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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://www.wherewegotozydeco.com       http://dcblues.org/         http://www.mojoworkin.com/

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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

25-28 Apr

Delfest – Cumberland, MD     http://delfest.com/

Govt Mule, Donna the Buffalo, Del McCoury Band, Travelin Mcourys, Dierks Benlty, Trey Anatasio Band, Hot Rize, Bela Fleck & Chris Thile, Leftover Salmon, Infamous Stringdusters, Steep Canyon Rangers, Sierra Hull, Jeff Austin Band, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Supelatives,

Cabinet, Sierra Hull, Fruition, Sara Watkins, Noam Pikelny, Billy Strings, Joe Craven & the Sometimers, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice , Dre’s Gospel Collective, +

27-30 Apr

MerleFest -- Wilkesboro, NC     (800) 343-7857      www.merlefest.org 

Zac Brown Band, Avett Brothers, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band, Jerry Douglas, Local Boys, Peter Rowan, Steep Canyon Rangers, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, Kruger Brothers, Locust Honey String Band, Mandolin Orange, Sarah Jarosz, Leftover Salmon, Tift Merritt, Jorma Kaukonen, Donna the Buffalo, John Driskell Hopkins Band, Steel Wheels, Scythian, Chatham County Line, Mipso, Sierra Hull, I Draw Slow, Jim Lauderdale,10 String Symphony, Mountain Heart, Bryan Sutton Band, Mitch Greenhill, The Waybacks, John Doyle, Jim Avett, David Holt, Pete & Joan Wernick, T. Michael Coleman, Banknotes, Roy Book Binder, Andy May, Chris Jones & Night Drivers, Claire Lynch, JP Cormier, Front Country, Wayne Henderson, The Contenders, Happy Traum, Stray Birds, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Chatham County Line Electric Holiday, Jack Lawrence, Jeff Little Trio, Carol Rifkin and Jeanette Queen, Laura Boosinger & The Midnight Plowboys, Bluegrass Experience, Pat Donohue, Steve James, Tony Williamson, Ed Snodderly, Mark Bumgarner, String Madness with Mitch Greenhill, The WBT Briarhoppers, Todd Albright, Pat McInerney, Megan Nash, Ken Tizzard, Joe Smothers, Charles Welch, Bob Hill, Andy Buckner, Bill Mathis, Mark 'Brink' Brinkman, The Gravy Boys, Steve and Ruth Smith, Green Grass Cloggers and Strictly Strings, Bethel University Renaissance Bluegrass Band, Eric Ellis, Scott Freeman, The BattleAxe Band, Uncle Ted White, Lydia Luce, The InterACTive Theatre of Jef, Alberti Flea Circus,  Counterclockwise String Band, Dear Brother, The Hook & Bullet, Nate Harris and Spice Creek Ramblers, ShadowGrass, Surry Line, The Trailblazers, Uncle Joe and the Shady Rest, Virgil Harden & Appalachian Countdown, Swift Creek, Roanoke, Flando Calrissian, +

28-30 Apr

Stagecoach Festival --  Indio, CA    http://www.stagecoachfestival.com/
Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell, Randy Houser, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jon Pardi, Maddie & Tae, 38 Special, Elle King, The Zombies w Colin Blunstone & Rod Argent, Rhiannon Giddens, Randy Rogers Band, Son Volt, William Michael Morgan, Justin Townes Earle , Anderson East, John Moreland, Dylan Scott, Ryan Hurd, The Blasters, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, The Cactus Blossoms, Quiet Life, Robert Ellis, The Sadies, Shania Twain, Brett Eldredge, Kip Moore, Willie Nelson, Maren Morris, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price, Tucker Beathard, Nikki Lane, Robert Ellis, Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots, Brent Cobb, Steve Moakler, John Doe, Tommy James &  Shondells, Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights, Kenny Chesney, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Farr, Travis Tritt, Cyndi Lauper, Cam, Los Lobos, The Cadillac Three, Wynonna & The Big Noise, Cowboy Junkies, The Long Ryders, Terry Allen, Steep Canyon Rangers, Cody Johnson, Luke Combs, Kiefer Sutherland, Lanco, Hillbenders, Robert Ellis,++

28-30 Apr

New England Blues Summit --  Hyannis, Cape Cod, MA      http://www.newenglandbluessummit.com/
Anthony Gomes, Moreland & Arbuckle, Tommy Castro & Mike Zito, Shemekia Copeland, Anthony Geraci & Boston Blues All Stars, Johnny Hoy & Bluefish, Diane Blue, Sam Gentile, Willie J Laws Band, Toni Lynn Washington & Bruce Bears, Grits & Groceries Orchestra,

28-29 Apr

Winchester Bloomin Wine Festival – Old Downtown Winchester, VA     http://thebloom.com/bloomin-wine-fest/ 

28-29 Apr

M3 Rock Festival Merriweather Post Pavilion    Columbia, MD    http://www.merriweathermusic.com/
Ratt, Kix, Dokken, Tom Keifer, Loverboy, Warrant, Winger, Vixen, Great White, Faster Pussycat, Danger Danger, Dangerous Toys, Loudness, Bang Tango, Baton Rouge, Autograph, Station, Vain, Mitch Malloy, Lita Ford

28-30 Apr
and
5-8 May

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival -- New Orleans, LA  (504) 592-0529   nojazzfest.com

Steve Winwood, Tom Petty & Heartbreakers, Maroon 5, Dave Matthes & Tim Reynolds, Kings of Leon, Usher & the Roots, Harry Connick Jr, Meghan Trainor Lorde, Snoop Dogg, Alabama Shakes, itbull, Widespread Panic, Trey Anastasio Band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Earth Wind & Fire, Darius Rucker,  Wilco, Patti LaBelle, Nas & the Soul Rebels, Buddy Guy, The Meters, George Benson, Aaron Nevilee, Corinne Bailey Rae, Irma Thomas, Elle King, Dr John, Jonny Lang, Tower of Powr, Jon Batiste & Stay Human, Amos Lee, Presevation Hall Jazz Band, Big Freedia, Maze w.Frankie Beverly,  The Revivalists, Leon Bridges, Ivan Nevlle’s Dumpstaphunk, Dawes, Galactic, Southeside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Blues Traveler, The Mavericks, Rhiannon Giddens, Lone Bellow, Rebirth Brass Bandm Big Street Drive, Joey Alexander Trio, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton, Richard Smallwood & Vision, Kermit Ruffins & the Barbeque Swingers, Anders Osborne, Tab Benoit, Sonny Landreth,  Boyfriend, Chocolate Milk, Jon Cleary & Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Bonerama, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, William Bell,  Walter Wolfman Washington & the Roadmasters, John Boutte, Deacon John, Ellis Marsalis,   ++

28 April?

Bucks County Blues Society Spring Footstomper --  Terchon VFW, Airport & Hardy Rds,  Edgely, PA  

29 Apr

The Charm City Music Festival – Druid Hill Park, Baltimore MD        http://charmcitybluegrass.com   
Lone Bellow, Cabinet, Cris Jacobs, Dustbowl Revival, LonesomeRiver Band, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike,

MAY

 

1 May?

FIYA Fest  -- Mardi Gras World, New Orleans, LA       http://www.fiyawerx.com/

5-8 May

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival -- New Orleans, LA  (504) 592-0529      nojazzfest.com         see above listing for April 28-30

5-7 May

Beale Street Music Festival/ Memphis in May-- Memphis, TN (901) 525-4611 (800)447-8278      memphisinmay.org

5-7 May

Apple Blossom Festival – Winchester, VA    www.thebloom.com

4-7 May

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

4-7 May

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

2-3 May?

TowsonTown Spring Festival – Towson, MD     http://www.towsontownfestival.com/

2 May?

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

3-6 May

Suwannee River Jam  Live Oak, FL    http://suwanneeriverjam.com/

4 May?

DC101 Chili Cook-off Festival – RFK Stadium Grounds, Washington DC     http://www.dc101.com/pages/chili-cook-off/schedule.html

6 May

Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival -- Thomson, GA  (706)597-1000   blindwillie.com 
Buckwheat Zydeco, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Deslondes, Ravi Coltrane,

6-7 May

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

11-13 May

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Bluesgrass Festival – Denton Farm Park, Denton, NC 

7 May?

Blues Music Awards -- Cook Convention Center, Memphis, TN (901) 525-4611 (800)447-8278 

11-14 May

Gator by the Bay: San Diego Zydeco & Blues Festival -- San Diego, CA  (619)234-8612   sandiegofestival.com
Marcia Ball, Geno Delofose & French Rockin Boogie, Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, Chubby Carrier & Bayou Swamp Band, Igor Prado Band, Dennis Jones Band,

7-10 May?

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

9 May?

Loudoun County Bluegrass Festival – Leesburg VA    http://bluegrassloudoun.com

9 May

Parkfest Blues – Pocahontas State Park, Chesterfield, VA     www.parkfestblues.com

13 May

Kingsman Island Bluegrass & Folk FestivalKingsman Island on the Anacostia River, Washington DC      http://www.kingmanislandbluegrass.com/

12-15 May?

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

15-17 May?

Spring Gulch Folk Fest – Spring Gulch Campground,  New Holland, PA       http://www.springgulch.com/

18-21 May

Hang Out Music Festival -- Gulf Shores, AL    www.hangoutmusicfest.com 

Mumford & Sons, Twenty One Plots, Frank Ocean, Major Lazer, The Head & the Heart, Franz Ferdinand, Band of Horses, Charli XCX, SnakeHips, Shaggy, Mutemath, Gryffin, Dillon Francis,

19-21 May

Beach Music & Car Show Weekend -- Virginia Beach, VA    beacheventsfun.com    

20-21 May

Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival --  Sandy Point Park,  Annapolis, MD     www.bayblues.org
The Mavericks, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Walter Trout, Samantha Fish, Toronzo Cannon, Frank Bang & Cook County Kings, Sweet Leda

Jonny Lang, Robert Ranolph & Family Band, Ana Popovic, William Bell Band, Mr Sipp, Apocolypse Blue Revue, Swamp Candy

20-21 May?

Virginia Beer Festival  -- Town Point Park,  Norfolk, VA       festevents.org  

21 May

Carolina 'Lite' Blues Festival – Festival Park, Greensboro, NC (336) 275-4944     piedmontblues.org 
Eric Gales, Brandon Santini, Big Red Hunter, Gate City Divas, Luxuriant Sedans.

20-21 May

Wine in the Woods – Symphony Woods,  Columbia, MD    www.wineinthewoods.com   

20-21 May

Doheny Blues Festival -- Doheny State Beach, Dana Point, CA  (949) 360-7800     http://dohenybluesfestival.com/
Robin Trower, Samantha Fish, Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters,

25-28 May

Rooster Walk – Blue Mountain Festival Grounds, Martinsville, VA    www.roosterwalk.com
Marcus King Band, Billy Strings, Eric Krasno, Yarn, Erin & the Wildfire, Trongone Band,

22-25 May?

Sacramento Music Festival --  Sacramento, CA    http://sacjazz.com 

27-29 May

Silver City Blues Festival  -- FREE  Gough Park, Silver City, NM      www.silvercity.org      http://mimbresarts.org/blues-festival-homepage/

22-24 May?

Roanoke Festival in the Park  -- Elmwood Park,  Roanoke, VA     www.roanokefestival.com   

23 May?

Little Walter Music Festival – Alexandria, LA 

26-28 May

Chantilly Bluesgrass & BBQ Festival – Chantilly Festival Farm, Floyd, VA    http://www.chantillyfarm.com/bluegrass-festival
Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice,

23-25 May?

Rockville Hometown Holidays Street Festival – Rockville, MD       http://www.rockvillemd.gov/DocumentCenter/View/10858

23-24 May?

Santa Cruz Blues Fest --  Santa Cruz, CA (831)479-9814      santacruzbluesfestival.com  

28 May

Blues Society of Central PA Treasures Picnic   VFW Picnic Grounds,  Shellsville, PA   12-8pm    (717) 599-7798     bscpblues.org   

24 May?

BB King Homecoming Festival – BB King Museum, Indianola

26-29 May

Woodflock 2017 -   Red Bluff, CA    www.unhitched.com
Campout with Antsy McClain & the Trailer Park Troubadours

25-29 May

Strawberry Music Festival --   Nevada County Farigrounds, Grass Valley, CA    strawberrymusic.com    
Richard Thompson, Elephant Revival, Dangermuffin, Diryu Revival,    

27-28 May

Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival – Simi Valley, CA    www.cajun-blues.com
Doug Kershaw, Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, Lazy Lester, Jo-el Sonnier, The Yardbirds, Robby Krieger, Kelly’s Lot, Alex Nester, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & Golden Eagle, Mitch Ryder, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, The 44’s, Bayou Brothers, Crawdaddio,

30 May?

Hungry for Music Crawfish Boil – Fort Hunt Park   Alexandria, VA    (advance purchase required) 

30-31 May?

Sweetlife FestivalMerriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD

30-31 May?

Blue Ridge Music Festival – Salem, VA     www.blueridgemusicfestival.com

JUNE

1-3 Jun

Graves Mountain Festival of Music – Graves Mtn Lodge, Syria, VA    http://www.gravesmountain.com/     (camping on-site)
Pickin' Daisies, Reno & Harrell, Charm City Junction, Mark Templeton & Pocket Change, Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, The Steeldrivers, Ronnie Reno & The Reno Tradition, Trinity River Band, Terry Baucom, Barefoot Movement, Sideline, Mountain Heart, Rob Ickes, Brad Davis, Sister Sadie, Seldom Scene, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Ralph Stanley II, Lonesome River Band, Shenandoah

1-3 Jun

Virginia Beach Patriot Festival  -- Virginia Beach, VA     www.patrioticfestival.com
Jake Owen, Darius Rucker, Old Dominion, +

1-4 Jun

Western Maryland Blues Fest – Hagerstown, MD  (301)739-8577 ext 116  blues-fest.org
Hard Swimming Fish,
East Coast Stroke, Justin Kalk, Selwyn Birchwood, Anthony Rosano & Conqueroos, Ron Holloway Band, Nikki Hill,

Eric Krasno Band, Nick Moss Band, Quinn Sullivan, Rhythm Kings, Terry Oates & Mudcats, Roger Girke, Derobert & the Half-Truths, lower case blues band, Eric Steckel,

1-4 Jun

Herndon Festival  -- Herndon, VA    www.herndonfestival.net  

1-4 Jun

Washington Folk Festival – Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD    FREE   www.fsgw.org    glenechopark.org

1-4 Jun

RiverFest Arts & Music Festival -- Little Rock, AR  (501)255-3378    www.riverfestarkansas.com

2-4 June

Michael Arnone’s  Crawfish Festival – Sussex Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ 212-539-8830    crawfishfest.com 
Tab Benoit, Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, Cabinet, Yarn, Alexis P Suter, Feufollet, Terrance Simien & Zydeco Experience, Little Freddie King, Rebirth Brass Band, Anders Osborne, Flow Tribe, Geno Delafose & French Rockin Boogie, Nick Moss Band, Papa John Gross Band, Keystal Livingston, Mason Ruffner, Darcy Malone & the Tangle, Henry Butler’s Jambalaya Band, ++

4-7 June?

Roots on the River  -- Bellow Falls, VT    rootsontheriver.com  

1-4 Jun

Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival – Mauna Kea Beach Hotel,  Kohala, HI       http://www.bigislandjazzandbluesfestival.com/

2-10 Jun

Wichita River Festival – Wichita, KS      http://wichitariverfest.com/

5-7 June?

Taste of Wheaton – Wheaton Triangle, Wheaton, MD    http://www.wheatonchamber.com/pages/TasteofWheaton  

9-11 June

Celebrate Fairfax – Fairfax Govt Center,  Fairfax, VA     www.celebratefairfax.com

5-7 June?

NY Governors Ball Music Festival – Randall’s Island Park, NYC, NY     http://governorsballmusicfestival.com/

5-6 June?

T-Bone Walker Blues Festival  -- Longview, TX

5-6 June?

Taste of Syracuse  -- Syracuse, NY     www.tasteofsyracuse.com

5-6 June?

Brevard Blues Festival – Brevard, NC     http://www.brevardbluesfestival.com/

5-7 June?

Capital Jazz Festival – Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD

8 June

Cherokee Bluegrass Festival – Cherokee, NC    www.adamsbluegrass.com 
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver,

8-11 June

Blast from the Bayou  -- Preston, CT (888) 794-7944  strawberrypark.net

9-11 June

HarborFest  -- Town Point Park,  Norfolk, VA       festevents.org  

9-11 June

Chicago Blues Fest  -- FREE  - Grant Park, Chicago, IL  (312)744-3370 (312)744-3315       chicagobluesfestival.us

6 June?

Strasburg Blues Festival – Strasburg Moose Festival Grounds, Strasburg, VA    804-214-0312     http://heyevent.com/event/1548806315398788/strasburg-blues-festival

9-17 June

Riverbend Festival  -- Chattanooga, TN    www.riverbendfestival.com
Toby Keith, Brett Young, Old Dominion,

6-7 June?

Harpers Ferry Outdoor Festival --  Harpers Ferry, WV    www.blueridgecenter.org    www.hfof.org    www.harpersferryoutdoorfestival.org   

6 June?

Glover Park Day Festival --  Guy Mason Rec Center, 3600 Calvert St NW, Washington  DC   www.gloverparkday.org

4 June?

Chester County Blues BBQWyndsor Farm, Elverson, PA    http://www.chestercountyblues.com/

7 June?

Federal Hill Jazz & Blues Festival --  FREE Baltimore, MD    historicfederalhill.org   

10-11 June

St Georges Blues Festival – St Gabriel’s Lodge, New Castle, DE     diamondstateblues.com  

10 June

Billtown Blues Festival -- Hughesville, PA  (570) 584-4480  billtownblues.org  
Mike Zito, Billy Price, Chris O’Leary Band, Mississippi Heat, Bob’s of the Blues (Bob Margolin, Bob Stroger, Bob Corritore),

10-17 June

Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival – Bill Monroe Campground Park, Nashville, IN      www.beanblossomus.com   
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver,

12-13 Jun?

Greeley Blues Jam Festival – Island Grove Park, Greeley, CO     http://greeleybluesjam.com/

12-13 Jun?

Pop Ferguson Blues Heritage Festival – Lenoir, NC     www.popfergusonbluesfestival.blogspot.com  

12-13 Jun?

Stoney Creek Bluegrass Festival Stoney Creek Resort, Greenville, VA    http://www.stoneycreekresort.net

30 June
- 2 July

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

12-14 Jun?

Tinner Hill Blues Festival -- Cherry Hill Park, Falls Church, VA 703 248-5001   www.tinnerhill.org    www.FallsChurchVa.Gov

10-11 June

Bawlmer Honfest 2012 --  Falls Rd @ 36th St, Baltimore, MD    honfest.net/

10 June

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

13 June?

Breaux Vineyards Cajun Festival and Crawfish Boil -- Hillsboro VA    http://www.breauxvineyards.com              

  11 June

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

13 June?

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

13-14 Jun?

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

13-14 Jun?

Dauphin County Music & Wine Festival      Fort Hunter, PA      bscpblues.org       www.dauphincounty.org

14-17 June

WC Handy Blues & BBQ Festival --  FREE  Henderson, KY  (800) 648-3128     handyblues.org   

14 Jun?

Takoma Park Jazz Festival -- Takoma Park, MD    http://tpjazzfest.org/  

16-18 June

Mountain Jam  -- Hunter Mountain, NY    www.mountainjam.com
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton, Gary Clark Jr, Michael Franti & Spearhead, St Paul & The Broken Bones, The Strumbellas, Shovels & Rope, The Revivalists, The Infamous Stringdusters, White Denim, Elephant Revival, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, River Whyless

15-18 June

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

15-18 June

Mad Tea Party Jam – Hedgesville, WV     www.themadteapartyjam.com

15-18 June

Firefly Music Festival – Dover Speedway, Dover DE      www.fireflyfestival.com

18-21 Jun?

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

19-22 Jun?

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

19-21 Jun?

Lake Placid Blue s& Heritage Festival – Lake Placid, NY

19-20 Jun?

Blues on the Fox Festival --  River Edge Park    Aurora, Il    http://riveredgeaurora.com   

20 Jun?

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

20 Jun?

Columbia Pike Blues Festival --  FREE  Arlington, VA (703) 892-2776   www.columbia-pike.org/  1-8pm  

20 Jun?

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

20-21 Jun?

Clearwater Festival – Great Hudson River Revival – Croton Point Park, Croton on Hudson, NY      http://www.clearwaterfestival.org

20-21 Jun?

Cajun & Blues Festival – Lodi, CA      www.isletoncajunfestival.net

20-21 Jun?

Long Beach Bayou Festival – Long Beach, CA     www.longbeachbayou.com

21-24 Jun

Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival   --  Summersville, WV   http://www.adamsbluegrass.com/Festivals.html
Doyle Lawson & Quick Silver,

23-25 June

Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival  -- Town Point Park,  Norfolk, VA       festevents.org   

25-29 Jun & 2-6 July

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

23-25 June

Kate Wolf Music Festival  -- Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville, CA     www.katewolfmusicfestival.com
John Prine, Bruce Cockburn, Blind Pilot, Paul Thorn Band, The Waifs, Paper Bird, Brandy Carlisle, Playing For Change, Las Cafeteras, Dirty Cello, Baka Beyond, Dirty Cello, Dar Williams, Front Country, Luksa Nelson & Promise of the Real, Rising Applachia, Poor Man’s Whiskey, Rainbow Girls, Sam Chase & the Untraditional,

25-27 Jun?

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

26-27 Jun?

Jack’s Mountatin Blues Festival --  Laurelton, PA 17835    www.jacksmountainbluesfestival.com   (570) 452-0088

23-25 June

River and Roots Festival – Watermelon Park, Berryville, VA     http://www.riverandroots.com/

24 Jun

South Branch Valley Bluegrass Festival -- Wapocoma Campground, Romney, WV     http://wapocomacampground.com/

26-27 Jun?

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

26 Jun?

Charleston Blues Brews & BBQs --  Univ of Charleston, Charleston, WV      http://www.fundfortheartswv.org

28-28 Jun?

Paulie’s New Orleans Jazz & Blues Festival – Worcester, MA    http://baevents.com/pauliesnolabluesandjazzfestival/

27-28 Jun?

DC Capital Barbecue Battle -- Washington, DC    bbqdc.com

27-29 Jun?

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

27-28 Jun?

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

27 Jun?

Shepherdstown Street Festival  -- Shepherdstown, WV    shepherdstownstreetfest.org         

27 Jun?

Chincoteague Bay Trails End Blues Festival Horntown, VA    http://trailsendassoc.com/events

27-28 Jun?

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

28 Jun?

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

28 June –
9 July

SummerfestMilwaukee, WI 

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty & Heartbreakers,  Chris Stapleton,  +++

JULY

 

30 June
- 2 July

Great Blue Heron Festival – Sherman, NY        http://greatblueheron.com/
Donna the Buffalo,

30 June
- 4 July

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

 

29 June
- 2 July

High Sierra Music Festival  – Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds, Quincy, CA        www.HighSierraMusic.com
Trey Anastasio Band, Ween, Galactic, Mike Gordon, Con Brio, Fruition, The Suffers, Aoife O’Donovan, BillyStrings, Lil Smokies, Big Something, Achilles Wheel,  

2-3 Jul?

Syracuse Jazz Festival  -- Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY   www.syracusejazzfest.com

4 July

Capitol Fourth – National Mall   Washington DC

4 July

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

4 July

Willie Nelson Picnic --   Austin, TX       

9-14 July

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

3-5 Jul?

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

8-12 Jul?

Black Potatoe Music Festival – Red Hill Museum, Clinton NJ

6-16 July

RBC Royal Bank BluesfestLebreton Flats, Ottawa, Canada     http://ottawabluesfest.ca/

6-9 July

Briggs Farm Blues Festival – Nescopeck, PA  (570) 379-3342      www.briggsfarm.com
Slam Allen, Eric Gales, Joanna Connor, Devon Allman, Swamp Candy, Vanessa Collier,

6-9 July

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

7-8 July

New York State Blues Festival – Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY                 http://nysbluesfest.com/

13-16 July

California Worldfest – Grass Valley, CA    www.worldfest.net

13-15 July

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

13-16 July

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

13-16 July

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

14-15 July

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

11-12 Jul?

Common Ground on the Hill Festival - Westminster, MD     www.commongroundonthehill.com 

11 Jul?

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

11-12 Jul?

Johnnie Johnson Blues & Jazz Festival – Fairmont, WV         

14-16 July

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

14-15 July

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

14-16 July

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

15-16 July

North Atlantic Blues Festival -- Rockland, ME     northatlanticbluesfestival.com
Walter Trout, Shemekia Copeland, Kenny Neal, Harmonicon w/Sugar Blue, Billy Branch & Jason Ricci, Dayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, Kelly Hunt, Christone Kingfish Ingram, Anthony Gomes, Biscuit Miller & the Mix, Sari Schorr

15 July

Bucks County Blues Society R&B Picnic -- Snipes Farm, Morrisville, PA   www.buckscountybluessociety.org/  (coolers ok)
Albert Castiglia, Slam Allen,

16 July

BSCP Mississippi Railroad   --  Shellsville VFW Picnic Grounds, Grantville, PA  bscpblues.org  
Mark “Muleman” Massey w/Billy Earheart (Amazing Rhythm Aces),

16-21 July

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

17-19 Jul?

Artscape -- FREE  Baltimore, MD    artscape.org     

20-23 July

Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival  --  Fair Grounds, Trumansburg, NY     http://www.grassrootsfest.org/
Donna the Buffalo

17-18 Jul?

Rock the Barn Music Festival – Clarence, NY    www.rockthebarn.com

21-23 July

Winthrop R&B Festival --  Hwy20 Blues Ranch, Winthrop, WA        winthropbluesfestival.com  
Delbert McClinton, Chubby Carrier & the Swamp Bayou Band,                Too Slim & the Taildraggers, Sugaray Rayford

18 Jul?

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

17-18 Jul?

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

21-23 July

Lowertown Blues Festival – St Paul, MN    http://lowertownbluesfestival.com

21-23 July

Weekend in the Country -- Wapocoma Campground, Romney, WV     http://wapocomacampground.com/
Charlie Daniels Band, Mark Willis, Mickey Gilley, Doug Stone

23-25 July

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

26-30 July

FloydFest -- MP 170.5 Blue Ridge Parkway, Chateau Morrisette, Floyd, VA  floydfest.com
Thievery Corporation, Michael Franti & Spearhead, St Paul & Broken Bones, Leftover Salmon, Steel Pulse, White Denim, Turkauz, Fruition, Ralroad Earth, Shovels and Rope, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Keller Williams, Tauk, Larry Keel Experience, Nicola Cruz, That 1 Guy, Steel Wheels, Big Something, HoneyHoney, Baskery, Bg Something, Shook Twins, Lil Smokies, Suitcase Junket, Hillbilly Casino, Urban Soil, The Tillers, Jack Broadbent, Rebekah Todd & the Odyssey, Bandititos John Stickley Trio, Alanna Royale, Davy Knowles, Honey Island Swamp Band, Strange Americans, Whickerman, The Brother Brothers, Edward David Anderson, Dead 27’s, McLovins, Drunken Hearts, Troe Pierce & the T-Stories, Kansas Bible Company, Hayley Jane & the Primates, Liver Down the River, Broccoli Samurai,

28-30 July

Lowell Folk Festival --  Lowell, MA   lowellfolkfestival.org   

28-29 July

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

 24-26 Jul?

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

28-30 July

RockyGrass Festival – Lyons, CO    https://www.bluegrass.com/rockygrass/

28-30 July

Newport Folk Festival --  Fort Adams Park, Newport, RI    http://www.newportfolk.org

24-26 Jul?

Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival  -- Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY

30 July

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

30 July
– 4 Aug

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

27-28 Jul?

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

31 July
– 6 Aug

Calgary International Blues Festival – Shaw Millennium Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada      www.calgarybluesfest.com
 

3-6 Aug

Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza – Sam’s Wood Site, Mammoth Lakes, CA    www.mammothbluesbrewsfest.com

28-29 July

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

31 July - 
1 Aug?

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

4-6 Aug

Telluride Jazz Festival -- Telluride, CO  telluridejazz.org 

4-6 Aug

Newport Jazz Festival --   Fort Adams Park, Newport, RI      https://newportjazzfest.org/

3-6 Aug

Lollapolooza – Chicago, Il    www.lollapalooza.com

AUGUST

 

2-9 Aug?

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

2 Aug

Pickin in Parsons Bluegrass Festival – Five River Campground, Parsons, WV    www.fiverivercampground.com
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver,

4-6 Aug

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

6-8 Aug?

Lil Margarets Bluegrass FestivalLeonardtown,MD    www.lilmargaretsbluegrass.com

6-9 Aug?

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

4-13 Aug

Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA     www.musikfest.org

11-13 Aug

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

4-6 Aug

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

11-12 Aug

Heritage Music Blues Festival -- Heritage Port Amphitheater, Wheeling, WV (304) 232-8705    heritagemusicfest.com

7-8 Aug?

Cincinnati Blues Festival – Sawyer Point, Cincinnati, OH     www.cincyblues.org

3-6 Aug?

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

11-13 Aug

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

7-9 Aug?

Augusta Festival – Elkins, WV    www.augustaheritagecenter.org

8 Aug?

Shenandoah Valley Blues & Brews Festival  Sunspots Pavilion, Staunton, VA  http://www.shenandoahconcerts.com

8 Aug?

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

12 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

13-16 Aug?

Peach Music Festival – Montage Mountain,  Scranton, PA      http://thepeachmusicfestival.com

14-16 Aug?

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

19-20 Aug

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

18-20 Aug

White Mountain Blues Festival -- Thornton, NH  whitemountainboogie.com  nhblues.com

19-20 Aug

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

18-20 Aug

Rocky Mountain Folks Festival – Lyon, CO    http://www.bluegrass.com/folks/

15 Aug?

Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest -- Wintergreen Resort,  Wintergreen, VA   (434) 325-08292   ,  www.wintergreenperformingarts.org

17-19 Aug

North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival – Marion, NC    http://www.adamsbluegrass.com/

18-19 Aug

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

18-19 Aug

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

19 Aug

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

21-22 Aug?

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

22 Aug?

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

22 Aug?

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

19 Aug

Latino Music Festival – Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA   festevents.org   

24-27 Aug

LocknInterlocken Music Festival – Oak Ridge Farm,  Arrington, VA    http://www.locknfestival.com/
Govt Mule, Phil Lesh & the Terrapin Family Band, Keller Williams, John Butler Trio, The Revivalists, Avett Brothers, Greensky Bluegrass, moe, JJ Grey & Mofro, String Cheese Incident, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Widespread Panic, Marcus King Band, Tauk, Brandi Carlisle, Eric Krasno Band, Margo Price, Umphrey’s McGee, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead,

24-26 Aug

Bean Blossom Blues Festival --  Bill Monroe Campground Park, Nashville, IN   www.beanblossomblues.com

25-27 Aug

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

26 Aug

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

26 Aug
- 4 Sept

New York State Fair – Syracuse, NY    www.nysfair.org
 

29-30 Aug?

North River Blues Festival – Marshfield Fairgrounds, Marshfield, MA

29 Aug?

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

SEPT

31 Aug-Sept 4

Strawberry Music Festival --  Westside, Tuolumne, CA    strawberrymusic.com         New venue!
Hot Rize, Bryan Sutton Band, Western Centuries, Kahulanui, Painted Madolin,

1-4 Sept

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

4-6 Sep?

Snowy Range Music Festival – Albany County Fairgrounds, Laramie, WY

1-3 Sep

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

1-3 Sept

Rhythm & Roots Festival -- Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI  (888) 855-6940    rhythmandroots.com    (10000)
The Mavericks, Roseanne Cash, Squirrel Nut Zippers, New Orleans Suspects w/ Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett, Marcia Ball, Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, Shinyribs, HatFitz & Cara, PineLeaf Boys, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Horace Trahan & Ossun Express, Alex Meixner Band, Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, Roddie Romero & Hub City All Stars, Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band , Hot Tamale Brass Band,

2 Sept

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

3 Sept

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

 

5-6 Sep?

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

5-6 Sep?

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

2-3 Sept

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

5-6 Sep?

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

 7 Sep?

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

9-10 Sep

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

9-11 Sep?

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

11-13 Sep?

Niagara Falls Blues Festival – Niagara Falls, NY      http://niagarafallsbluesfest.org/

7-10 Sep

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

Dr John, Mavis, 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, 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, Casey Hensey Band w/Debbie Davies, Jason Ricci, Billy Price, Deanna Bogart, Mike Welch, +

8-10 Sep

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

11-12 Sep?

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

11-12 Sep?

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

8-10 Sep

Wheatland Music Festival – Wheatland Place, Lancaster, PA    http://www.wheatlandmusic.org/

10 Sep?

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

12 Sep?

2 Left Feet Blues FestivalMiddlefiled, CT   www.2leftfeetbluesfestial.com

12 Sep?

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

12-13 Sep?

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

12-17 Sept

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

15-17 Sept

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

16 Sept

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

17-20 Sep?

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

18-19 Sep?

Roadhouse Bluesfest – Jonathan’s Landing,   Magnolia, DE    www.centraldelawareblues.com    

15-17 Sept

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

15-17 Sept

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

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

19 Sep?

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

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   

23 Sep

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

24-27 Sep?

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

23-25 Sep

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

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

29 Sept-
 1 Oct

Mighty Mississippi Music Festival    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

2-4 Oct?

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

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,

6-8 Oct
and
13-15 Oct

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

3 Oct?

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

7-10 Oct?

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

8-11 Oct?

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

8-11 Oct?

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

13-15 Oct

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

12-15 Oct

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

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

6-8 Oct

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

13-15 Oct

Richmond Folk Festival  Richmond, VA     richmondfolkfestival.org  

9-10 Oct?

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

6-9 Oct?

Daytona Blues Festival  -- Jackie Robinson Ballpark, Daytona Beach, FL     daytonabluesfestival.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   

17-18 Oct?

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

18-25 Oct?

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

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, Elvon 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, 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/

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

5 Dec?

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

?? Dec

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

2017

2-7 Jan

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

4-11 Feb

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise –Ft Lauderdale, FL to Antigua, St Kitts & Grand Turk   (888) BLUESIN    www.bluescruise.com