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  

 



  THIS IS A WORK  IN  PROGRESS !!   Any dates with ? are from 2014 and have not been updated for 2015  yet.  Be patient – sorry, I’m busy.

2015

APRIL

 

?4-5 April

Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival    Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ   www.celebrationofthesuds.com
Over 100 breweries showcase unique libations

10-19 April

Berks Jazz Festival -- Reading, PA  (610) 898-7298  berksjazzfest.com
Mindi Abair & Boneshakers w/Sweetpea Atkinso,Pieces of a Dream, Brian Bromberg, Tommy Katona & Texas Flood, Soul of Jazz, Incognito, Urban Jazz Coalition, Jazz Orchestra of Philadelpha, Andrew Neu, , Gerald Albright, Brian Culbertson, Dianne Reeves, US Army Ambassadors, Djangoholics Anonymous, Original Groovemasters, Will Downing, Pat Travers Band, James Hunter Six, Marion Meadows & Paul Taylor, Nick Colionne, Marc Antoine, Royal Scam, Royal Southern Brotherhood + many more

?7-12 Apr

Cruise To The Edge – Miami, FL to Isla de Roatan, Honduras, Cozumel      www.cruisetotheedge.com
 

10-12 ?Apr

Wanee Music Festival  Live Oak,FL  waneefestival.com  
Allman Brothers,  Gov’t Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Ziggy Marley, Trey Anastasio Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blues Traveler, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Rusted Root,

Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Umphrey’s McGee, Hot Tuna Electric, moe., Ivan Neville’s Dumpstafunk,  Soulive, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Walter Trout, Rob Garza, Blind Boys of Alabama, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Melvin Seals & JGB, Futurebirds, Matt Schofield, Break Science, Sean Chambers, Yeti Trio.

10-13 ?Apr

Juke Joint Festival -- Clarksdale, MS (662) 624-5992     jukejointfestival.com   
Jimbo Mathus, Lightnin Malcolm, The Cornlickers, Terry Harmonica Bean,   +

10 - 12 Apr

Tampa Bay Blues Festival -- Vinoy Waterfront Park, St Petersburg, FL (727) 502-5000     tampabaybluesfest.com
Fri: Brandon Santini, Denise LaSalle, John Nemeth, Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers, Tower of Power 

Sat: Bernard Allison Group, Carolyn Wonderland, Tab Benoit, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, Boz Scaggs 

Sun:  Betty Fox, Albert Castiglia, Bryan Lee, The Lee Boys, Southern Hospitality

11 April

Baton Rouge Blues Festival --  FREE  Fairgrounds, Baton Rouge, LA     http://www.batonrougebluesfestival.org/

12-13 ?April

Tortuga Music Festival – Fort Lauderdale, FL      www.tortugamusicfestival.com

16-19 Apr

Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival  -- FREE  Pittsboro, NC    http://shakorihillsgrassroots.org/
Donna The Buffalo,  The Honeycutters, Greg Humphreys, Billy Strings & Don Juli +,

17-19 April

George's Music Springing the Blues Festival – FREE   Seawalk Plaza  Jacksonville Beach, FL  (800) 864-7186  springingtheblues.com 
Homemade Jamz Blues Band, Tinsley Ellis, Lee Boys, Cedric Burnside Project, Selwyn Birchwood, Kara Grainger, +

20 ?April

Blues, Brews & BBQ – Seminole Casino, Coconut Creek, FL
Tab Benoit, North Mississippi All-Stars Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Albert Cummings, Bonerama w/Dave Malone. 

20 ?April

Federal Hill Spring Block Party --  FREE Baltimore, MD     historicfederalhill.org

23-26 April

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

Alberti Flea Circus, Backporch Bluegrass, Baillie and The Boys, Banknotes, Glenn Bannerman, Del Barber, Baskery, Bayou Diesel, Jesse and Noah Bellamy, Bethel University Bluegrass Bands, Lee Bidgood, Big Sandy and His Fly Rite Boys, The Black Cadillacs, Keny Neal, The Black Lillies, Blue-Bop, Blue Highway, Blue Ridge Heritage Cloggers, Roy Book Binder, Laura Boosinger, Logan Brill, Sam Bush Band, Chatham County Line, Donna the Buffalo, Farmer Jason, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Front Country, The Gibson Brothers, Mitch Greenhill, Wayne Henderson, Bob Hill, The Honey Dewdrops, The Honeycutters, Hot Rize and Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers, The InterACTive Theatre of Jef, Veronika Jackson, Mark Johnson, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Kruger Brothers, Jim Lauderdale, Jack Lawrence, Emory Lester, Jeff Little, The Local Boys, Locust Honey, Doug MacLeod, The Marshall Tucker Band, Bill Mathis, Andy May, The David Mayfield Parade, Del McCoury, The Jason Lee McKinney Band, Mipso, Bill Mize, Moore Brothers Band, Cahalen Morrison and Eli West, Nashville Bluegrass Band, New Country Rehab, North Mississippi Allstars, Blind Boy Paxton, The Ragbirds, Carol Rifkin & Friends, William Ritter and Sarah Ogletree, Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis, Peter Rowan, Scythian, The Sheets Family Band, Steve and Ruth Smith, Joe Smothers, South Carolina Broadcasters, Larry Stephenson Band, The Stray Birds, Sutton, Holt and Coleman, Tut Taylor, Paul Thorn, ToneBlazers, Happy Traum, The Two Man Gentleman Band, Underhill Rose, Unspoken Tradition, Richard Watson, The Waybacks, Charles Welch, Pete & Joan Wernick, Joe West and Santa Fe Revue, Ted White, Brandon Whyde & The Devils Keep, Tony Williamson, +

24-26 April

and

1-3 May

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival -- New Orleans, LA  (504) 592-0529   nojazzfest.com 
Elton John, The Who, Jimmy Buffett, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Keith Urban, Pitbull, John Legend, Ed Sheeran, Jimmie Vaughan, TI, Chicago, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Hozier, Widespread Panic, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ryan Adams, Steve Winwood, Wilco, The Meters, Jimmy Cliff, Buddy Guy, Allen Toussaint, The O’Jays, Irma Thomas, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Dr John, Radiators, Anthony Hamilton, Kacey Musgraves, Robert Cray, Shovels & Rope, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Third World, Aaron Neville, Delbert McClinton, Angelique Kidjo, Taj Mahal, Estelle, Maze w/Frankie Beverly, Tab Benoit, Cassandra Wilson, Shirley Caesar, Charles Lloyd, Juvenile & Mannie Fresh Together, Marcia Ball, Kermit Ruffins & BBQ Swingers, Blind Boys of Alabama, Big Freedia, rumul, Paloma Faith, Galactic with guest Macy Gray, Rebirth Brass Band, Anders Osborne, The Word, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, John P. Kee & New Life, Christian McBride Big Band with Dianne Reeves and Jeffrey Osborne,  Chubby Carrier, Geno Delafose, Wayne Toups Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Pastor Marvin Sapp, The Terence Blanchard E-Collective, Sturgill Simpson, BWB w/Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum & Norman Brown, Vintage Trouble, Shooter Jennings, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Davell Crawford presents “To Fats with Love”, Lágbájá of Nigeria, Big Chief Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias, Buckwheat Zydeco, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Jon Cleary, Luke James, Donald Harrison, Glen David Andrews, La Santa Cecilia, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Monty Alexander: Harlem-Kingston Express, Ellis Marsalis, Cowboy Mouth, Kenny Garrett, Vieux Farka Toure, Royal Teeth, Ms Ruby Wilson’s Tribute to Bessie Smith, Ironing Board Sam, Amanda Shires, Pine Leaf Boys, Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr  & Zydeco Twisters, Snarky Puppy, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Revivalists, Carolyn Wonderland, Creole String Beans, New Orleans Suspects, Eagle & Hawk, Nicholas Payton, Honey Island Swamp Band, The Soul Rebels, Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9, Jewel Brown with Gregg Stafford’s Jazz Hounds, Creole Wild West, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Golden Eagles, Young Guardians of the Flame, and White Cloud Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, Young Men Olympia Aid, Divine Ladies, Big Four, Original Big Seven Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church Mass Choir, The Sensational Chosen Voices, Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, Ottertrail Native American Dance Troupe, Rising Dragon Lion Dance Team, Calliope Puppets and more

25-27 ?Apr,

Tuck Fest – US National Whitewater Center, Charlottte, NC    www.tuckfest.org

26-27 ?Apr

Halifax Oyster & Music Festival – Manatee Island Park, Daytona Beach, FL     http://www.halifaxoysterfestival.com/index.html

26 ?April

Panhandle Earth Day Festival – Morgan’s Grove, Shepherdstown, WV     http://pedc.earthvibeproductions.com/home.htm  

26 ?April

Southern Maryland Celtic Festival – Jefferson Patterson Park, Prince Frederick, MD    http://www.cssm.org/festival  

27 ?April

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

MAY

 

2 ?May

FIYA Fest  -- Mardi Gras World, New Orleans, LA      www.fiyafest.com

1-3 May

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival -- New Orleans, LA  (504) 592-0529   nojazzfest.com         see above listing for April 24-26

2-4 ?May

Baltimore Irish Trad Festival    various locations,  Baltimore, MD  http://www.baltimoreirisharts.com/

2-4 ?May

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

2-4 ?May

 

2-4 ?May

Apple Blossom Festival – Winchester, VA    www.thebloom.com
Parades, Fireworks, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Car Show in various locations

9 May

Parkfest Blues – Pocahontas State Park, Chesterfield, VA     www.parkfestblues.com
Debbie Davies, JP Soars,

3 ?May

Blues Brews & BBQs Festival   Capitol Theatre Back Lot,  Chambersburg, PA   http://www.thecapitoltheatre.org     (717) 263-0202

4 ?May

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

4 ?May

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

8 ?May

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

8-11 ?May

Gator by the Bay: San Diego Zydeco & Blues Festival -- San Diego, CA  (619)234-8612   sandiegofestival.com
 

8-11 ?May

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

9-10 ?May

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

9-11 ?May

Blossoms Blooming Music Festival --  Green Hill Farm, Sharpsburg, MD    www.stubhub.com/green-hill-farm-tickets

 

9-11 ?May

Pork in the Park  -- WinterPlace Park,  Salisbury, MD      www.porkinthepark.org
 

10 ?May

Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival -- Thomson, GA  (706)597-1000   blindwillie.com 
 

15-18 ?May

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

16-19 ?May

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

16-18 ?May

Mt Vernon Wine Festival --  Mt Vernon Plantation, Alexandria, VA  

16-17 ?May

Charlie West Blues Festival --  Harris Riverfront Park,  Huntington, WV    www.charliewestbluesfest.com            CANCELLED in 2014 !!

16-18 ?May

Hang Out Music Festival -- Gulf Shores, AL    hangoutmusicfest.com 
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16-17 May

Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival --  Sandy Point Park,  Annapolis, MD     www.bayblues.org

Tommy Castro and the Painkillers, Davy Knowles, Sisterhood of Soul (Patty Reese, Lisa Lim, Little Margie Clark, Justine Miller, Heather Haze & Leigh Pilzer)

Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Charlie Musselwhite, Shemekia Copeland, Mingo Fishtrap, Jarekus Singleton

17 ?May

Carolina 'Lite' Blues Festival – Festival Park, Greensboro, NC (336) 275-4944  piedmontblues.org 

 

17-18 ?May

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

17-18 ?May

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

17-18 ?May

Doheny Blues Festival -- Doheny State Beach, Dana Point, CA  (949) 360-7800    omegaevents.com
  

17 ?May

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

24 May

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

21-24 May

Delfest  -- Allegany County Fairgrounds, Cumberland, MD delfest.com
Del McCoury Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Trampled By Turtles, Railroad Earth, Greensky Bluegrass, Travelin' McCourys, Leftover Salmon, Lake Street Dive, Hot Rize, Shovels & Rope, Jeff Austin Band (w/ Danny Barnes, Ross Martin and Eric Thorin), Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers, Steep Canyon Rangers, Sierra Hull, Gibson Brothers,

Seldom Scene, Larry Keel Experience, Joe Craven, Black Lillies, Mandolin Orange, Billy Strings & Don Julin, Nora Jane Struthers & Party Line, Dead Winter Carpenters, Ashleigh Flynn & The Back Porch Majority, cCoury Brothers and more TBA!

22-26 ?May

Strawberry Music Festival -- Yosemite, CA (209) 984-8630  strawberrymusic.com           CANCELLED in 2014 !!

22-25 ?May

Rooster Walk – Blue Mountain Festival Grounds, Martinsville, VA    www.roosterwalk.com

 

23-26 ?May

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

23-25 ?May

Silver City Blues Festival  -- FREE  Gough Park, Silver City, NM  www.silvercity.org
 

22-24 May

Roanoke Festival in the Park  -- Elmwood Park,  Roanoke, VA     roanokefestival.org   
Tommy Castro & Painkillers,

23-25 ?May

Blues Cruise Reunion Party – Knuckleheads,  Kansas City, MO     www.knuckleheadskc.com

 

23-25 ?May

Virginia Beach Salute To Summer Festival  -- Virginia Beach, VA  

23-25 ?May

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

25 ?May

Chantilly Bluesgrass & BBQ Festival – Chantilly Festival Farm, Floyd, VA

24-26 ?May

Rockville Hometown Holidays Street Festival – Rockville, MD     http://md-rockville.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/7380

24-25 ?May

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

24-25 ?May

Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival – Simi Valley, CA    www.cajun-blues.com

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25 ?May

Ed & Tobi's Benefit  Party  -- 12-8pm    Rosedale American Legion Hall, Rosdale, MD  
Mikey Junior, Nighthawks, Roger Girke, Jimmy Pritchard, Pete Kanaras, Bad Influence, Automatic Slim, Big Boy Little, Ursula Ricks Project, Nothing But Trouble +

28-30 May

Strawberry Park Bluegrass Festival  -- Preston, CT     www.strawberrypark.net
Gibson Brothers, The Steeldriver, Kruger Brothers, Della Mae, Clair Lynch, South Carolina Broadcasters, Gail Wade, Amy Gallatin, Lonely Heartstrings Band, Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing

28-30 May

Graves Mountain Festival of Music  -- Syria, VA     www.cybergrass.com
Blue Mafia, Feller and Hill, Rebecca Frazier and Hit & Run, Malpass Brothers, Lonesome River Band, Larry Keel Experience,  Balsam Range, Mark Templeton & Pocket Change,  Adkins & Loudermilk, Newton & Thomas,  Flatt Lonesome,  Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out.  Willie Watson, Seldom Scene, Del McCoury Band, US Navy Band Country Current, Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome, Joe Mullins/Radio Ramblers,  Jessica Weaver/Silver Linings,  Junior Sisk/ Ramblers Choice, Doyle Lawson/Quicksilver +

29 ?May -
1 June

Herndon Festival  -- Herndon, VA    herndonfestival.net  
 

28-31 ?May

Western Maryland Blues Fest – Hagerstown, MD  (301)739-8577 ext 116  blues-fest.org
Th: |   Fri:    |  Sat:
 Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials  |  Sun:

30 ?May -
1 June

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

29-31 May

Michael Arnone’s  Crawfish Festival – Sussex Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ 212-539-8830    crawfishfest.com 

Dr John, Anders Osborne, George Porter Jr & Runnin’ Pardners, Marc Broussard, From Good Homes, Raw Oyster Cult, Kermit Ruffins & Barbeque Swingers, Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, New Orleans Suspects, Rosie Ledet & Zydeco Playboys, Samantha Fish, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Sister Sparrow & Dirty Birds, Honey Island Swamp Band, John Papa Gros Band, Stooges Brass Band, Jarekus Singleton, Nikki Hill, CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band, The Heard, Gas House Gorillas, The Matt Angus Thing w/ Anthony Morgan's Inspirational Choir of Harlem, Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew +

Workshops by Geno Delafose, Katie Henry, Rosie Ledet and C.J. Chenier.

29-31 May

Virginia Beach Patriot Festival  -- Virginia Beach, VA     www.patrioticfestival.com
Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lee Brice,

31 ?May

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

31 ?May -
1 June

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

JUNE

1 ?June

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

4-8 ?June

CMA Music Festival Fan Fair – Downtown, Nashville, TN        www.cmamusicworld.com      http://www.blueshoenashville.com

  

4-7June

Blast from the Bayou  -- Preston, CT (888) 794-7944  strawberrypark.net
Jesse Lege Bayou Brew, Geno Delafose French Rockin' Boogie, Pine Leaf Boys, Steve Riley Creole Stomp, Savoy Family Band, Wayne S Same Ol 2 Step, Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys, Magnolia Cajun Band, JimmyJo & the Jumbol'Ayuhs, Ruben Mureno, Slippery Sneakers

5-8 ?June

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

5-8 ?June

Mountain Jam  -- Hunter Mountain, NY    www.mountainjam.com
 

5-8 ?June

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

6-8 ?June

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

6-8 ?June

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

   

6-7 ?June

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

6-14 ?June

Riverbend Festival  -- Chattanooga, TN    www.riverbendfestival.com
  

6-8 ?June

Capital Jazz Festival – Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
 

6-8 ?June

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

6-8 ?June

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

7 ?June

Bay Music Festival -- Centreville, MD  (410) 604.2100    http://www.pacificsol.com/BayMusicFest.htm
  , Bird Dog & Road Kings, Kentavius Jones Band, Sticky Longfingers & Rusted Butter, Tracy Elridge.

7 ?June

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

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7 ?June

Chester County Blues BBQ – Wyndsor Farm, Elverson, PA    http://www.chestercountyblues.com/
 

8 ?June

Taste of Wheaton Festival -- Wheaton, MD  wheatonmd.org/events/item/taste-of-wheaton-2014

 

8 ?June

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

11-15 ?June

Gettysburg Festival – various venues & prices, Gettysburg, PA       http://gettysburgfestival.org/ 

11-14 ?June

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

11-14 June

CMA Music Festival Fan Fair – Downtown, Nashville,  TN        www.cmamusicworld.com      http://www.blueshoenashville.com 

June

12-15 ?June

Bonnaroo  -- Manchester, TN    bonnaroo.com 
  

13-14 ?June

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

13-14 ?June

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

13-14 ?June

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

 

13-14 ?June

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

13-15 ?June

Shenandoah Riverside Festival – Brunswick Family Campground, Brunswick, MD     www.ShenandoahRiversideFestival.com

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13-15 ?June

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

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

WolfTrap Swamp Romp -- Vienna, VA        wolftrap.org 

14 ?June

St Georges Blues Festival -- Commodore Center, St Georges, DE     diamondstateblues.com  
 

14 ?June

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

14 ?June

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

14-15 ?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

19-22 ?June

Telluride Bluegrass Festival -- Telluride, CO     bluegrass.com/telluride/index.html   
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19-21 June

Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival -- Norfolk, VA     (757)441-234        festevents.org  

20 June

Billtown Blues Festival -- Hughesville, PA  (570) 584-4480  billtownblues.org
Roomful of Blues,

19-22 ?June

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

20-22 ?June

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

20-21 ?June

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

20-21 ?June

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

 

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
 

21-22 ?June

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

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/   

25-28 Sept

Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival   --  Summersville Music Park, Summersville, WV   http://www.adamsbluegrass.com/Festivals.html
 

25 ?June –
7 July

Summerfest – Milwaukee, WI 

 

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 !!  

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/
  

28 ?June

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

27-28 ?June

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

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

3-5 ?July

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

 

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/
 

4-7 ?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
 

10-11 July

Briggs Farm Blues Festival – Nescopeck, PA  (570) 379-3342      www.briggsfarm.com
Lonnie Shields, Jimmy Duck Holmes,

11-13 ?July

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

12-13 ?July

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

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

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

13 ?July

BSCP Mississippi Railroad   --  VFW Picnic Grounds, Grantville, PA  bscpblues.org   

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
  

 ?July

All Good Music Festival & Campout -- Marvin's Mountaintop,  Masontown, WV   allgoodfestival.com         CANCELLED FOR 2014 !!  

19 ?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    
 

18-20 ?July

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

19 ?July

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

18-20 ?July

Winthrop R&B Festival --  Hwy20 Blues Ranch, Winthrop, WA        winthropbluesfestival.com  
 

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

19 ?July

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

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
Brandi Carlisle, First Aid Kit, Oh Hellos, Earls of Leicester, Driftwood,  

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 -- Blue Mountain, Palmerton, PA  (800)468-2442  skibluemt.com

 25-27 ?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
 

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

Walter Trout, Mark Hummel’s Texas Blowout w/ Little Charlie Baty, Anson Funderburgh, Brandon Santini, Wayne Sharp & the Sharpshooters   

July

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
  

1-3 ?Aug

Lollapolooza – Chicago, Il

7-8 Aug

Cincinnati Blues Festival – Sawyer Point, Cincinnati, OH     www.cincyblues.org
Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Kelly Richey,

1-3 ?Aug

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

1-3 ?Aug

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

1-10 ?Aug

Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA     www.musikfest.org
  

7-10 ?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

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

8-10 ?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/
 

14-17 ?Aug

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

14-17 ?Aug

 

14-15 Aug

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

21-22 Aug

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

23-24 Aug

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

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15-17 ?Aug

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

15-17 ?Aug

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

15-17 ?Aug

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

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/
 

16 ?Aug

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

 

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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22 ?Aug

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

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 ?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
 

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

 .

SEPT

4-7 ??Sept

Lockn – Interlocken Music Festival – Oak Ridge Farm,  Arrington, VA    www.locknfestival.com/
 

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

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

11-13 Sept

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

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
 

 

12-14 ??Sept

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

 

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

 

18-21 Sept

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

Red Molly, Della Mae,

20 ??Sept

Bluebird Blues Festival -- FREE  PG Community College, Upper Marlboro, MD (301) 322-0853   pgcc.edu/Student_Life/Events/Bluebirds_Blues_Festival.aspx  

20-21 ??Sept

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

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 +

25-27 ??Sept

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

25-27 ??Sept

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

26-28 ??Sept

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

The Shindig  Music Festival (was Charm City 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/    
 

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 and
9-11 Oct

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

 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), +

9-11 ?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/
Donna the Buffalo,

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

10-12 ?Oct

Daytona Blues Festival  -- Jackie Robinson Ballpark, Daytona Beach, FL     annualdaytonabluesfestival.com 

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   
 

11-12 ?Oct

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

Oct

8-10 Oct

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

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

 

18-19 ?Oct

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

18 ?Oct

 

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  
  

?16-20 Nov

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

?6 Dec

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