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  

 



JUNE

1 June

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

5-8 June

Blast from the Bayou  -- Preston, CT (888) 794-7944  strawberrypark.net
Pine Leaf Boys, Red Stick Ramblers, Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, Lil Wayne & Same Old Two-Step, Jeffrey Broussard & Creole Cowboys, Dennis Stroughmatt & Creole Stomp, Planet Zydeco, Jimmy Jo & Jumbol’Ayuhs, Lil Anne & Hot Cayenne, The Revelers, Bonsoir Catin, Slippery Sneakers.

5-8 June

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

5-8 June

Mountain Jam  -- Hunter Mountain, NY    www.mountainjam.com
Allman Brothers, Govt Mule, Bob Weir & Ratdog, Pretty Lights, Avett Brothers, Tedeshi Trucks Band, Anders Osborne, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Dark Star Orchestra, Trampled By Turtles, Robert Randolph & Family Band, Moon Taxi, Jackie Greene, Treetop Flyers, Sister Sparrow & Dirty Birds, Copious Jones, Elijah & the Moon, +

5-8 June

Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival – Mauna Kea Beach Hotel,  Kohala, HI       http://www.bigislandjazzandbluesfestival.com/
Skip Martin, Johnny Sansone, The Igunanas, Donald Harrison, Jason Marsalis, Benny Uyetake, Honoka Select Jazz Band, Steve Turre

6-8 June

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

6-7 June

Taste of Syracuse  -- Syracuse, NY     www.tasteofsyracuse.com
Blues Traveler, Carolyn Wonderland, Westcott JugSuckers, Double Barrel Blues Band, Carolyn Kelly Blues Band, Prime Time, Wild Honey, Driftwater, +

6-14 June

Riverbend Festival  -- Chattanooga, TN    www.riverbendfestival.com
Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph  Family Band, Too Slim & Taildraggers, Widespread Panic, Gary Allan, Clare Dunn, Bernie Worrell, Boston, Nikki Hill, Love Cannon, New Orleans Suspects, Zach Deputy, Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett,

6-8 June

Capital Jazz Festival – Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
Erykah Badu, John Legend, Jarrod Lawson, Al Jarreau & Stanley Clarke, Rick Braun, Dianne Reeves, Down to the Bone, Michael Franks, Julian Vaughn, Nicholas Cole, Lin Rountree, Lebron, Chaka Khan, Brand New Heavies, Klymaxx w/Bernadette Cooper, Dwele, Regina Belle, Kem, Incognito, Rachelle Ferrell, Jeff Lorber Fusion, Marcus Johnson, Keiko Matsui, Lil' John Roberts & Friends, The O'Jays, Faith Evans, Peabo Bryson, Loose Ends, Joe.

6-8 June

HarborFest  -- Town Point Park,  Norfolk, VA    www.festeventsva.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,

7 June

Chester County Blues BBQ – Wyndsor Farm, Elverson, PA    http://www.chestercountyblues.com/
Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, Nate Myers & Aces, Voodoo Deville.

8 June

Billtown Blues Festival -- Hughesville, PA  (570) 584-4480  billtownblues.org
Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, Kelly Richey, Shawn Holt & Teardrops, EG Kight, Brandon Santani,  

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   
Charlie Musselwhite, Homemade Jamz Blues Band, Trampled Under Foot, James Cotton, John Nemeth, Davina & Vagabonds, Jonathan Boogie Long, +

12-15 June

Bonnaroo  -- Manchester, TN    bonnaroo.com 
Elton John, Kanye West, Jack White, Li, nel Richie, Vampire Weekend, Avett Brothers, Phoenix, Skrillex, Arctic Monkeys, Frank Ocean, Flaming Lips, Nick Cave & Bad Seeds, Kaskade, Wiz Khalifa, Damon Albarn, Neutral Milk Hotel, SuperJam w/Skrillex and Friends, SuperJam, Bluegrass Situation, Disclosure, Cut Copy, The Head and the Heart, Zedd, Ms Lauryn Hill, Funkiest Dancer, Chromeo, Broken Bells, Tedeschi Trucks Band, James Blake, Bobby Womack, Umphrey's McGee, Ice Cube, Ben Howard, Slightly Stoopid, Fitz & Tantrums, Cake, Janelle Monáe, Grouplove, Amos Lee, CHVRCHES, Cage the Elephant, Die Antwoord, Drive-By Truckers, Andrew Bird & Hands of Glory, Mastodon, Capital Cities, Jake Bugg, Chance The Rapper, Dr. DogYonder Mountain String and, John Butler Trio, Little Dragon, City and Colour, Glitch Mob, Naked and Famous, Taran Killam, Phosphorescent, Washed Out, Danny Brown, Warpaint, Sam Smith, A$AP Ferg, Darkside, Seasick Steve, Shovels & Rope, Lucero, Real Estate, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Wood Brothers, Master Musicians of Jajouka w/Billy Martin, Marc Ribot, DJ Logic & Shahzad Ismaily, Pusha T, Meshuggah, Poliça, DakhaBrakha, Goat, ZZ Ward, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Blackberry Smoke, MS MR, Hannibal Buress, First Aid Kit, Rudimental, A Tribe Called Red, Omar Souleyman, Bouncing Souls, Greensky Bluegrass, Ty Segall, Sarah Jarosz, Vintage Trouble, Okkervil River, White DenimJonathan Wilson, J Roddy Walston & the Business, Robert Delong, Cloud Nothings, Typhoon, Thao & Get Down Stay Down, Valerie June, King Khan & Shrines, Cherub, BANKS, Break Science, Black Lillies, Lone Bellow, Caveman, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, La Santa Cecilia, Classixx, Allah-Las, Cass McCombs, Vance Joy, Haerts, Those Darlins, Deafheaven, Lake Street Dive, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Wild Feathers, Preatures, Blank Range +

13-14 June

Chicago Blues Fest  -- FREE  - Grant Park, Chicago, IL  (312)744-3370 (312)744-3315  chicagobluesfestival.us
Dr John, Aaron Neville, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Homemade Jamz Blues Band, Nikki Hill, Bettye LaVette,
Mark Hummel Revue w/Billy Boy Arnold, Billy Flynn, Kenny Smith, RW Grigsby & Johnny Iguana

13-14 June

Greeley Blues Jam Festival – Island Grove Park, Greeley, CO     http://greeleybluesjam.wordpress.com/about/
Tab Benoit, Marcia Ball, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Trampled Under Foot, California Honeydrops, Heritage Blues OrchestraLurrie Bell, Reverend Raven and The Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys, Ori Naftaly Band.

13-15 June

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

Larry Keel Experience, Yarn, Holy Ghost Tent Revival, Kelly Bell Band, Woodshedders, Midnight Spaghetti & Chocolate G-Strings, Dale & Zdubs, Steal the Prize, Judy Chops, Becca Gouge, Circa Blue, Travelin Hillbillies, Tumlin Bones, Jake & Burtones, Deer Run Drifters, Steph Stewart & Boyfriends.

13-15 June

Tinner Hill Blues Festival -- Cherry Hill Park, Falls Church, VA 703 248-5001   www.tinnerhill.org    www.FallsChurchVa.Gov
Shemekia Copeland @ State Theater on Fri;   Mississippi Heat, Teeny Tucker, Cathy Ponton King, Tom Principato, Ursula Ricks, Baatin,  + 

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.

14 June

WolfTrap Swamp Romp -- Vienna, VA        wolftrap.org 

14 June

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

14 June

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

14 June

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

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   10am-7pm   

14-15 June

Virginia Blues & Jazz Festival -- Garth Newel Music Center, Warm Springs, VA  (877)-558-1689    garthnewel.org
Cash Box Kings, Band of Heathens,  Bert Carlson & Friends, Phil Wiggins & the Chesapeake Sheiks

14-15 June

Dauphin County Music & Wine Festival      Fort Hunter, PA      bscpblues.org
Curtis Salgado, Dana Fuchs, Big Sam’s Funky Nation,

15 June?

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

19-22 June

Telluride Bluegrass Festival -- Telluride, CO     bluegrass.com/telluride/index.html   
Brandi Carlile, Nickel Creek, Del McCoury Band, John Cowan, John McFee & Friends, Lone Bellow, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Chris Thile   |   Steve Winwood, Dave Rawlings Machine, Béla Fleck & Colorado Symphony, Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott, Jason Isbell, Keller Williams w/Travelin' McCourys, Aoife O'Donovan, Chatham County Line   |   Leftover Salmon w/Bill Payne, Sam Bush Band, Telluride Troubadour, Andrew Bird & Hands of Glory, Yonder Mountain String Band, Punch Brothers, Peter Rowan, Front Country, Telluride House Band (Sam, Béla, Jerry, Edgar, Bryan & Stuart w/Alison Krauss & Del McCoury)  | Ray Lamontagne, Greensky Bluegrass, Jerry Douglas presents The Earls of Leicester, Béla Fleck & Brooklyn Rider, Nicki Bluhm & Gramblers, Dailey & Vincent.  

20-22 June

Colonial Beach Blues Festival – Colonial Beach, VA

19-22 June

Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival -- Norfolk, VA     (757)441-234     festeventsva.org   
Bonerama, Chubby Carrier & Bayou Swamp Band,

20-21 June?

Blueberry Jam Festival --  Wakefield, VA    www.drewryfarms.com

20-22 June

Sandstock Rock Music Festival  -- Virginia Beach, VA www.beacheventsfun.com    
Tribute to Rock and Roll (tribute bands):  Skydog, The Machine, Departure, Green Earrings, Satisfaction, Hollywood Nights,

21 June

Taneytown Wine Art & Jazz Festival – Taneytown Memorial Park, Taneytown, MD    (410) 751-1100  www.taneytown.org

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
Robert Randolph & Family Band, All Mighty Senators, Jah Works, Rare Essence, Trouble Funk, Chopteeth, Deb Callahan, Kristen Thein, Jazzy Blu, Eric Scott, Rising Sun
Deanna Bogart, David Bach, EU w/Sugarbear, Clones of Funk, Familiar Faces, Gary Brown, FrameWerk, Elikeh, Proverbs,Bad Influence Band, Bushmaster, +

25-27 July

RockyGrass Festival – Telluride, CO

Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby w/Kentucky Thunder, Béla Fleck  & Abigail Washburn, Peter Rowan, John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band, Della Mae, Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge, Railsplitters, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Steep Canyon Rangers, Uncle Earl, Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan, Laurie Lewis & Right Hands, Town Mountain, Pert Near Sandstone, Sam Bush Bluegrass Band , Hot Rize, Darol Anger's Big Chill w/Tony Trischka, James King Band, Matt Flinner Trio, Balsam Range, Watergirls, +

26-29 June

Blues From The Top – Winter Park, CO     www.grandblues.org
Ana Popovic, The Healers, Tommy Castro, Kara Grainger, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Ori Naftaly Band, Boogie Boys, Monkey Junk, Dustin Pittsley Band, Austin Young, The Sad Sam Blues Jam, Michaela Rae, Ty Morris & Hearts of Worship, Larry McCray

25-29 Jun & 2-6 July

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

25 June –
7 July

Summerfest – Milwaukee, WI 

Lady Gaga, Bonnie Raitt, Melissa Etheridge, Brad Paisley, OutKast, Bruno Mars, Marcia Ball, Dave Matthews Band, Zac Brown Band, Motley Crue, Fallout Boy, Paramore, Vampire Weekend, The Fray, Fitz & Tantrums, Ludacris, Joan Jett & Blackhearts, Nas, Neon Trees, Teagan & Sara, REO Speedwagon, Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, ZZ Ward, Cheap Trick, Ziggy Marley & Wailers, Great Big World, 38 Special, Kool & the Gang, Yonder Mountain String Band, Los Lonely Boys, Scotty McCreery, Pentatonix, Blackberry Smoke, Rusted Root, Kansas, George Thorogood & Destroyers, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Michael McDonald, Clay Walker, Taj Mahal Trio, Delta Rae, Cowboy Mouth, Moon Taxi, Wild Feathers, James Hunter Six, Hold Steady, Bombino, Kopecky Family Band +

26-28 June

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

Phoebe Hunt & Connor Forsyth, Red Ember,

27-29 June

Blues From the Top Festival – Winter Park, CO    www.grandblues.org
Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Larry McCray, Ana Popovic, Dustin Pittsley, Monkey Junk, Kara Grainger, Samantha Fish, Ori Noftaly Band, Boogie Boys, Sad Sam Blues Jam, Austin Young-Michaela Rae-Tomara Conrad, Ty Morris & Hearts of Worship, Jimmy Carpenter & Deanna Bogart, +

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
Joan Baez, Los Lobos, Indigo Girls, Darlene Love, Playing For Change, Beausoleil, Jackie Greene, Blues Broads, Garth Hudson, Kevin Hearn & Thin Buckle, +

27 June

Blues, Brews & BBQs – University of Charleston, Charleston, WV      http://www.fundfortheartswv.org/bluesbrewsbbq/
Rick Estrin & Nightcats, Samantha Fish, Nighthawks, Carpenter Ants.

27-29 June

Mystic Blues Festival  --  Mystic, CT    www.mysticbluesfestival.com
Spin Doctors, Easybaby, David Foster & Mohegan Sun, Eight to the Bar, Johnny Winter, Mystic Horns w/Greg Piccolo,  Neal Vitullo & the Vipers w/Dave Howard,  James Montgomery Band, Chris Mackay &  Toneshifters, Sugar Ray & Bluetones, Bad News, Barnes & Brethren of Blues Band, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez, Greg Sherrod Blues Band, Johnny Winter, Cobalt Rhythm Kings, Rick Russell & Cadillac Horns, Franklin Brothers Band, Black Cat Reunion (Duke Robillard, Johnny Nicholas, Fran Christina), Ryan Hartt & Blue Hearts, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Alexis P Suter Band, James Cotton Blues Band.

27-28 June

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

28-29 June

Freihofer’s Jazz Festival – Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY  
Earth Wind & Fire, Dr Lonnie Smith Octet, Terence Blanchard, Mike Stern/Bill Evans Band featuring Steve Smith & Tom Kennedy, Jon Batiste & Stay Human, Patti Austin, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, Robin McKelle & The Flytones, Trombone Shorty, Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Dave Holland Prism with Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn & Eric Harland, Quinn Sullivan, Marc Cary Focus Trio featuring Rashaan Carter & Sameer Gupta, Lew Tabackin Trio, Jaimeo Brown with JD Allen & Chris Sholar, Mary Halvorson Trio with John Hebert & Ches Smith, Robin McKelle & The Flytoness, +

28 June

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

30 June-
4 July

Red White & Blues Festival – Boston’s on the Beach, Delray Beach, FL    www.bostonsbluesfest.com

JULY

 

2 July

BB King Homecoming Festival – BB King Museum, Indianola

3-5 July

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

Los Lobos, Gregg Allman Band, Boz Scaggs, Los Lonely Boys, Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, John Nemeth & BoKeys, Soul of John Black, Homemade Jamz, Chris O’Leary Band, Maceo Parker, Sugaray Rayford, Yvette Landry, Leo "Bud" Welch, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, Lee Fields & Expressions, +

3-5 July

Mississippi Valley Blues Festival – LeClaire Park, Davenport, IA    http://mvbs.org
Savoy Brown, George Thorogood & Destroyers, Tinsley Ellis, Lucky Peterson, Deanna Bogart, Terrance Simeon, Doug Deming & Jeweltones, Dennis Grueling, Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch, Jarekus Singleton, Albert Castiglia, Curtis Salgado, Chris Janson

3-6 July

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

Lettuce, Punch Brothers, Greensky Bluegrass, Budos Band, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Ernest Ranglin & Avila, Bill Frisell w/Greg Leisz, Tony Scherr, Kenny Wollesen, +

3-13 July

RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest – Lebreton Flats, Ottawa, Canada     http://ottawabluesfest.ca/
Lady Gaga, Snoop Dogg/Lion, Blake Shelton, Queens of the Stone Age, Lady Antebellum, The Killers, Zed, Band Perry, Third Eye Blind, Dr Hook, Blondie, John Mayall, Foreigner, Styx, Drive By Truckers, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Collective Soul, Violent Femmes, Darius Rucker, JJ Grey & Mofro, Shovels & Rope, Mavericks, Cypress Hill, Black Joe Lewis, Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam, Elvin Bishop, Mavericks, Honey Island Swamp Band, Sugar Ray & Bluetones, Gogol Bordello, ++

4-7 July

Thunder Bay Blues Festival – Marina Bay, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada     www.tbayblues.ca
Melissa Etheridge, Shakura S'Aida, Steve Hill, James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution, Rival Sons, Jimmie Vaughan & Tilt a Whirl Band, Carolyn Wonderland, James Hunter Six, Matthew Curry & Fury, Colin Campbell & C-Notes, Groove Merchants, The Chain, The Wallflowers, Serena Ryder, Spin Doctors, Erja Lyytinen, Pavlo, Ken Valdez, Annie Mack, Tracy K, +

6-11 July

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

11 July

Summer Brew Festival -- Norfolk, VA (757)441-2345  festeventsva.org   

11-12 July

Briggs Farm Blues Festival – Nesopeck, PA  (570) 379-3342      www.briggsfarm.com
Harper,  Eddie Shaw & Wolfgang, Anthony “Big A” Sherod, Mike Farris, Samatha Fish, Alexis P Suter, Bernard Allison, Eddie Turner, Norman Taylor, Dan & Glen Hess, Gabriel Butterfield, Anohony Sherod, Lonnie Shields, Dustin Drevelch & James Owens, Symphonic Haze, Beareather Reddy, Christine Sentelli, Clarence Spady.

11-13 July

Red Wings Roots Music Festival --  Natural Chimney Regional Park, Mount Solon, VA
Hayes Carll, Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott, Peter Rowan, Yarn, Trampled By Turtles, Devil Makes Three, The Duhks, Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, Hackensaw Boys, Pokey Lafarge, Caravan of Thieves, Stray Birds, The Revelers, Love Cannon, Willie Watson, Miss Tess & Talkbacks, Judy Chops, Honey Dewdrops, Sarah Jarosz, +

12-13July

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

12-13 July

North Atlantic Blues Festival -- Rockland, ME     northatlanticbluesfestival.com
Mannish Boys, CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band, Golden State All-Star Review (Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburg, Little Charlie Baty,
RW Grigsby, Wes Starr), Joanna Connor Band, Teeny Tucker, Victor Wainwright, Joe Louis Walker, Jimmy Thackery & Drivers, Melvin Taylor & Slack Band, Albert Cummings, Jarekus Singleton, Mr Sipp.

12-13 July

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

The Iguanas,

13 July

BSCP Mississippi Railroad   --  VFW Picnic Grounds, Shellsville, 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
Dry Branch Fire Squad, Nickel Creek, Del McCoury Band, Tom O’Brien & Darrell Scott, Gibson Brothers, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Jim Lauderdale, Claire Lynch Band, Gibson Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, Della Mae, Steel Wheels, Gangstagrass, Nora Jane Struthers & Party Line, Balsam Range, Town Mountain, +

17-20 July

Jamboree in the Hills -- Wheeling, WV     jamboreeinthehills.com
Darius Rucker, Little Big Town, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Diamond Rio, Montgomery Gentry, Joe Diffie, Neal McCoy, Brantley Gilbert, Diamond Rio, Kip Moore, Cassadee Pope, David Nail, Sam Hunt,

 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     www.festeventsva.org

18-20 July

Winthrop R&B Festival --  Hwy20 Blues Ranch, Winthrop, WA        winthropbluesfestival.com   
Charlie Musselwhite, Shemekia Copeland, Carolyn Wonderland, Roy Rogers, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Chris O’Leary, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, Soul of John Black, Holmes Brothers, Homemade Jamz, Doctorfunk, David Vest +

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      

19 July

Bucks County Blues Society R&B Picnic -- Snipes Farm, Morrisville, PA (215)946-4794  www.buckscountybluessociety.org/Home_Page.html    (coolers ok)  
Rod Piazza & Mighty Flyers,  Dukes of Destiny,  Zydeco A-GO-GO,  Michael Packer, Murali Coryell, Little Red Rooster, Mac Aronold, +

19 July

Blues Under The Bridge – Colorado Springs, CO   http://bluesunderthebridge.com
Austin Young, Moreland and Arbuckle, Kara Grainger, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Sugaray Rayford

20-25 July

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

19-22 July

Firefly Music Festival – Dover Speedway, Dover DE      www.fireflyfestival.com
Foo Fighters, Outkast, Jack Johnson, Imagine Dragons, Beck, The Lumineers, Pretty Lights, Arctic Monkeys, Weezer, Band of Horses, Ziggy Marley, Amos Lee, Third Eye Blind, Teagan & Saram Broken Bells, Childish Gambino, Sleigh Bells, Jake Bugg, Twenty One Pilots, Big Gigantic, Cage The Elephant, +

23-27 July

FloydFest -- MP 170.5 Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd, VA  floydfest.com
Duhks, Hackensaw Boys, Ziggy Marley, Ben Harper, Charlie Musselwhite, Donna the Buffalo, Buddy Guy, Southern Soul Assembly Tour (JJ Grey, Anders Osborne, Luther Dickinson & Marc Broussard), Quinn Sullivan, Robert Randolph & Family Band, Campbell Brothers, Underhill Rose,Tauk, +

25-27 July

Tall City Blues Festival -- Midland, TX     www.tallcitybluesfest.com
Ana Popovic, Too Slim & Taildraggers, Mr Sipp, Jim Suhler, Gregg Wright, Tas Cru, Johnny Long, Ghost Town Blues Band, +

25-26 July

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

25-27 July

Lowell Folk Festival --  Lowell, MA   lowellfolkfestival.org 

25-27 July

Pennsylvania Blues Festival -- Blue Mountain, Palmerton, PA  (800)468-2442  skibluemt.com
Ronnie Earl & Broadcasters, James Cotton Blues Band, Tad Robinson, Shawn Holt & Teardrops, Barbara Carr, Ursula Ricks, Dave Weld & Imperial Flames, Rip Lee Pryor, Como Mama, Jarekus Singleton Band, Chris Cain, Heritage Blues Quintet, CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band, Little Bit Of Blues w/Warner Williams, Jay Summerour, Eric Selby, Super Chikan +

 

Pittsburg Blues Festival --  Hartwood Acres,  Pittsburg, PA (412)460-BLUE      pghblues.com

27 July
- 1 Aug

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

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
Tab Benoit, Nikki Hill, Robert Randolph & Family Band, Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Trampled Under Foot, Sister Sparrow & Dirty Birds, Taj Mahal Trio,

John Hiatt Combo, Steepwater Band, Cash Box Kings, Ana Popovic, Buddy Guy, Quinn Sullivan, Dennis Jones, Bald Eagles, +

1-3 Aug

Telluride Jazz Festival -- Telluride, CO  telluridejazz.org 
Lettuce, Dragon Smoke (Ivan Neville, Rob Mercuri, Stanton Moore, Eric Lindell), Snarky Puppy, Grupo Fantasma, Poncho Sanchez, Jon Cleary, Nigel Hall Band, +

1-3 Aug

Lollapolooza – Chicago, Il
Eminem, Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, OutKast, Foster the People, Spoon, Nas, Avett Brothers, Kings of Leon, Cage the Elephant, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue ++

1-2 Aug

Cincinnati Blues Festival – Cincinnati, OH     www.cincyblues.org
Guy Forsyth, Jarekus Singleton,

1-3 Aug

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

1-3 Aug

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

1-10 Aug

Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA     www.musikfest.org
ZZ Top, Sheryl Crow, Moody Blues, Keith Urban, Alan Jackson, Avett Brothers, Sister Sparrow & Dirty Birds,

8-10 Aug

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

7-10 Aug

Kitchener Blues Festival – Kitchener, ON, Canada    www.kitchenerbluesfestival.com     
Rod Piazza & Mighty Flyers, Otis Taylor,

8-10 Aug

Heritage Music Blues Festival -- Heritage Port Amphitheater, Wheeling, WV (304) 232-8705    heritagemusicfest.com
Tab Benoit, Ana Popovic, Indigenous, Damon Fowler,

8-10 Aug

Bayfront Blues Festival -- Duluth, MN  (715) 394-6831 bayfrontblues.com 
Los Lonely Boys, Curtis Salgado, Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88's, Trampled Under Foot, Selwyn Birchwood, Crankshaft, Robert Randolph & Family Band, Honey Island Swamp Band, Steepwater Band, Annie Mack, Lisa Wenger, Jim Suhler and Monkey Beat, Bobby Messano, Scottie Miller, Izzy & Chris, Mark Cameron Band, +

8-10 Aug

Augusta Festival – Elkins, WV    www.augustaheritagecenter.org

10? Aug

Silopanna Music Festival -- Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Annapolis, MD          cancelled in 2013

10? 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
Seldom Scene, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top X-press, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Travelin McCourys, US Navy Bluegrass Band, Steep Canyon Rangers, Blue Highway, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice + more

15-16 Aug

Chenango Blues Fest -- Norwich, NY  (607)334-5653 (607)336-2787     chenangobluesfest.org
Moreland & Arbuckle, Samantha Fish, Cedric Burnside Project, Mark Hummel, Mia Borders,

15-17 Aug

Philadelphia Folk Festival -- Schwenksville, PA  www.pfs.org
Stray Birds, Toy Soldiers, Lawsuit, Dani Mari, Jersey Corn Pickers, Hennesey Fire, Manatawny Creek Ramblers, Marc Silver & Stonethrowers, Groovemama, +

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
Brandon Santini,  Moreland & Arbuckle, Victor Wainwright, Southern Hospitality, Samantha Fish, Jeremiah Johnson, Gracie Curran, and lots more to come!

15-16 Aug

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

Dorothy Moore, Curtis Salgado, Joe Louis Walker, Lightnin Malcolm, Bobby Rush, Homemade Jamz, John Primer, Denise LaSalle, Jonathon Boogie Long, Janiva Magness, Johnny Rawls, Ziggy Marley, Boney James, Mr Sipp, Rebirth Brass Band, Bell Biv Devoe, Fantasia, Chrisette Michele +

15-16 Aug

Fargo Blues Festival -- Fargo, ND  (866) 55_BLUES  fargobluesfest.com 
Elvin Bishop Band, Coco Montoya, Trampled Under Foot, Shawn Holt & Teardrops, Guitar Shorty, James Armstrong, John Nemeth, Lori Morvan Band, Annie Mack Band

15-17 Aug

Rocky Mountain Folk Festival – Telluride, CO
Dispatch, Ani DiFranco, Josh Ritter, Greg Brown, Elephant Revival, Lake Street Dive, Peter Himmelman, Sarah Jarosz, Imelda May, Antje Duvekot, Caroline Spence, +

15-16 Aug

Madison Ribberfest – Madison, IN    http://www.madisonribberfest.com/
Taj Mahal Trio, Rod Piazza & Mighty Flyers, Roy Rogers & Delta Rhythm Kings, ++

15-17 Aug

Edmondton LaBlatts Blues Festival – Edmonton, AB, Canada   http://www.bluesinternationalltd.com/
Nighthawks, Robert Cray, Mississippi Heat, Sean Carney, Jonn Del Toro Richardson, Cash Box Kings, Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, Jim Byrnes with Steve Dawson & Sojourners, David Maxwell, Fathead, Carolyn Wonderland, Lurrie Bell, Mavis Staples.

16 Aug

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

Tab Benoit,

22 Aug

Bean Blossom Blues Festival – Bill Monroe Campground Park, Bean Blossom, IL
Rick Estrin & Nightcats, Hank Mowery & Hawktones,

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
Rick Estrin & Nightcats, Trampled Under Foot, Lone Star, Sugaray Rayford,  Golden State All-Star Review (Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburg, Little Charlie Baty,
RW Grigsby, Wes Starr),

28 Aug -
1 Sep

Strawberry Music Festival -- Yosemite, CA (209) 984-8630  strawberrymusic.com 

30-31 Aug

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

29-31 Aug 

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

39-31 Aug 

Snowy Range Music Festival  -- Albany County Fairgrounds,   Laramie, WY     www.snowyrangemusicfestival.com
Tracy Nelson & Reba Russell, Iven Neville's Dumpstaphunk, The Fairfield Four (Gospel), Morris Day & the Time, Carl Weathersby Band, Tomara Conrad & Michaela Rae, +

29-31 Aug

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

31? Aug

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

30 Aug

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

31 Aug

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

4-7 Sept

Lockn – Interlocken Music Festival – Oak Ridge Farm,  Arrington, VA    www.locknfestival.com/
String Cheese Incident, Widespread Panic, Allman Borthers, Govt Mule, Bob Weir & Ratdog, Phil Lesh & Friends, Steve Winwood, Willie Nelson, 002B

5-6 Sept

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

Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials, Tommy Castro, Damon Fowler, Jarekus Singleton,

6-7 Sept

San Diego Blues Festival -- Embarcadero Marina Park,  San Diego, CA        http://sdbluesfest.com/
Tommy Castro, Rick Estrin & Nightcats,

6-7 Sept

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

8? 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 

10-15? Sept

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

12-13 Sept

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

13-14? Sept

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

13-14? Sept

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

12-14 Sept

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival -- Telluride, CO   http://www.tellurideblues.com/
Violent Femmes, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Robert Cray Band, Anders Osborne, Black Joe Lewis, Dumpstaphunk, Lee Fields & Expressions, Shakey Graves, Lee Boys, Ryan McGarvey, Kipori Woods +

14? Sept

The Shindig  Music Festival (was Charm City Music Festival )– Carroll Park (Pigtown), Baltimore MD        www.theshindigbaltimore.com/

 

15-17? Sept

Sin City Soul & Blues Revival – Las Vegas, NV    http://www.sincitysoulandbluesrevival.com/

19-22? Sept

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

20-21? Sept

Jackson Rhythym & Blues Festival – Jackson, MS   www.jacksonrhythmandbluesfestival.com/

20-23? Sept

Bristol Rhythm and Roots – Bristol, TN

21? Sept

Chili, Blues & BrewsFestival – Lumos Plaza,  Waynesboro, VA      www.virginiachili.com

21? Sept

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

21-22? Sept

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

25-29 Sept

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

BB King, George Thorogood & Destroyers, Blind Boys of Alabama, Buckwheat Zydeco, Charlie Musselwhite, Tab Benoit, Ana Popovic, Coco Montoya, Otis Taylor, Walter Trout, Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Holmes Brothers, Walter Wolfman Washington, Trampled Under Foot, Carolyn Wonderland, Rod Piazza & Mighty Flyers, Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, Rick Estrin & Nightcats, Mark Hummel w/Little Charlie Baty & Anson Funderburgh, Popa Chubby, Bender Brass w/Jimmy Carpenter.

25-27 Sept

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

26-29? Sept

Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival   --  Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, VA    www.nothinfancybluegrass.com

26-29? Sept

Boogie ‘n the Bayou – Nottoway Plantation and Resort, White Castle, LA     http://www.nottoway.com/littlefeat/bayou-boogie.htm

27-29? Sept

Neptune Festival -- 4/29 17th St Stage, Virginia Beach, VA  (757)463-1675  neptunefestival.com
International Sand sculpting Championship, Parades, Art Show, Volleyball Tournament, Regatta, Fireworks

27-29? Sept

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

29? Sept

Sarasota Blues Festival -- Ed Smith Stadium, Sarasota, FL  sarasotabluesfest.com/      CANCELLED FOR 2013! 

5? Oct

Dancing by the Bayou Festival --  Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD   www.dancingonthebayou.com 

 

5? Oct

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

5? Oct

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

6? Oct

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

5-6? Oct

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

4-6? Oct and
11-13? Oct

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

 4-11 Oct

Legendary Pacific Blues Cruise – Los Angeles, CA roundtrip to Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlan (Mexican Riviera)  (888) BLUESIN  bluescruise.com 
Taj Mahal Trio, Los Lobos, Elvin Bishop w/ Special Guest Roy Gaines, The Lowrider Band, Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue w/ Tommy Castro Band, Magic Dick, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Deanna Bogart, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Ruthie Foster, Walter Trout, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, Ronnie Baker Brooks (7-piece band), Janiva Magness, The Mannish Boys Revue w/ Curtis Salgado, Lloyd Jones, Sugaray Rayford, Kid Ramos, Trampled Under Foot, Bernard Allison, Johnny Rawls Soul Revue, Colin James (Canada), Curtis Salgado / Lloyd Jones Duo, Doug MacLeod, Carolyn Wonderland, California Honeydrops, Dennis Jones, The 44's, 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
Roy Rogers & Delta Rhythm Kings,

9-12 Oct

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

10-12 Oct

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

10-12 Oct

Richmond Folk Festival  Richmond, VA  richmondfolkfestival.org  
Holmes Brothers,

11-12? Oct

Mustang Music Festival – Corolla, NC
  

11-13? Oct

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

10-12 Oct

Daytona Blues Festival  -- Jackie Robinson Ballpark, Daytona Beach, FL     annualdaytonabluesfestival.com 
Southern Hospitality, John Nemeth, Samantha Fish, Ghost Town Blues Band, Jeff Jensen Band, Lucious Spiller  |  Bobby Rush, Jimmy Thackery, Davina &  Vagabonds, Mr Sipp, Diedra & Ruff Pro Band, Little G Weevil & Billy Gibson  |  Victor Wainwright & WildRoots, Lil’ Ed & Blues Imperials, Katy Guillen & Girls, Suitcase Brothers +

11-13? Oct

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

11-13? Oct

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

11-12 Oct

Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival  -- Kure Beach, NC     pleasureislandnc.org/seafoodbluesandjazzfestival.asp‏   
Robert Cray, Shemekia Copeland, Justin Fox, Blues World Order, Fatty Lumpkin & Love Hogs, Lynne & Wave, Lee Venters & Vemillon Sands, BLP's Touch of Jazz

Delbert McClinton, Damon Fowler, Snake Malone & Black Cat Bone, Nita & Swinging Soiree, Big Bump & Stun Gunz, Nina Repeta.

17-20? 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

18-20? Oct

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

19-20? Oct

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

20-24? Oct

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

2? Nov

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


7-10? Nov

Riverhawk Festival -- Brooksville, FL  lindentertainment.com 

8-10? Nov

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

6 Dec

Bradenton Blues Festival – Bradenton Riverwalk,  Bradenton, FL   www.bradentonbluesfestival.org
Jimmy Thackery & Drivers, Marcia Ball,

2015

19-26 Feb 2015

Rock Legends Cruise  --  Ft Lauderdale, FL to Bahamas, Nassau & Coco Cay     www.rocklegendscruise.com   
Doobie Brothers, Alice Cooper,  38 Special, Marshall Tucker Band, Eddie Money, Dickey Betts & Great Southern,  Blue Oyster Cult, Uriah Heep, The Outlaws, Edgar Winter Band, Ten Years After,  Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown,  Pat Travers Band, The Artimus Pyle Band,  The Blue Lords + many more to be announced!