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
DANCING www.foolsnightout.com      http://www.wherewegotozydeco.com
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
http://mojoworkin.com/mojoboard/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3  

 



SEPT

3-7 Sep

Strawberry Music Festival --  Westside, Tuolumne, CA    strawberrymusic.com         New venue!

4-7 Sept

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

4-6 Sept

Snowy Range Music Festival – Albany County Fairgrounds, Laramie, WY
Los Lonely Boys, Cherry Poppin  Daddies, Indigenous, Commander Cody, Trudy Lynn,  Billy Branch & SOBs, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Super Chikan, Blinddog Smokin, Steve Krase, Ann Harris, Nic Clark, Josh Hoyer & Shadowboxers, +

4-6 Sept

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

Steve Miller Band, Rebelution,The Wailers, G Love & Special Sauce, Sheryl Crow,

4-6 Sept

Rhythm & Roots Festival -- Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI  (888) 855-6940    rhythmandroots.com    (10000)
The Mavericks, Keb Mo, Lake Street Dive, Los Lobos, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Sarah Potenza, Marcia Ball, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band, Eilen Jewell, Matt Anderson, Ten Strings & A Goatskin, Della Mae, Hat Fitz & Cara, Dustbowl Revival, Miss Tess & The Talkbacks, Ed Poullard & Preston Frank,

5-6 Sept

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

Anders Osborne, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Sugar Blue, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Alexis P Suter, Joe Louis Walker, Dumpstafunk, Matt Schofield, Billy Iuso & Restless Natives, Honey Island Swamp Band, Relative Souls, School of Rock, Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Boogie Boys, Dan Stevens, Jake Kulak & Low Down, +

5-6 Sept

Mississippi Valley Blues Festival – LeClaire Park, Davenport, IA    http://mvbs.org
Alvin Youngblood Hart, Kinsey Report, Mike Zito, Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets,

5-6 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   

10-13 Sept

Big Blues Bender Festival – Riveria Hotel & Casino,  Las Vegas, NV     www.bigbluesbender.com       http://www.sincitysoulandbluesrevival.com/
BB King, Bobby Rush, Robert Randolph & Family Band, Tab Benoit, Walter Trout, Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Joe Lois Walker, Curtis Salgado, Janiva Magness, Nick Moss, Lisa Mann, Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat, Samantha Fish, Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, Mike Zito & WHeeel, Devon Allman, Quinn Sullivan, Southern Hospitality, Lee Boys, Candye Kane, Selwyn Birchwood, Josh Hoyer & Shadowboxers, Steepwater Band, Jimmy Carpenter & Deanna Bogart, Leon Blue +

10-13 Sept

Lockn – Interlocken Music Festival – Oak Ridge Farm,  Arrington, VA    www.locknfestival.com/
Anders Osborne, Fishbone, Galactic, Hot Tuna Acoustic, Keller Williams' Grateful Gospel, Little Feat, Phil Lesh & Friends, Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, Slightly Stoopid, St Paul & Broken Bones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Doobie Brothers, Doobie Incident, String Cheese Incident, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Umphrey's McGee, Widespread Panic, Willie Nelson,

11-12 Sept

Blues at the Beach Festival -- 17th St Stage, Virginia Beach, VA  (757)463-1675   http://www.natchelblues.org/events/BluesAtTheBeachFestival.html

Peterson Brothers, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Sugar Ray & Bluetones w/Mike Welch, Carl Weathersby, Jackie Scott & Housewreckers,

11-13 Sept

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

11-13 Sept

Niagara Falls Blues Festival – Niagara Falls, NY     www.niagarafallsbluesfest.org
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers, Howard & The White Boys, Mark Hummel, Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers, Charlie Musselwhite, Fabulous Thunderbirds w/Kim Wilson, Nighthawks, Eddie Shaw & Wolfgang, Aces & Eights,

11-12 Sept

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

15-20 Sept

Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival  -- Fredericton, NB, Canada      www.harvestjazzandblues.com 
Michael Franti & Spearhead, Greensky Bluegrass, Colin James, JJ Grey & Mofro, Galactic,  Matt Minglewood & Sam Moon, Canned Heat, Waylon Thibodeaux, Soul Rebels, The Record Company, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Hot Toddy, Oliver Jones Trio, Raoul & Big Time, Yukon Blonde, Matt Mays,Grand Theft Bus, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Silent Disco, Dub Antenna, Backyard Devils, +

12 Sept

2 Left Feet Blues Festival – Middlefiled, CT   www.2leftfeetbluesfestial.com
Balkun Brothers, EG Kight, Biscuit Miller & Mix, Gracie Curran & High Falutin Band, John Nemeth, Shaka & Soulshakers, James Montgomery Blues Bandm  +

12 Sept

In the Street Festival – Various Locations Downtown, Frederick,  MD    http://www.celebratefrederick.com/events/in-the-street/entertainment/  

19 Sept

Chili Blues & Brews Festival --  Lumos Plaza, Waynesboro, VA       www.virginiachili.com       
Chris Duarte, Memphis Gold,
 Anthony Rosano & the Conqueroos,  Fatty Lumpkin & the Love Hogs, Jon Spear Band.

11-12 Sept

Mountain Song Festival – Brevard, NC   www.mountatinsongfestival.com
Steep Canyon Rangers, Del McCoury Band, Ricky Skaggs, Milk Carton Kids, Larry Keel Experience, Shannon Whitworth, Red Wine, Sarah Siskind, Town Mountain

12-13 Sept

Wheatland Music Festival – Wheatland Place, Lancaster, PA
Savoy Family Cajun Band. Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys,

18-20 Sept

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

ZZ Top, Taj Mahal Trio, John Hiatt Combo, Sharon Jones & Dap-KIngs, Gregg Allman, Anders Osborne, Blind Boys of Alabama, Tab Benoit, Blackberry Smoke, The Revivalists, Otis Taykor, Rev Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Roy Rogers, Rich Robinson, Nathaniel Rateliff & Nightsweats, London Souls, Hillstomp, Leo Bud Welch, Cary Morin, CW Ayon, +

17-20 Sept

OC Bikefest  --  Various Venues in Ocean City,MD     www.ocbikefest.com
Doobie Brothers, REO Speedwagon, Great White, Kix,

18-19 Sept

Roadhouse Bluesfest – Jonathan’s Landing,   Magnolia, DE    www.centraldelawareblues.com
Nothin But Trouble, Bob Margolin, Albert Castigla, Mike Zito, Lower Case Blues.

17-20 Sept

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

18-19 Sep

Roadhouse  Blues Festival – Jonathan’s Landing Golf Course, Magnolia, DE   www.centraldelawareblues.com
Albert Castigla,

18-21 Sept

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

The SteelDrivers, Della Mae, The Suffers, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Fly Golden Eagle, Spirit Family Reunion, Dom Flemons, Micheal Cleveland & Flamekeepers, Dustbowl Revival,
Steve Earle & the Duke, Delbert McClinton, Rusted Root, Moon Taxi, Vintage Trouble, Dale Watson, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Samantha Fish, Tauk, Stray Birds, Quiet Life, Dom Flemons, Girls Guns & Glory, Lonesome River Band,  Jarekus Singleton, Rosie Flores, Boo Hanks, Fly Golden Eagle, Desert Noises, +

19-20 Sept

Hot Springs Blues & BBQ Festival – Oakland Park, Hot Springs, AR     www.hsbluesbbq.com
Los Lonely Boys, Keb Mo, Shemekia Copeland, John Calvin Brewer Band, Salt-n-Pepa, Stacy Mitchhart Band, Ben Rice Band, +

19 Sept

The Shindig  Music Festival – Carroll Park (Pigtown), Baltimore MD        www.theshindigbaltimore.com   
Godsmack, Stone Temple Pilots, Helmet, Anthrax, Rev Horton Heat, Clutch, Chevelle, Nothing More,

20 Sept

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

12-13 Sept

Russian River Blues Festival – Johnson Beach,  Guerneville, CA     www.omegaevents.com
Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal Trio, Jackie Greene, WAR, Kyle Eastwood, Dave Koz & Friends, Kenny Lattimore, Rad Trads, BB & the Blues Shack

24-27 Sept

Watermelon Park Festival -  Berryville, VA (540) 955-1621     www.watermelonparkfest.com  
Loretta Lynn, Hot Rize, Pokey LaFarge, Cedric Watson, Peter Rowan, Furnace Mountain, The Woodshedders, Bumper Jacksons, Barefoot Movement, Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers, Danny Knicely & Jack Dunlap, Maggie Ingram & the Ingramettes, Buds Collective, Family of Praise Choir, Mason Via,  +

24-27 Sept

Sunfest  -- Ocean City Inlet Ocean City,MD    http://ococean.com/sunfest
Tony Orlando, Wynonna & Big Noise, Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors,

24-27 Sept

Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival   --  Summersville Music Park, Summersville, WV   http://www.adamsbluegrass.com/Festivals.html
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Goldwing Express, Rhonda Vincent & Rage, Gene Watson, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Dailey & Vincent, The Marksmen, Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top X-press, Nothin' Fancy, The Bluegrass Brothers, Little Roy & Lizzie Show, ++

24-26 Sept

Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival   --  Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, VA  (540)461-0954      www.nothinfancybluegrass.com  
Nothin' Fancy, The Grascals, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Spinney Brothers, Goldwing Express, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, Chris Jones & The Nightdrivers, Flatt Lonesome, +

25-27 Sept

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

25 Sept

The Charm City Music Festival – Druid Hill Park, Baltimore MD        http://charmcitybluegrass.com    
Travelin McCourys, Wood Brothers, Seldom Scene, Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, Cris Jacobs, ,Bumper Jacksons, Manly Deeds, Charm City Junction, Grand Ol Ditch, Letitia VanSant, Chester River Runoff, The Herd on Main Street, Manly Deeds,

25-26 Sept

Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival – Cassidy Park, Bogalusa, LA     www.bogalusablues.com
Keb Mo, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Jon Cleary & Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Johnny Sansone, Mia Borders, Tinsley Ellis, Terry Harmonica Bean, Little Freddie King, +

26-27 Sept

San Diego Blues Festival -- Embarcadero Marina Park,  San Diego, CA        http://sdbluesfest.com/
Kim Wilson w/Anson Funderburg, Sue Palmer & Her Motel Swing Orchestra, John Mooney, Whitney Shay, The Paladins, Marcia Ball, James Cotton, Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials,
Bubba McCoy, Tomcat Courtney, Chris James & Patrick Rynn w/Henry Gray, Euphoria Brass Band, Bill Magee Blues Band, Billy Thompson, Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers, +

25-29 Sept

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

26 Sept

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

3-4 Oct

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

3 ?Oct

Chelsea West Festival – Norfolk, VA     http://ghentnorfolk.org/event/chelsea-west-fest/

3 ?Oct

Oak Barrel Blues Festival – Elmwood Park, Roanoke, VA    http://www.downtownroanoke.org/our-events/oak-barrel-blues-festival

2-3 Oct

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

4 Oct

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

2-4 Oct

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

2-3 Oct

Bona Fide Blues Festival  -- Overton Square, Memphis, TN    www.bonafidebluesfest.com
BoKeys, Billy Earnheart, Ghost Town Blues Band,

2-4 Oct
and
9-11 Oct

Austin City Limits Music Festival  -- Austin, TX    aclfestival.com   
Foo Fighters, Drake, The Strokes, Florence + the Machine, Hozier, Weekend, Disclosure, Bassnectar, Alabama Shakes, Modest Mouse, Tame Impala, Sturgill Simpson, Decemberists, Gary Clark Jr, Ben Howard, Billy Idol, TwentyOne Pilots, Dwight Yoakam, Father John Misty, Brandon Flowers, Echosmith, Royal Blood, Misterwives, Houndmouth, Boots, Daughter, Moon Taxi, Rhiannon Giddens, Shakey Graves, Drew Ahlcomb & Neighbors, Nightowls, Spirit Family Reunion, Night Drive, Riders Against the Storm, Asleep at the Wheel, Talk in Tongues, In the Whale, Boom Forest, KOA, Muddy Magnolias, Blessed, Motown Pete, Residual Kid, Levites, Pop Ups, Mako, ++

7-10 Oct

King Biscuit Blues Festival - Helena, AR  (870) 572-5223     www.kingbiscuitfestival.com        check on 4/27
Bobby Rush, Taj Mahal, Cate Brothers, Kentucky Headhunters, Zac Harmon, Brandon Santini, Robert Randolph & Family Band, Paul Thorn, Samantha Fish, Super Chickan, Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets, Sweet Angel, Big Jay Cummings, Jimmy Burns Band, Reba Russell, Wampus Cats, Billy Gibson, Eb Davis, Don McMinn, Ironing Board Slim, Big George Brock & House Rockers, Kenny Smith, Peterson Brothers, Bob Margolin & Bob Stroger, Lil Biscuit, Ruthie Foster, Lucky Peterson,

8-11 Oct

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

9-11 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

9-10 Oct

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

9-11 Oct

The Festy Experience – Devils Backbone Brewing Company,  Roseland, VA      www.thefesty.com
Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt, Infamous Stringdusters, Sam Bush Band, Brett Dennen, Larry Keel Experience, Cabinet, Spirit Family Reunion, Falco Brothers, Fruition, Down North, Carl Anderson, Shook Twins, Nora Jane Struthers & Party Line, Love Cannon, Erin & the Wildfire,

9-11 Oct

Richmond Folk Festival  Richmond, VA     richmondfolkfestival.org  
Shemekia Copeland, Danny Paisley & Southern Grass, Deacon John’s Jump Blues, Ensemble Shanbehzadeh, The Alt, Bruce Daigrenpoint Cajun Band, Campbell Brothers, Grupo Rebulo,

9-10 Oct

Mustang Music Festival – Corolla, NC    http://www.mustangmusicfestival.com/
Rusted Root, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, Keller Williams, Mike Dillon Band, Fruition, The Nth Power, American Babies, Ryan Montbleau, The Fritz, Violent Mae, Birddog, Lunar Test Drive, Seth Stainback & Roosterfoot, Sean Olds & Church of the Eternal. 

9-11 Oct

Daytona Blues Festival  -- Jackie Robinson Ballpark, Daytona Beach, FL     daytonabluesfestival.com 
Kenny Neal, Janiva Magness, The Vaudevillian, Noah Wotherspoon, Watermelon Slim, Robert Randolph & Family Band, Nikki Hill Band, Eddie Cotton Jr, Jarekus Singleton,
Randy McQuay, Balkun Brothers, Paul Thorn, Victor Wainwright & WildRoots, Moreland & Arbuckle, Alexis P Suter, Brian Keith Wallen

9-11 Oct

Voice of the Wetlands Festival – Southdown Museum Grounds, Houma, LA     http://www.voiceofthewetlands.org/vow-festival/
The Voice of the Wetlands Allstars (Tab Benoit, Cyril Neville, Waylon Thibodeaux, Johnny Sansone, George Porter Jr, Johnny Vidacovich, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux)

9-11 Oct

Hickory Oktoberfest – Hickory, NC    http://hickoryoctoberfest.com   

10 Oct

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

10-11 Oct

Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival  --  Fort Fisher Rec Area, Kure Beach, NC     pleasureislandnc.org/seafoodbluesandjazzfestival.asp‏   
Smokin Joe Kubek w/Bnois King, Shemekia Copeland, Dr John, Kara Grainger, Will McBride Group,

15-18 Oct

Magnolia Music Festival    Live Oak,FL    http://www.magnoliafest.com   
Donna the Buffalo, Lee Boys, Steep Canyon Rangers, Avett Brothers, Keller Williams,

15-18 Oct

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

17-18 Oct

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

16-18 Oct

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

Ruthie Foster, Marcia Ball, Denise LaSalle, Mason Ruffner, Swamp Dogg, Lurrie Bell, Jarekus Singleton, Kenny Neal, Mr. Sipp, Little Freddie King, Walter Wolfman Washington, Christone Kingfish Ingram, Excello Records Reunion (Lazy Lester, Carol Fran, Classie Ballou, Jockey Etienne, Li'l Buck Sinegal, Lee Allen Zeno)

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    

18-25 Oct

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

23-25 Oct

Camping with the Blues Festival – Brooksville, FL    http://campingwiththeblues.com   

 24-31 Oct

Legendary Big Easy Fantasy Cruise – Ft Lauderdale to Key West, New Orleans, Cozumel, Mexico  (888) BLUESIN  bluescruise.com 
Buddy Guy, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Buckwheat Zydeco, Tommy Castro Band w/Magic Dick, Ronnie Baker Brooks & Deanna Bogart, Tab Benoit, Terrance Simien & Zydeco Experience, Marcia Ball, Theodis Ealey, Rick Estrin & Nightcats, Deanna Bogart Band, California Honeydrops, Jarekus Singleton, Tom Hambridge & Rattlesnakes, Magic Dick & Shun Ng, Corey Harris Band,  Quinn Sullivan, Randy McQuay II, Randy Oxford, Jonathon Boogie Long, Harold Brown, Ironing Board Sam w/ArdieDean, Eden Brent (Piano Bar), Leon Blue (Piano Bar), Deanna Bogart (Piano Bar), Scottie Miller (Piano Bar), Steve Willis (Piano Bar), +

24 Oct

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

30 Oct-
1 Nov

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

7 Nov

Fabulous Free College Park Blues Festival – Ritchie Coliseum, College Park, MD 

1-8 Nov

Malt Shop Memories Cruise -  Ft Lauderdale, FL
Neil Sedaka, Frankie Avalon, Bobby Rydell, Chubby Checker & The Wildcats, Four Tops, The Mystics, The Coasters, The Passions, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Ben E. King, Lou Christie, Darlene Love, Sha Na Na, Sonny Turner, +

5-8 Nov

Riverhawk Festival -- Brooksville, FL  lindentertainment.com 
Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Show, Grand Sambovains, Chris Knight Band, Brothers Comatose, Rev Peyton Big Damn Band, Claire Lybch Band, Mamajowali, Bill Blue Reuve, Sam Pacetti,Sarah Harris & Trinity River Band, Michael Reno Harrell, Mark Johnson & Emory Lester, Laurie Lewis, Kathy Kallick,

13-15 Nov

Northeast Exchange Club’s Ribfest – Vinoy Waterfront Park,  St  Petersburg, FL      www.ribfest.org  
America, Three Dog Night, Michael Ray, Blended Brew,

15-19 Nov

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Simple Man Cruise – Miami, FL  to Key West & Great Stirrup Cay     www.simplemancruise.com
Lynyrd Skynyrd,

15-19 Nov

Cruise To The Edge – Key West to Bahamas      www.cruisetotheedge.com
Yes, Three Friends, Allan Holdsworth, Caravan, Saga, PFM, Anathema, Nektar, Bigelf, 10 Earth, Airbag, Anglagard, Lifesignes, Barracuda Triangle, Moon Safari, Messenger, +

5 Dec

Bradenton Blues Festival – Bradenton Riverwalk,  Bradenton, FL   www.bradentonbluesfestival.org
Rick Estrin & Nightcats, Janiva Magness, Larry Garner, Mike Zito & the Wheel, Joanna Connor, Super Chikan & the FIghtin Cocks, Girls with Guitars, In Layman’s Terms.

2016

 

10-17 Jan

Delbert's Sandy Beaches Cruise --  Miami, FL   to   Antigua & St Croix     delbert.com 
Delbert McClinton, Al Anderson, Marcia Ball,  Fred Eaglesmith, Anson Funderburgh, Jimmy Hall, Tom Hambridge, Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps, Big Joe Maher,

16-17 Jan

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

 17-24 Jan

Legendary Eastern Caribbean Cruise – Ft Lauderdale to Tortola BVI, St Croix USVI & Bahamas Private Island  (888) BLUESIN  bluescruise.com 
Taj Mahal & Phantom Band, Jon Cleary, Tab Benoit, Tommy Castro Band, Samantha Fish, Ruthie Foster, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Colin James, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Elvin Bishop & Mickey Thomas, North Mississippi Allstars, Latimore, Sugar Blue Band, Danielle Nicole Band, Kelley Hunt, Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, Toronzo Cannon, Mr Sipp, Albert Cummings, Hadden Sayers, Mighty Mo Rodgers, ReV Raven & Chain Smokin Altar Boys, Eddie Cotton Jr, Rocky Lawrence,  
Victor Wainwright (Piano Bar), Leon Blue (Piano Bar), James Pace (Piano Bar), Shinetop Jr (Piano Bar) +

Jan

19-24 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”

Feb

13-14 Feb

Riverwalk Blues Festival --  Esplanade Park,  Fort Lauderdale, FL (954) 463-9800   riverwalkbluesfestival.com    

Mar

9-11 Apr

Tampa Bay Blues Festival -- Vinoy Waterfront Park, St Petersburg, FL (727) 502-5000     tampabaybluesfest.com

16 Apr

Juke Joint Festival -- Clarksdale, MS (662) 624-5992     jukejointfestival.com   
Jimbo Mathus, Lightning Malcolm,

 

 

9-11 Sept

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

 29 Oct –
5 Nov

Legendary Southeastern Caribbean Blues Cruise – San Juan, Puerto Rico to Barbados, Dominica, Greneda & Guadeloupe  (888) BLUESIN  bluescruise.com 
Leon Blue (Piano Bar),