Chicago Blues Camp

Music Festivals and Events

Big Blues Bender 2016 Was a Blast

This is now a “must go next year and bring my friends with me” event.

Looking Back at the 2016 King Biscuit Blues Festival

This year’s headliners included John Mayall, Charlie Musselwhite, and slide masters Roy Rogers and Sonny Landreth together.

Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival Turns the Fun Up to 10

If you happened to be at the right stage at the right time you could witness things like The Reverend Peyton playing slide on a three-string cigar box guitar, or, catch a rip-roaring musical sermon from soulful Nashville singer Mike Farris.

A Bluesy Afternoon at the Mighty Mississippi Music Festival

Kingfish walked off the stage, joining the crowd on the green, jamming out using a wireless amplifier. It was reminiscent of a recent Buddy Guy performance I saw...

Gateway to the Blues – New Museum in the Heart of Blues Country

Among other treasures are a hand-written song book from Lightnin' Hopkins, a signed B.B. King Gibson "Lucille" guitar, and much, much more.

Paxico Blues Festival Marks Thirteenth Year

Blues fans are welcome to bring their lawn chairs, blues-loving pooches, and coolers full of their favorite beverages.

Inaugural Florida Jazz and Blues Festival Set for This Weekend

"This festival will become an annual event that attracts world-renowned performers, as well as jazz and blues music lovers from across the region and country."

Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival Brings Great Music to Louisiana

Samantha Fish, Tab Benoit, Voo Davis, Paul Thorn, and Danielle Nicole are among the many exciting artists scheduled to perform.

Bridging the Blues Puts the Region’s Musical Treasures on Display

Bridging the Blues, a multi-week celebration of the musical heritage of Memphis and the Delta regions of Mississippi and Arkansas, marks its fifth anniversary with dozens of activities in late September and early October.

2016 Sam Chatmon Blues Festival Showcases Blues, Gospel and More

Don't miss the chance to enjoy blues, gospel, and a bit of country music while sharing good food and tall tales with friends and neighbors. Remember: Admission is free!
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