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  

 



2015

 

 

12-14 June

Tinner Hill Blues Festival -- Cherry Hill Park, Falls Church, VA 703 248-5001   www.tinnerhill.org    www.FallsChurchVa.Gov
Shemekia Copeland (Fri @ State Theater), Selwyn Birchwood, Shirletta Settles, Blue Steel Blues, Vintage #18,

14-15 ?June

Bawlmer Honfest 2012 --  Falls Rd @ 36th St, Baltimore, MD    honfest.net/
HonFest is a local tradition. The Bawlmer term of endearment, Hon, short for Honey, embodies the warmth and affection bestowed upon our neighbors and visitors alike by historic working-women of Baltimore. HonFest is an annual celebration in honor of these women.

13 June

State Street Blues Stroll – Various Locations, Media PA     http://statestreetblues.com
Lil Ed & Blues Imperials,

14 ?June

Columbia Pike Blues Festival --  FREE  Arlington, VA (703) 892-2776   www.columbia-pike.org/?page_id=2172  1-8pm  
Sonny Landreth,

20 June

Silver Spring Blues Festival -- Silver Spring, MD     silverspringblues.com   
Nighthawks,

14 ?June

Breaux Vineyards Cajun Festival and Crawfish Boil -- Hillsboro VA    http://www.breauxvineyards.com               Little Red & the Renegades, Dixie Power Trio

14 ?June

Deer Creek Fiddler's Convention -- Carroll County Farm Museum, Westminster, MD     http://www.commongroundonthehill.org
Oldtime, Bluegrass, Celtic Music & Clog Dancing

14 ?June

Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival --  FREE  Creative Alliance @ Patterson, Baltimore, MD    www.msac.org       http://www.creativealliance.org     10am-7pm  

13-14 June

Virginia Blues & Jazz Festival -- Garth Newel Music Center, Warm Springs, VA  (877)-558-1689    garthnewel.org
 

13-14 June

Dauphin County Music & Wine Festival      Fort Hunter, PA      bscpblues.org
Otis Taylor, Jimmy Pritchard’s Big Band, Anthony ‘Big A’ Sherrod,

18-21 June

Telluride Bluegrass Festival -- Telluride, CO     bluegrass.com/telluride/index.html   

18-21 June

Mad Tea Party Jam – Hedgesville, WV     www.themadteapartyjam.com
The Mantras, Ron Holloway Band, Consider the Source, Andy Frasco & the UN, Deaf Scene, Southern Bells, Tabasco Bustelo, Dynamo, Bunk Buddah, Rising Appalachia, +

18-21 June

Firefly Music Festival – Dover Speedway, Dover DE      www.fireflyfestival.com
Paul McCarthy, Kings Of Leon, Morrisey, The Killers, Snoop Dogg, Foster the People, Modest Mouse, Cage the Elephant, Hozier, Spoon, AWOLNATION, The Kooks, Gary Clark Jr, Chainsmokers, Bastille, Walk the Moon, Citizen Cope, Zed, Kid Cudi, Charli XCX, Empire of the Sun +

18-21 June

Lehigh River Blues Jam –  Catasauqua Park, Catasauqua, PA       http://www.lehighriverbluesjam.com/

Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater, Shakura S'Aida, Skyla Burrell, Norman Taylor, Little Red Rooster, Lee Delray, Miss Melanie & Valley Rats, BLUzVIPz, Mike Farris, Blue Jay Slim & Tone Blasters, The BC Combo, Steve Brosky's Big Lil' Band, The Stumble.

19 June

Colonial Beach Blues Festival – Colonial Beach, VA    http://www.colonial-beach-virginia-attractions.com      http://www.hightidez.com/blues/index.html

19-21 June

Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival -- Norfolk, VA     (757)441-234        festevents.org  
Sonny Landreth, George Porter Jr & Runnin Pardners, CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Iguanas, Feufollet, Cha Wa, Hot 8 Brass band,  Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Deslondes, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Meschiya Lake & the Little Big Horns

20 June

Billtown Blues Festival -- Hughesville, PA  (570) 584-4480  billtownblues.org
Roomful of Blues, Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown, Ruthie Foster, Mr Sipp

20-21 June

Clearwater Festival – Great Hudson River Revival – Croton Point Park, Croton on Hudson, NY
David Crosby, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Shelby Lynne, The Klezmatics, Dom Flemons, Neko Case, Mike & Ruthy, CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band, The Mavericks, Ani DiFranco

20-21 ?June

Fort Smith Riverfront Blues – Fort Smith, AR      http://www.riverfrontbluesfest.org/

20-22 ?June

Sandstock Rock Music Festival  -- Virginia Beach, VA www.beacheventsfun.com   
 

21 ?June

Jersey Gumbo Cook-Off & Music Festival –  Fire Dept,   Somers Point, NJ    www.tonymart.com      2014_Beach_Gumbo.pdf
 

21 ?June

Steppingstone Summertime Blues Festival – Havre de Grace, MD     http://www.steppingstonemuseum.org
 

27-28 June

DC Capital Barbecue Battle -- Washington, DC    bbqdc.com
Bad Influence Band,

21-29 ?June

FestivALL /Blues, Brews & BBQs –Various Venues, Charleston, WV      www.festivallcharleston.com    http://www.fundfortheartswv.org/bluesbrewsbbq/
 

25-29 Jun & 2-6 July

Smithsonian Folklife Festival --  FREE  Downtown Mall, Washington, DC  (202)633-1000     http://www.festival.si.edu/  

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, ++

25 ?June –
7 July

Summerfest – Milwaukee, WI 

Willie Nelson,

26-27 June

Jack’s Mountatin Blues Festival -- West End Fair Grounds -  Laurelton, PA 17835    www.jacksmountainbluesfestival.com   (570) 452-0088 or (570) 765-1999

Harper & Midwest Kind, Miz Ida and the All-Nightas, Jeff Fetterman Band, Blind Chitlin Kahunas, James Supra Blues Band, Long Tall Deb & The Werewolves of Alabama, Alexis P Suter Band, Ray Fuller & Bluesrockers,

26-28 ?June

ROMP Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival – Yellow Creek Park, Owensboro, KY   www.rompfest.com

 

26-29 ?June

Blues From The Top – Winter Park, CO     www.grandblues.org
 

?June

Shepherdstown Street Festival  -- Shepherdstown, WV    shepherdstownstreetfest.org         CANCELLED FOR 2014 !!  

26-27 June

River and Roots Festival – Watermelon Park, Berryville, VA     http://www.riverandroots.com/
David Grisman Sextet, Town Mountain, Pat Donohue, Woodshedders, Furnace Mountain, Danny Knicely w/Wyatt Rice & Mark Schatz, +

27-29 ?June

Kate Wolf Music Festival  -- Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville, CA     www.katewolfmusicfestival.com

27-29 ?June

Mystic Blues Festival  --  Mystic, CT    www.mysticbluesfestival.com
 

27-28 ?June

Blues on the Fox Festival --  Aurora, Il   www.bluesonthefox.com
 

27-29 ?June

Dundalk Heritage Fair – Dundalk Heritage Park, Dundalk, MD    http://www.dundalkheritagefair.com/
 

27 June

Chincoteague Bay Trails End Blues Festival – Horntown, VA    http://trailsendassoc.com/events
Lower Case Blues, Moonshine Society, Bad Influence Band, Chris English Band, Flatfoot Sam & Educated Fools.

28-29 ?June

Freihofer’s Jazz Festival – Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY  
 

28 ?June

Mohawk Blues Festival  --  Frankfort, NY    http://www.mohawkvalleyblues.org/     
  

JULY

 

2 ?July

BB King Homecoming Festival – BB King Museum, Indianola

2-5 July

Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival – Portland, OR     http://waterfrontbluesfest.com

Gregg Allman,

3-5 ?July

Mississippi Valley Blues Festival – LeClaire Park, Davenport, IA    http://mvbs.org

3-6 ?July

High Sierra Music Festival  – Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds, Quincy, CA        www.HighSierraMusic.com

 

3-13 ?July

RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest – Lebreton Flats, Ottawa, Canada     http://ottawabluesfest.ca/
 

4 July

Great American Picnic  -- Town Point Park,  Norfolk, VA       festevents.org   

4-7 ?July

Thunder Bay Blues Festival – Marina Bay, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada     www.tbayblues.ca
 

4 July

RFK 20th Anniversary Blowout – RFK Stadium,  Washington DC
Foo Fighters, Buddy Guy, Heart, Joan Jett & BlackHearts, Gary Clark Jr, LL Cool J, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

6-11 ?July

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

9-13 ?July

Black Potatoe Music Festival – Red Hill Museum, Clinton NJ
 

10-13 ?July

Big Rib BBQ & Blues Festival  -- Rochester, NY
 

10 July

Summer Brewfest  -- Town Point Park,  Norfolk, VA       festevents.org   

10-11 July

New York State Blues Festival  -- Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY     www.nysbluesfest.com
Devon Allman, John Primer, 

10 July

10-11 July

Briggs Farm Blues Festival – Nescopeck, PA  (570) 379-3342      www.briggsfarm.com
Butterfield Revisited, Alexis P Suter, Teeny Tucker, Devon Allman Band, Slam Allen, Danielle Nicole Band, Lonnie Shields, Jimmy Duck Holmes, Bobby Kyle, Mike Zito & the Wheel w/Jimmy Carpenter, Terry “Harmonica” Bean & Cornlickers

10-12 July

Red Wings Roots Music Festival --  Natural Chimney Regional Park, Mount Solon, VA     www.redwingroots.com
Eric Lindell,

6-11 July

Common Ground on the Hill Festival - Westminster, MD     www.commongroundonthehill.com 
Professor Louie & Cromatix,

12 ?July

Breaux Vineyards Key West Fest -- Hillsboro VA    http://www.breauxvineyards.com               

11-12 July

North Atlantic Blues Festival -- Rockland, ME     northatlanticbluesfestival.com
Marcia Ball, Tommy Castro & Painkillers,

12-13 ?July

Green River Festival – Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA      greenriverfestival.com

 

12 July

BSCP Mississippi Railroad   --  VFW Picnic Grounds, Grantville, PA  bscpblues.org   
Terry Harmonica Bean, The Cornlickers, Jimmy Duck Holmes,

13-18 ?July

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

17-19 ?July

Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues Festival – Yankton Trail Park, Sioux Falls, SD     siouxfallsjazzfest.com    
 

17-20 ?July

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival -- Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, NY      www.greyfoxbluegrass.com
 

17-20 ?July

Jamboree in the Hills -- Wheeling, WV     jamboreeinthehills.com
 

 9-11 July

All Good Music Festival & Campout – Berry Hill Farm, Summit Point, WV   allgoodfestival.com  
Primus, moe, Cake, Theivery Corporation, Lotus, SOJA, John Butler Trio, STS9, Greensky Bluegrass, Dark Star Orchestra, JJ Grey & Mofro, Keller Williams, Lettuce, Tauk, The Bridge, Elephant Revival, The Word, Pidgeons Playing Ping Pong, Cabinet, Turkuaz, The Motet, The Everybody Orchestra, Judah & the Lion, +

17-18 July

Syracuse Jazz Festival  -- Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY
Buckwheat Zydeco, Wynton Marsalis, John Allred, Joe Whiting, Ronnie Leigh, Aretha Franklin, Lake Street Dive, Greg Gisbert, +

18 July

Winchester Blues Festival --  Winchester Eagles Outdoor Pavilion,  700 Baker Lane, Winchester, VA   www.winchesterblueshouse.com       

18-20 ?July

Artscape -- FREE  Baltimore, MD    artscape.org        

17-18 July

Norfolk Jazz Festival  -- Town Point Park,  Norfolk, VA        festevents.org

17-18 July

Rock the Barn Music Festival – Clarence, NY    www.rockthebarn.com
10000 Maniacs, Duke Robillard, Black Rock Zydeco, The Observers, Jay Moynihan & Chicago Blues Connection, Dave Viterna, Mercury Blues Band, Owen Eichensehr

17-19 July

Winthrop R&B Festival --  Hwy20 Blues Ranch, Winthrop, WA        winthropbluesfestival.com  
Samantha Fish, Bobby Rush, Kenny Neal, Los Lonely Boys, California Honeydrops, Too Slim & TailDraggers,

18-19 ?July

New York State Blues Festival – Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY                www.nybluesfest.com

 

19 ?July

Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ  -- Elmwood Park  Roanoke,  VA     blueridgeblues.org     

18 July

Bucks County Blues Society R&B Picnic -- Snipes Farm, Morrisville, PA (215)946-4794  www.buckscountybluessociety.org/Home_Page.html    (coolers ok)
TJ Nix, Paul Plumeri, Georgie Bonds, Big Al & Heavyweights, Skyla Burell Blues Band, Doug Demming & Jewel Tones w/Dennis Gruenling, Kinsey Report, Deanna Bogart.

19 ?July

Blues Under The Bridge – Colorado Springs, CO   http://bluesunderthebridge.com
 

19-21 July

Lake Placid Blues & Heritage Festival – Lake Placid, NY
Professor Louie & Cromatix,

20-25 ?July

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

22-26 July

FloydFest -- MP 170.5 Blue Ridge Parkway, Chateau Morrisette, Floyd, VA  floydfest.com
Rodney Crowell & Emmylou Harris, Shovels & Rope, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglass, Peter Rowan, Grace Potter & Nocturnals, Brandi Carlile, First Aid Kit, Oh Hellos, Dirty Bourbon River Show, Earls of Leicester, PitchBlak Brass Band, Tillers, Fear of Music, Dark Side of the Mountain, Driftwood, Larry Keel Experience, Keller & the Keels, Drive-by Truckers, Leftover Salmon, Trampled by Turltles, Lord Huron, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Trigger Hippy, Devil Make Three, Greensky Bluegrass, Oh Hellos, Jeff Austin Band, Nicki Bluhm & Gramblers, Swampcandy, Sister Sparrow & Dirty Birds, American Aquarium, Rayland Baxter, Blair Crimmins & Hookers, Dustbowl Revival, Sirsy, Southern Belles, Deer Run Drifters, Riverbank Ramblers, Midatlantic, Riverbank Ramblers, River Whyless, Christian Lopez Band, Major & Monbacks, Matt Jones & Bobs, +

25 July

Lowertown Blues Festival – St Paul, MN

Walter Trout,

25-27 ?July

Tall City Blues Festival -- Midland, TX     www.tallcitybluesfest.com  
 

25-26 ?July

Cape Fear Blues Festival – Cape Fear, NC    www.capefearblues.org

25-26 ?July

Prairie Dog Blues Festival – St Feriloe Island, Prairie du Chien, WI  www.prairiedogblues.com   
 

25-26 ?July

Brew Skies Festival – Canaan Valley, WV    http://brewskiesfestival.com
 

25-27 ?July

Lowell Folk Festival --  Lowell, MA   lowellfolkfestival.org   
 

24-26 July

Pennsylvania Blues Festival – Spilt Rock Lodge, Lake Harmony, PA  (800)468-2442    skibluemt.com
John Mooney,  Victor Wainright & Wild Roots, John Nemeth, Lil’ Ed & Blues Imperials, Slam Allen, Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, Selwyn Birchwood, Sugar Ray & Bluetones, Walter Wolfman Washington, Highway QC’s,  Mikey Jr’s Blues Revue, Harmonica Shah & Friends, Vaneese Thomas, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Peterson Brothers,  

 24-26 July

Pittsburgh Blues Festival --  Hartwood Acres,  Pittsburgh, PA (412)460-BLUE      http://www.pghblues.com/

25-27 ?July

RockyGrass Festival – Telluride, CO

25-27 ?July

Blues From the Top Festival – Denver, CO   www.grandblues.org

25-27 ?July

Newport Folk Festival --  Fort Adams Park, Newport, RI
 

26 July

Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival  -- Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY
Duke Robillard Band, Davina & the Vagabonds,  +

27 ?July
- 1 Aug

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

30 ?July-
2 Aug

Pickin in Parsons Festival – Five River Campground, Parsons, WV     http://www.fiverivercampground.com/2014-flier.html
 

31 ?July-
3 Aug

Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza – Sam’s Wood Site, Mammoth Lakes, CA
 

31 July -
2 Aug

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

Brandon Santini, Wayne Sharp & Sharpshooters  |  Walter Trout,  Mississippi Heat, Peterson Brothers, Kenny Neal,  Billy Branch,  Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, Mark Hummel’s Texas Blowout w/Little Charlie Baty, & Anson Funderburgh, Low Rider Band, Albert Castiglia, Biscuit Miller & the Mix +  

31 July

Jus’ Music Awards  --  Bluesville Music Hall,  Tunica, MS     http://www.jusbluesradio.com
Betty Wright, Kenny Neal, Lucky Peterson,, Eddy the Chief Clearwater, Fred Wesley, Vaneese Thomas, Martha High, Danny Ray, Jimmy Roach, Ruben Hughes

AUGUST

 

1-4 ?Aug

Steal Your Fest/Jerry Fest -- Mountain Spring Arena, Shartlesville, PA  www.jerryfest.com        CANCELLED FOR 2014 !!   

1-3 ?Aug

Bluesapalooza –Mammoth Lakes, CA     mammothbluesbrewsfest.com
 

1-3 ?Aug

Telluride Jazz Festival -- Telluride, CO  telluridejazz.org 

1-3 ?Aug

Newport Jazz Festival --   Fort Adams Park, Newport, RI
 

31 July-
2 Aug

Lollapolooza – Chicago, Il
Paul McCartney, Metallica, Sam Smith, Florence & the Machine, Bassnectar, Twenty One Pilots, Gorgo Bodello, Chainsmokers, Twin Peaks, The Weeknd, Alt-J, Kaskade, Alabama Shakes, Dillon Francis, Gary Clark Jr, Flying Lotus, Hot Chip, The War On Drugs, Father John Misty, Cold War Kids, Sylvan Esso, MS MR, Tove Lo, Glass Animals

St Paul & Broken Bones, First Aid Kit, James Bay, Broods, Misterwives, What So No, SZA, Jamestown Revival,

7-8 Aug

Cincinnati Blues Festival – Sawyer Point, Cincinnati, OH     www.cincyblues.org
Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Kelly Richey, Bob Margolin, Samantha Fish?

1-3 ?Aug

Flood City Music Festival – Johnston, PA    www.floodcitymusic.com
 

1-3 ?Aug

Simply Jazz & Blues Festival – Sandstone, WV    www.simplyjazzandblues.com
 

5-8 Aug

Pickin in Parsons – Five River Campground, Parsons, WV
Boxcars, Lonesome River Band, Blue Highway, Gibson Brothers, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice , Grascals, Larry Cordle, Lou Reid & Carolina, Don Rigsby & Midnight Call, Spinney Brothers, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Adkins & Loudermilk, +

6-8 Aug

Lil Margarets Bluegrass Festival – Leonardtown,MD    www.lilmargaretsbluegrass.com
Spinney Brothers, Remington Ryde, Goldwing Express, Hillbilly Gypsies, Kody Norris & The Watauga Mountain Boys, Southern Brewed Bluegrass Band, ++

7-16 Aug

Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA     www.musikfest.org
Darius Rucker, Blair Crimmins & Hookers, Amish Outlaws, Bastard Bearded Irishmen, Caravan of Theives, Cat’s Pajamas, Daisy Jug Band, Large Flowerheads, Tommy Zito, Seamus Kennedy, Sofa Kings, Banditos, Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, Skunkmello, Lucky 7, Crazy Hearts, Mango Men, Scythian, Black Masala, Igor & Red Elvises, Hot Seats, Paleface, Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, Jonathan Burns, Madame Buskerfly, Alex Meixner Band, Stev Pullara & Cool Beans Band, Aadvarks, Roy Wilson & Buzzards, +

7-9 Aug

Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival – Clarksdale, MS     www.sunflowerfest.org
 

7-10 ?Aug

Kitchener Blues Festival – Kitchener, ON, Canada    www.kitchenerbluesfestival.com     
 

7-9 Aug

Oak Grove Music Festival – Oak Grove Theater, Verona, VA
Bob Margolin, Samantha Fish, Claire Lynch Band,

7-9 Aug

Heritage Music Blues Festival -- Heritage Port Amphitheater, Wheeling, WV (304) 232-8705    heritagemusicfest.com
Keb' Mo', Lee Oscar/Low Rider Band, Walter Trout, John Nemeth's Memphis Grease Party, Victor Wainwright & Wildroots, Carolyn Wonderland, Mike Zito & the Wheel, Albert Cummings, Jason Ricci, Coco Montoya, Nikki Hill, Eric Gales, Samantha Fish, Austin Walkin' Cane, Gold Magnolias, Gina Sicilia

8 Aug

Summer Blues & Brews Festival – Staunton, VA
Bob Margolin,

8-10 ?Aug

Bayfront Blues Festival -- Duluth, MN  (715) 394-6831 bayfrontblues.com 
 

8-10 ?Aug

Wills Mountain Festival – Fort Royale Farm, Bedford, PA    http://www.wmfest.com/

8-10 ?Aug

Doah Festival – Luray, VA    http://doahfest.com

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8-10 ?Aug

Augusta Festival – Elkins, WV    www.augustaheritagecenter.org

9 ?Aug

WPFW ‘The Blues’ Fundraiser – Lamont’s Complex, Indian Head, MD
 

9 ?Aug

Black Dog Wine & Music Festival -- MP 170.5 Blue Ridge Parkway, Chateau Morrisette, Floyd, VA  floydfest.com
 

9 ?Aug

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

 

9 ?Aug

Gloucester Mass Blues Festival‏ -- Stage Fort Park, Gloucester, MA     http://gloucesterbluesfestival.com/
 

13-16 Aug

Gettysburg Bluegrass Camporee --  Granite Hill Campground,  Gettsyburg, PA  gettysburgbluegrass.com
Bobby Osborne, Travelin McCourys, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Steep Canyon Rangers, +

13-16 Aug

Peach Music Festival – Scranton, PA
Gregg Allman, Santana, Bob Weir w/ Billy & The Kids, Willie Nelson & Family, Warren Haynes w/Railroad Earth, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, Butch Trucks & Very Special Friends, Bruce Hornsby & Noisemakers, Lotus, Old Crow Medicine Show, G Love & Special Sauce, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Beats Antique , Dark Star Orchestra, Papadosio, Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Oteil & Roosevelt, Rusted Root, Dumpstaphunk, Dopapod, Cabinet, The Werks, Twiddle, Kung Fu, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Preservation Hall Jazz Band w/ Bob Weir, Keller Williams' Grateful Gospel

14-15 Aug

Fargo Blues Festival -- Fargo, ND  (866) 55_BLUES  fargobluesfest.com   

15-17 ?Aug

Philadelphia Folk Festival -- Schwenksville, PA  www.pfs.org
 

15-17 ?Aug

Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada     www.winnipegbbqandblues.ca

15-16 Aug

White Mountain Blues Festival -- Thornton, NH  whitemountainboogie.com  nhblues.com
Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, Jason Ricci,

15-16 ?Aug

Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival – Jackson Ag Museum, Jackson, MS   http://www.jacksonrhythmandbluesfestival.com/

 

15-17 ?Aug

American Blues Festival – Panama City, FL   www.americanbluesfest.com

 

15-17 ?Aug

Rocky Mountain Folk Festival – Telluride, CO
 

15-16 ?Aug

Madison Ribberfest – Madison, IN    http://www.madisonribberfest.com/
 

15-17 ?Aug

Edmondton LaBlatts Blues Festival – Edmonton, AB, Canada   http://www.bluesinternationalltd.com/
 

15 Aug

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

Counting Crowes, Punch Brothers, Railroad Earth, Jarekus Singleton, Shakey Graves, Infamous Stringdusters, Cabinet, The Revivalists, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Marah, June Star, Dennis Jones,

16 ?Aug

Silopanna Music Festival -- Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Annapolis, MD           http://www.silopannafestival.com/ 
 

16 ?Aug

9th Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest -- Evans Center, Wintergreen Resort,  Wintergreen, VA   (434) 325-08292    www.wintergreenperformingarts.org

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21-22 Aug

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

22 ?Aug

Bean Blossom Blues Festival – Bill Monroe Campground Park, Bean Blossom, IL
 

22 Aug

Latino Music Festival – Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA

23-24 ?Aug

Southern Maryland Blues Festival – Calvert County Fairgrounds, Prince Frederick, MD    www.somdblues.org

 

23-24 ?Aug

North River Blues Festival – Marshfield Fairgrounds, Marshfield, MA
 

23-24 Aug

Southern Maryland Blues Festival – Calvert County Fairgrounds, Prince Frederick, MD    www.somdblues.org

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23 ?Aug

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

23 ?Aug

Breaux Vineyards BBQ & Bluegrass Festival -- Hillsboro VA    http://www.breauxvineyards.com       
       

23 ?Aug

Easterns Bayside Blues and Wine Festival – Eastern Yatch Club, Essex, MD    http://www.easternsbaysidefestival.com/bands.html

29-31 ?Aug 

Snowy Range Music Festival  -- Albany County Fairgrounds,   Laramie, WY     www.snowyrangemusicfestival.com
 

27-29 Aug

New York State Fair – Syracuse, NY
Rick Springfield, Everclear, Melissa Etheridge, Orleans w/Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett

29-31 ?Aug

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

29 ?Aug –
1 Sep

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

 

30-31 ?Aug

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

29 Aug

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

30 Aug

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

31 ?Aug-
1 Sept

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

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SEPT

Sept

4-6 Sept

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

5 ??Sept

Surf City Blues & BBQs – Southside Park Amphitheater, Surf City, NC    910-328-4887 
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5-6 ??Sept

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

6-7 ??Sept

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

6-7 ??Sept

Great Grapes Festival --  Reston, VA     www.uncorkthefun.com  

7 ??Sept

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

8? ??Sept

8? ??Sept

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

9 Sept

Roadhouse Bluesfest – Magnolia, DE
Bob Margolin,

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,

11-13 Sept

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

9-14 ??Sept

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

11-13 ??Sep

Strawberry Music Festival -- Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA (209) 984-8630   strawberrymusic.com         New date and new venue!

12-13 ??Sept

T-Bone Walker Blues Festival  -- Longview, TX   www.tbonewalkerbluesfest.com 

 

13 ??Sept

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

13 ??Sept

Chili Blues & Brews Festival --  Lumos Plaza, Waynesboro, VA       www.virginiachili.com       CANCELLED in 2014!

13 ??Sept

Embrace the Culture/Norfolk Indie Music & Arts Festival – Woen Point Park, Norfolk, VA (757)441-2345      festevents.org
 

12-13 ??Sept

Amelia Island Blues Festival – Amelia Island, FL    ameliaislandbluesfest.com/
 

12-13 ??Sept

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

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/  

 

17-20 Sept

OC Bikefest  --  Various Venues in Ocean City,MD   
Great White, Kix,

18-21 ??Sept

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

19-21 ??Sept

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

19-20 ??Sept

iHeartRadio Music Festival – MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV

 

18-19 Sep

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

18-21 Sept

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

The SteelDrivers, Della Mae, The Sffers, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Fly Golden Eagle, Spirit Family Reunion, Dom Flemons, Micheal Cleveland & Flamekeepers, tbowl Revival

20 ??Sept

20-21 ??Sept

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

24-27 Sept

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

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  
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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 Sept

The ?? Shindig  Music Festival (– Carroll Park (Pigtown), Baltimore MD        www.theshindigbaltimore.com   

26-28 ??Sept

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

26 Sept

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

4-5 ?Oct

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

4 ?Oct

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

4 ?Oct

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

4-5 ?Oct

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

5 ?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/

2-4 Oct and
9-11 Oct

Austin City Limits Music Festival  -- Austin, TX    aclfestival.com   

7-10 Oct

King Biscuit Blues Festival - Helena, AR  (870) 572-5223     www.kingbiscuitfestival.com        check on 4/27
Bob Margolin, Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets,

8-11 Oct

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

9-12 ?Oct

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

4 ?Oct

Oak Barrel Blues Festival – Roanoke, VA    www.oakbarrelblues.com         CANCELLED FOR 2014! 

10-11 ?Oct

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

10-12 ?Oct

The Festy Experience – Devils Backbone Brewing Company,  Roseland, VA      www.thefesty.com
 

10-12 ?Oct

Richmond Folk Festival  Richmond, VA     richmondfolkfestival.org  

10-11 ?Oct

Mustang Music Festival – Corolla, NC

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 and Arbuckle, Alexis P Suter,  Brian Keith Wallen

10-12 ?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)

10-12 ?Oct

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

11 ?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,

16-19 ?Oct

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

16-19 ?Oct

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

18-19 ?Oct

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

17-19 ?Oct

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

 

17-19 ?Oct

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

 

17-18 Oct

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

18 ?Oct

 

 24-30 Oct

Legendary Pacific Blues Cruise – Los Angeles, CA roundtrip to Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlan (Mexican Riviera)  (888) BLUESIN  bluescruise.com 
Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Rick Estrin & Nightcats, Buckwheat Zydeco, Jarekus Singleton,
Eden Brent (Piano Bar), Leon Blue (Piano Bar), Deanna Bogart (Piano Bar), Scottie Miller (Piano Bar), Steve Willis (Piano Bar), +

31 ?Oct-
2 Nov

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

?8 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, +

?6-9 Nov

Riverhawk Festival -- Brooksville, FL  lindentertainment.com 
 

?14-16 Nov

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

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, +

?6 Dec

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