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  

 



OCT

 

4-5 Oct

Highway 61 Blues Festival --  Warfield Point Park,  Leland, MS     www.highway61blues.com   
Alvin Youngblood Hart, Jarekus Singleton, Eden Brent Trio, Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, John Horton Band, LC Ulmer, Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, Eddie Cusic,  Jimmy Phillips & Ruminators, Cadillac John Nolden & Bill Abel, Jamie Isonhood, Terry "Harmonica" Bean, Pat Thomas, Lightnin' Malcolm & Stud, Cedric Burnside, Mickey Rogers, Libby Rae Watson, Bertheussen Blues Express and from Norway... Daniel Erikesen and Stig Sjostrom.

4 Oct

Oak Barrel Blues Festival --
Duke Robillard,

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   

3-5 Oct and
10-12 Oct

Austin City Limits Music Festival  -- Austin, TX    aclfestival.com   
Eminem, Pearl Jam, Outkast, Skrillex, Beck, Calvin Harris, Lana Del Rey, Lorde, Foster the People, Replacements, Zedd, Major Lazer, Avett Brothers, Interpol, Spoon, The Head & the Heart, Chromeo, Broken Bells, Childish Gambino, Chvrches, Jimmy Cliff, St Vincent, Juanes, Glitch Mob, Phantogram, Fitz & the Tantrums, Gaslight Anthem, Turnpike Troubadours, Lettuce, Blackberry Smoke, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Ozomati, Asleep at the Wheel, Lonely Biscuits, Nightowls, Sphynx, Legendery Soul Stirrers, Gospel Silvertones, Ralph’s World, Mike & Moonpies, Black Pistol Fire, Wood & Wire, Los Colognes, Shields of Faith, Bully, Levites, ++

 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, Guitar Shorty, Sonny Landreth, Wet Willie, Billy Branch, Jimmy Hall, Sonny Burgess | Paul Thorn, Bobby Rush, Nora Jean Brusco, LC Ulmer, Wampus Cats, Delbert McClinton, Anson Funderburgh & Rockets, Kirk Fletcher, Reba Russell, Peterson Brothers | WC Clark, James Cotton, Bob Margolin,Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Catherine Russell, Matt Schofield, Don McMinn, Scott Kirby,

9-12 Oct

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

9-12 Oct

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

10-11 Oct

Garvin Gate Blues Fest  – Louisville, KY    http://www.garvingatebluesfestival.com/index.html
Homemade Jamz Blues Band, da Mudcats, Zakk Knight, Big Poppa Stampley, Mississippi Adam Riggle Band, Laurie Jane & 45s, Tanita Gaines Band, Stella Vees, Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets, Ten Foot Polecats.

10-12 Oct

The Festy Experience – Devils Backbone Brewing Company,  Roseland, VA      www.thefesty.com
Infamous Stringdusters, Keller Williams, Anders Osbrone, Steep Canyon Rangers, New Mastersounds, Marc Broussard, Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan, MarchFourth Marching Band, Mother Hios, Love Canon, Paper Bird, Boston Boys, Sunliner, David Wax Museum, Trad+, New Country Rehab, Nicki Bluhm,

10-12 Oct

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

10-11 Oct

Mustang Music Festival – Corolla, NC
Tim Reynolds & TR3, JJ Grey & Mofro, London Souls, New Madrid, Roadkill Ghost Choir.

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 +

10-12 Oct

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

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   
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.

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/

Los Lobos, Bobby Rush, Ana Popovic, Denise LaSalle, Valerie June, Joe Louis Walker, Mel Waiters, Selwyn Birchwood, Papa Mali, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Little Freddie King, Vasti Jackson, Mia Borders, Luke Winslow King, Marc Stone, Brother Tyrone &  Mind Benders,  Leo “Bud” Welch, King James & Special Men

18-19 Oct

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

8 Nov

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

6-9 Nov

Riverhawk Festival -- Brooksville, FL  lindentertainment.com 
Black Lillies, Town Mountain, Chris Smither, Horse Flys, Nora Jane Struthers & Party Line, Steeldrivers, Acoustic Syndicate, Bastards Some of Johnny Cash, Eastman String Band, Frank Vignola & Vinny Ranioli ,

14-16 Nov

Northeast Exchange Club’s Ribfest Vinoy Waterfront Park,  St  Petersburg, FL      www.ribfest.org  
Lynyrd Skynryd, Daughtry, Statship, Thomas Rhett,

16-20 Nov

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Simple Man Cruise – Miami, FL  to Key West & Great Stirrup Cay     www.simplemancruise.com
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blackberry Smoke, Foghat, Starship w/Mickey Thomas, Lukas Nelson & P.O.T.R., Drake White & Big Fire, Devon Allman Band, Band of Heathens, Preacher Stone, Tom Hambridge & Rattlesnakes, Heather Luttrell, Delta Saints, Whiskey Gentry, Jamie Davis, Brother Hawk, Curt Towne Band,

6 Dec

Bradenton Blues Festival – Bradenton Riverwalk,  Bradenton, FL   www.bradentonbluesfestival.org
Marcia Ball, Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers, Little Ed & The Blues Imperials, Billy Branch & The Sons of Blues, Samantha Fish, EG Kight, Doug Deming & Jewel Tones

with Dennis Gruenling,  Dave Muskett.

2015

10-17 Jan

Delbert's Sandy Beaches Cruise --  Miami, FL   to   Antigua & St Croix     delbert.com 
Delbert McClinton, Al Anderson, Marcia Ball, Etta Britt, Chuck Cannon, Bruce Channel,  Seth Walker, Nick Connolly, Fred Eaglesmith, Anson Funderburgh, Jimmy Hall, Tom Hambridge, Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps, Big Joe Maher, Mavericks, Clay McClinton, McCrary Sisters, Mingo Fishtrap, Gary Nicholson, Spoonet Oldham, Lee Roy Parnell, Kimmie Rhodes, Paul Thorn, Wayne Toups & Zydecajun, Foy Vance, Sharon Vaughn, Lari White  +

17-18 Jan

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

18-25 Jan

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise -- Ft Lauderdale, FL to St. Maarten, St. Thomas / St. John and Turks & Caicos     (888) BLUESIN   bluescruise.com
Taj Mahal Trio, Keb’ Mo’, Bobby Rush, Tab Benoit & Voice of the Wetlands Allstars (Cyril Neville, Johnny Sansone, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Waylon Thibedeaux),

Charlie Musselwhite, Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue, Madeleine Peyroux w/ Jon Herington, Shemekia Copeland, Roomful of Blues, Tommy Castro & Painkillers, Coco Montoya, Billy Branch & Sons of Blues, Lucky Peterson, Popa Chubby, Heritage Blues Orchestra (Quintet), Samantha Fish, James Harman’s Bamboo Porch, Victor Wainwright Band, Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers, Matt Andersen, Peterson Brothers,  Mr Sipp, Mitch Woods, Frederick & Darnell Neal,  Gene Taylor,  Victor Wainwright, Dave Keyes

20-25 Jan

International Blues Challenge -- Memphis, TN    blues.org/ibc/index.php4 
80+ bands from Blues Foundation affiliates around the world compete for cash, prizes and title of “Best Unsigned Blues Band”

24-28 Jan

Rock Boat  --  Miami, FL   to Cozumel     www.therockboat.com
Sister Hazel, Barenaked Ladies, Michhael Frant & Spearhead, Will Hoge, Red Wanting Blue, Gaelic Storm, Kris Allen, Scars on 45, The Mowgli’s, Alternate Roots, Carbon Leaf, Stokeswood,Roosevelts, Honor by August, Radio Birds, Shadowboxers, Amy Gerhartz, Simplified, Brian Collins, Von Grey, Trailer Park Ninjas, Headphone Disco, +

7-9 Feb

Blast Furnace Blues Festival – SteelStacks, Bethlemhem, PA    http://www.artsquest.org/festivals/blastfurnaceblues

7 Feb ?

Fargo Winter Blues Festival -- Fargo, ND  (866) 55_BLUES       http://fargobluesfest.com/   

6-19 Feb

Low Country Blues Bash -- Charleston, SC    bluesbash.com    843-762-9125
14 days, 24 venues, 60 shows! Enjoy blues tunes at venues in & around downtown Charleston, West Ashley, James Island, Folly Beach, Daniel Island & Mt. Pleasant SC

14-15 Feb

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

17-21 Feb

Keeping the Blues Alive Cruise --  Miami  to Key West, FL and Nassau Bahamas    http://www.bluesaliveatsea.com/
Joe Bonamassa, John Hiatt, Robben Ford, Robert Randolph & Family Band, Ana Popovic, Joanne Shaw Taylor

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!

19-22 Feb

Virginia Key Beach Grassroots Festival – Miami, FL    www.virginiakeygrassroots.org

21-22 Feb ?

Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival -- Various Venues, Lanscaster, PA    http://www.lancasterrootsandblues.com/

24-28 Jan

Rock Boat  --  Miami, FL   to Great Stirrup Cay   www.therockboat.com    

26 Feb -
8 March

Florida Strawberry Festival  --  Plant City, FL    flstrawberryfestival.com 

1 March ?

Mardi Gras Ball -- Rhodes on Pawtucket, Cranston, RI     www.mardigrasri.com   

5-9 March ?

Little Feat Jamaican Fan Excursion --  Jamaica  www.littlefeat.net

5-7 Mar

Cabin Fever Pickin' Party 2010 --  Holiday Inn – Virginia Beach, VA    cabinfeverpickinparty.com   

19-21 June

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