Calgary International Blues Festival

July 30, 2018

August 5, 2018

$50 & up

Shaw Millennium Park, 1220 9 Ave SW, Calgary


Events Description

The 14th Annual Calgary International Blues Festival, slated to run July 30 to August 5, 2018, brings you the best in Blues! A week filled with workshops, special events and concerts culminates in 4 days & nights of non-stop music on MainStage, followed by our famous Twilight Blues dance parties!

Bring the family and c’mon down to the park for some of the finest music to be had on the planet! Check out the colourful arts market, pick up some festival souvenirs and get your CDs autographed, enjoy the delicious cuisine offered by our YYC Trucks, and sip on a cool beverage in the shade of a beer tent! Summertime and Blues… it doesn’t get better!


Chicago Blues Reunion, Jim Byrnes, BB King’s Blues Band, Dawn Tyler Watson  and many more!

Who is it for?

All ages


Tickets : 4-Day Advance Pass $129 , Single Day Passes $50, 2FOR1 Special Thurs. $50

How to get tickets?

Bowtown Music (2nd floor, 1609 Kensington Road NW), That Old Retro Store (1314A 9 Ave SE) in Inglewood, or Heritage Posters (1316 11 Ave SW)
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Date & Time: July 30 to August 5th, 2018 – Schedule


Thursday, August 2

5:00PM  Mike Watson & the 6L6s
6:30PM  Samantha Martin
8:00PM  Jim Byrnes

Friday, August 3

5:00PM   Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band
6:30PM   Boogie Patrol
8:00PM   Dawn Tyler Watson

Saturday, August 4

NOON John Rutherford Trio
1:00PM     Bill Johnson Trio
2:30PM   Kal David•Lauri Bono & the Real Deal
4:00PM  Duffy Bishop Band
5:15PM   Jonn del Toro Richardson
6:45PM   Popa Chubby
8:15PM   BB King’s Blues Band

Sunday, August 5

1:00PM   Steve Kozak Band
2:30PM   Sue Foley Band
3:45PM   Lloyd Jones Struggle
5:15PM   Southern Hospitality
6:45PM   Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials
8:15PM   Chicago Blues Reunion

Venue :
Shaw Millennium Park, 1220 – 9 Ave. S.W., Calgary and many other venues.

Trip Planning
Paid Parking Nearby
Public transit accessible

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