  Doyle Dawson & Quicksilver, Circa Blue, Deer Creek Boys, Little Roy & Lizzy, Ronnie Reno & Reno Tradition, Jesse Alexander Band, Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers, Commonwealth Bluesgrass, Mark Templeton & Pocket Change, Volume Five, Malpass Brothers, Jeff Scroggins & Colorado.

23 Sep

Ribtoberfest  – Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA      festevents.org   


23-24 Sep

Bourbon & Beyond Festival   --  Louisville, KY      http://bourbonandbeyond.com
Stevie Nicks, Eddie Vedder, Steve Miller Band, Band of Horses, Joe Bonamassa, Gary Clark Jr, Paul Rodgers, Amos Lee, Buddy Guy, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Kenny Wayne Shepperd, Jonny Lang, G Love & Special Sauce, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, ZZ Ward, Fantasic Negrito, Nikki Lane, Shawn James & Shapeshifters, Kiefer Sutherland, +

29 Sep-
1 Oct

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

29-30 Sep

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

28 Sept-
 1 Oct

Bluegrass by the Bay Festival – Castwawys Campground,  Berlin, MD     http://ocbluegrass.com/
Blue Highway, The Boxcars, Breaking Grass, Code Blue, Darrell Webb Band, Flaland Drive, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Hard Knox, Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers, John O’Dell & Windy Ridge, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Lonesome River Band, Mill Run, Seldom Scene, Saltwater String Band,

29 Sept-
 1 Oct

Mighty Mississippi Music Festival   Warfield Point Park,  Greenville, MS     http://www.mightymississippimusicfestival.com

25-29 Sep?

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

26 Sep?

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

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     

4-7 Oct

Bluegrass Island – Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC     www.bluegrassisland.com

Stoney Cree, Ray Mullins & Radio Ramblers, Darrell Webb, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Gibson Brothers, Irene Kelley, Steve Dilling & Sideline, Michael Cleveland  Flamekeeper, Nothin Fancy, Flatt Lonesome, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Love Cannon, Code Blue,

4-7 Oct

King Biscuit Blues Festival - Helena, AR  (870) 572-5223     www.kingbiscuitfestival.com       
Tab Benoit, Mississippi Big Foot, Sonny Burgess, Sterling Billingsley, Chris O’Leary, Rodney Block, Joe Louis Walker  | JJ Grey & Mofro, Dylan Bishop, Tracy Nelson & The Bel Airs, Reba Russell, Nikki Hill, Anson Funderburgh & Rockets, Paul Thorn, Six Strings Andrew, Grace Kuch, DR Diamond & Birthright Blues Project, Carl “Stud” White, Spoonfed Blues w/Mississippi Spoonman, Akeem Kemp Band, Leo “Bud” Welch, CW Gatlin Band, Wampus Cats, Veronika Jackson, Big George Brock & His Houserockers w/Renee Smith, James “Taildragger” Jones Band  |  Warren Haynes & Gov’t Mule, Marcus Cartwright, Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith, Bob Stroger & Bob Margolin, Jack Pearson, Bruce Katz,  Larry McCray, Andy T Band w/Alabama Mike, Deak Harp, Libby Ray Watson, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, Rev John Wilkins Band, DuWayne Burnside Band, Phillips County Community Choir, Chris K, Phillip Stackhouse Band, Ready Boyz, New Life Singers, Chicken Bone Reunion Band w/Brotha Ric Patton, Dixie Wonders, Angelic Voices, Spiritual Keys,  God’s Children, West Coast Blues Review w/Fillmore Slim, Bob Holloway & The Southern Sons

5-8 Oct

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

6-8 Oct

Tennessee Fall Homecoming  -- Historic Museum of Appalachia, Clinton, TN
The Steeldrivers, Lee Ann Womack, Earls of Leicester,

6-8 Oct
and
13-15 Oct

Austin City Limits Music Festival  -- Austin, TX    aclfestival.com   
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance The Rapper, The Killers, Gorillaz, Martin Garrix, The xx, Ice Cube, Ryam Adams, Solange, The Head & the Heart, Run the Jewels, Foster the People, Spoon, Vance Joy, Zhu, Tove Lo, Milky Chance, Portugal the Man, Bonobo, Crystal Castles,  Eagles of Death Metal, Mutemath, Live, The Revivalists, Royal Blood, Alison Wonderland, James Vincent McMorrow, Grace Vanderwaal, Brothers Osborne, Dreamcar, Hamilton Leithauser, Missio, Lemon Twigs, Big Wild, Whitney, Thundercat, Xavier Omar,  Dale & Ray, Asleep at the Wheel, Band of Heathens, Methyl Ethyl, Parker Milsap, ++

6-8 Oct

Reading Blues Fest  -- Various Locations, Reading, PA
Kenny Neal, Samantha Fish, Deb Callahan, The Bluesmasters, Alexis P Suter, Mikey Junior, Berks Horns, Kevin McCann, Blind Boy Paxton, Dave Mell Blues Band,  Robert Cray Band, Slam Allen Blues Band, Josh Taylor’s Next Gen Blues, Jonny Lang, Dan Fuchs Duo, +

6-8 Oct

The Festy Experience   Oak Ridge Farm,  Arrington, VA      www.thefesty.com

The Infamous Stringdusters, Ani DiFranco, Drive-By Truckers, Elephant Revival, Sam Bush Band, Beats Antique, Jerry Douglas Band, Joan Osborne, Travelin' McCourys, Sierra Hull, Danny Barnes & Nick Forster, EmiSunshine, Garrettgrass Gospel Hour, Della Mae, Cabinet, Shook Twins, Billy Strings, Sarah Siskind & Sunliner Carl Anderson, Phoebe Hunt, Love Canon, Maggie Koerner, Dori Freeman, Erin Lunsford, Gallatin Canyon, Tara Mills, +

6-8 Oct

Daytona Blues Festival  -- Jackie Robinson Ballpark, Daytona Beach, FL     daytonabluesfestival.com 
Vanessa Collier, Long Tall Deb, Colin John, Sena Earnhardt, Carolyn Wonderland, Shakura S’Aida, Tas Cru & His Band of Tortured Souls, Souliz Band, Willie Green, Al Hill, Joe Louis Walker, Alvin Youngblood Hart Muscle Theory, Marcia Ball, Tinsley Ellis, Victor Wainright & the Train, Paul DesLauriers.

8-15 Oct

Amelia Island Jazz Festival – Amelia Island, FL   http://www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.com/

Nestor Tores, Trio Caliente, Roaseanna Vitro, Les DeMerle, Mike Levin, Lisa Kelly, Dennis Marks, Al Waters, JB Scott, Don Zentz, Doug Matthews, +

12-15 Oct

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

8-11 Oct?

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

13-15 Oct

Austin City Limits Music Festival  -- Austin, TX    aclfestival.com   
see listing for Oct  6-8

9-11 Oct?

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

9-10 Oct?

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

13-15 Oct

Richmond Folk Festival  Richmond, VA     richmondfolkfestival.org  

9-10 Oct?

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

9-11 Oct?

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

9-11 Oct?

Hickory Oktoberfest – Hickory, NC    www.hickoryoctoberfest.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   

13-15 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        

 

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

18-19 Oct?

American Roots Music & Arts Festival – Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC   http://festivals.jambase.com/festival/american-roots-music-arts-festival-2015

15-20 Oct

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

14-15 Oct

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

Roomful of Blues, 

23-25 Oct?

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

21-28 Oct

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise –Ft Lauderdale, FL to Aruba, Curacao & Half Moon Cay, Bahamas   www.bluescruise.com 
Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal & Keb Mo, Elvin Bishop, Booker T Jones, Bettye LaVette, Tommy Castro & Painkillers, John Nemeth, G Love & Special Sauce, Vanessa Collier, Monster Mike Welch, Royal Southen Brotherhood, Ruthie Foster, James Hunter Six, Samantha Fish, Victor Wainright & Wildroots Revue, Coco Montoya, Mr Sipp, Chris Cain, Wee Willie Walker & Frank Bey, John Mooney Band, Marcus King Band, Chubby Carrier & Bayou Swamp Band,  California Honeydrops, Cedric Burnside Project, Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram, Mitch Woods, California Hoenydrop, Rev Billy C Wirtz, ++

24 Oct?

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

30 Oct?-
1 Nov

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

1-8 Nov?

Malt Shop Memories Cruise -  Ft Lauderdale, FL     http://maltshopcruise.com/

13-15 Nov?

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

4 Nov

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

5-12 Nov

Malt Shop Memories Cruise  --   Ft Lauderdale, FL to  Philipsburg, St. Maarten,  St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda     http://maltshopcruise.com/
The Beach Boys, Dion, Benda Lee, Bobby Rydell, Jan & Dean’s Beach Party w/ Dean Torrence,  The Righteous Brothers: Bill Medley & Bucky Heard,

Jay & The Americans, Brian Hyland, The Vogues, The Contours, Danny & The Juniors ,  Joe Terry, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Emil Stucchio and The Classics, Spanky’s Gang, The Devotions, The Everly Brothers Experience – A Tribute to the Everly Brothers,

9-12 Nov

Riverhawk Festival -- Brooksville, FL  lindentertainment.com 
Black Lillies, Ray Wy.ie Hubbard, Ana Egge & the Sentimentals, Chris Smither, Dust Bowl Revival, Bill ‘Sauce Boss’ Wharton, Fly By Nite Rounders, Trinity River Band, Lagerheads, Bill Blue & the Key West Revue, Mustang Sally & Hamjoes, +

1-2 Dec

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

Joe Louis Walker, Curtis Salgado, Sugar Blue, Chubby Carrier  Bayou Swamp Band, Nock Moss Band, Vanessa Collier, Sean Chambers Band, Brody Buster, TC Carr & Bolts of Blue, Doug Deming & Jewel Tones, Damon Fowler & Matt Walker,

?? Dec

Christmas Jingle Jam – US Celluar Arena, Asheville, NC     www.xmasjam.com
Govt Mule, Bob Weir, Michael McDonald, Jamey Johnson, Allison Krauss,

2018

2-7 Jan

Moody Blues Cruise --  Norwegian Cruise Lines,  Miama, FL   

Delbert's Sandy Beaches Cruise --  Miami, FL   to   Antigua & St Croix     delbert.com 
Delbert McClinton, Marcia Ball,

20-25 Jan

Southern Rock Cruise --   Tampa, FL  to Falmouth, Jamaica & Georgetown, Grand Cayman    http://southernrockcruise.com
38 Special, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws, Molly Hatchet, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Wet Willie, Louisiana's LeRoux, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, Black Stone Cherry, Curt Towne Band, Live At The Fillmore: A Tribute to the Allman Brothers and  Lynyrd Skynyrd (onx` 1/22/18 in Jamaica),

27 Jan -
3 Feb

Soul Train Cruise  -- Ft Lauderdale, FL  to St Maarten, St Croix & Half Moon Cay   http://soultraincruise.com/
Charlie Wilson, Pointer Sisters, Jeffrey Osborne, Eddie  Levert, The Whispers, The Spinner,The Temptation Review, Gerald Alston, Howard Hewett, Rose Royce, Maxi Priest, The Trammps, Men of Soul, Urban Guerilla Orchestra, Barry White Tribute, Alfreda Gerald, Keith & Leslie Ferguson +

3-10 Feb

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise –Ft Lauderdale, FL to St Maarten  & St Kitts      http://musiccruise.com/
Alabama, Larry Gatlin & Gatlin Brothers, Mickey Gilley, Lorrie Morgan, Bobby Bare, Jim Stafford, Johnny Lee, T Graham Brown, Dailey & Vincent, Lacy J Dalton, Asleep At The Wheel, Jeannie Seely, Wade Hayes, Chuck Mead and His Grassy Knoll Boys, +

4-11 Feb

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise –Ft Lauderdale, FL to Antigua, St Kitts & Grand Turk   (888) BLUESIN    www.bluescruise.com
Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal Trio,  Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Revue Blues Cruise, Original Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue (Tommy Castro Band, Magic Dick, Ronnie Baker Brooks & Deanna Bogart), Tab Benoit, Charlie Musselwhite, Willie Clayton, Walter Trout, Neal Brothers, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Shemekia Copeland, Kenny Neal Band w/Tyree Neal, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Trampled Under Foot, Commander Cody Band, Southern Hospitality (Damon Fowler, Victor Wainwright, JP Soars), Colin James, Jon Cleary & Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Legendary Il Sont Partis Band (Buckwheat Zydeco Band), Deanna Bogart Band, Zac Harmon, Nellie Tiger Travis, Marquise Knox, Quinn Sullivan, Vasti Jackson, Nathan James, Dawn Tyler Watson, Reverend & Breezy Peyton, Randy Oxford, Mitch Woods Club 88, Eden Brent, Lady Bianca, Jimmy Voegeli, Deanna Bogart, Marty Sammon, Shinetop

24 Feb -
3 Mar

Flower Power Cruise  -- Ft Lauderdale, FL to Oranjestad, Aruba & Willemstad, Curacao     http://flowerpowercruise.com/
Herman's Hermits w/Peter Noone, The Hollies, The Turtles w/Flo & Eddie, The Rascals, The Guess Who, The Grass Roots, The Association,  Family Stone, Canned Heat, The Buckinghams, The Cowsills, Mitch Ryder & Detroit Wheels, 50 Summers of Love w/ Micky Dolenz, Mark Lindsay & The Fab Four,  +

2-4 March

McDowell Mountain Music Festival -- Scottsdale, AZ    mmmf.net

3-8 March

70s Rock & Romance Cruise – Ft Lauderdale, FL  to Falmouth, Jamaica & Georgetown, Grand Cayman     http://rockandromancecruise.com/
Styx, Michael McDonald, America, War, The Guess Who, BJ Thomas, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Badfinger w/Joey Molland. Poco. Abbey Road on the River presents Hal Bruce, +

 

6-15 April

Berks Jazz Festival -- Reading, PA  (610) 898-7298         berksjazzfest.com
Gerald Albright, Patti Austin, Jonathan Butler, Berks Groove Project, Fourplay, Jason Miles, Graham Central Station, Snarky Puppy, Jeff Bradshaw, New Urban Jazz Party, Nick Colionne, Jon Cleary, Shemekia Copeland, Selwyn Birchwood, Jarekus Singleton, Carolyn Wonderland, FourPlay, Keiko Matsui, Moreland & Arbuckle, Fourplay, Alexis P Suter, Will Downing, Gerald Albright, Artimus Pyle, Vanessa Collier,  Hot Club of Reading, Bobby Lyle,Chuck Loeb & Friends, Jim Brckman, Marcus Miller, Branford Marsalis, Four80East, Avalon Jazz Band, Everette Harp & Friends, Rick Braun, Pat Martino Organ Trio, +