Blues festivals
The following is an incomplete list of blues festivals, which encapsulates music festivals focused on blues. This list may have some overlap with list of historic jazz festivals and list of historic r...
Waterfront Blues Festival
The Waterfront Blues Festival is an annual event in Portland, Oregon, United States featuring three to five days of performances by blues musicians. The festival started in 1988 and takes place in Tom...
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Long Beach Blues Festival
The Long Beach Blues Festival, in Long Beach, California, was established in full in 1980, and is one of the largest Blues festivals and is the second oldest on the West Coast (first being the San Fra...
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Notodden Blues Festival
Notodden Blues Festival (NBF) is one of the largest blues music festivals in Europe and the largest in Scandinavia. The festival is held in Notodden, Norway, usually in early August. It has been runni...
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Rawa Blues Festival
Rawa Blues Festival (pronounc. rava) is one of the largest (world's largest indoor blues festival) and most popular blues festivals in Europe and in the world. The festival was named after the Rawa R...
Blues Train
The Blues Train travels along 16 km of railway operated by the Bellarine Railway, a steam-driven tourist railway located in Victoria, Australia, between the towns of Queenscliff and Drysdale, on ...
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Callander Jazz and Blues Festival
TheCallander Jazz and Blues Festival is a music festival held in the town of Callander in the heart of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland. It was first held in 2006 and since then ...
Ottawa Bluesfest
The Ottawa Bluesfest is an annual outdoor music festival that takes place each July in downtown Ottawa, Canada. While mainly focused on blues at the start, the festival has increasingly showcased main...
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Liri Blues Festival
The Liri Blues Festival, founded in 1988, is one of the main blues music festivals in Italy. It takes place every year in July near Rome in Isola del Liri, a small town twinned with the city of New Or...
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Dark Season Blues
15°39′E / 78.22°N 15.65°E / 78.22; 15.65The Dark Season Blues festival is an annual event in late October, at 78 degrees north in Longyearbyen (Svalbard) in Norway, and marks ...
City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival
The City Of Derry Jazz And Big Band Festival is a jazz festival held annually in Derry, Northern Ireland. It started in 2002 and is funded by Derry City Council, Guinness and the Department for Cultur...
West Coast Blues & Roots Festival
West Coast Blues! is an album by tenor saxophonist Harold Land, released in 1960. According to Scott Yanow of All Music, who gave it a four-star review: "The music is as well-played and swinging as o...
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Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music
The Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music was a counterculture era music festival held at the Royal Bath and West Showground in Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England on 27–28 June 1970.
The fes...
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East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival
East Coast blues casts a wide net covering all of Piedmont blues - a style that relied on fast, virtuosic fingerpicking and added influences such as ragtime - as well as the urbanized R&B of New Y...
Edmonton's Labatt Blues Festival
The Edmonton's Labatt Blues Festival (or Edmonton Labatt Blues Fest) was an annual blues music festival in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, which was first held in 1999. The festival runs for three days (a...
Schaefer Music Festival
The Schaefer Music Festival was a music festival held in summer between 1968 and 1976 at the Wollman Skating Rink in New York City's Central Park. Beginning life in 1966 as the Rheingold Central Park ...
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Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival
The Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival is a fall music festival in Columbia, Missouri. First Launched in 2007, the festival features over 30 artists representing the genres of roots, blues, gospel, country,...
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San Francisco Blues Festival
Debuting in 1973, the San Francisco Blues Festival is the longest running blues festival in the United States. Tom Mazzolini, the event's producer, founded the blues festival to educate the public abo...
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Upton Blues Festival
The Upton Blues Festival is an annual blues festival, centred on Upton-on-Severn in Worcestershire. Formed in 2001, the festival aims to support blues music in Upton, and support the local community.F...
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List of Canadian blues festivals and venues
Canadian blues festivals and venues range from small, community-based festivals that feature mostly local performers to major corporate-sponsored festivals that draw nationally- and internationally-pr...
Essence Music Festival
The Essence Music Festival, known as "the party with a purpose", is an annual music festival which started in 1995 as a one-time event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Essence, a magazine aimed pr...
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