The 15th Annual Calgary International Blues Festival, 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!
Starring a fantastic lineup of Canadian greats including Colin Linden, Amos Garrett, and David Vest among them, along with Blues giants such as the Cash Box Kings, the harmonica blowout with Tribute to Little Walter, featuring Mark Hummel, Billy Boy Arnold and Magic Dick, John Primer & Bob Corritore’s All Star Chicago Band, the Russell Jackson Band with Kenny Neal, Bay City Songstress Terrie Odabi, Houston’ Keeshea Pratt Band, winners of the 2018 IBC, and a special all-Aboriginal Blues night on Friday, with Murray Porter Band, Crystal Shawanda Band and Micki Free!
Who is it for?
Tickets :$129 + GST
4-Day Festival Pass
$35 Thursday single
$50 Thursday 2for1
$50 Friday, Saturday or Sunday
How to get tickets?
Heritage Posters (1316 11 Ave SW)
WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time: July 29 to August 4, 2019
Mainstage @ Shaw Millennium Park
Thursday, August 1 | 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Samantha King & the YEG Trio
David Gogo Band
Friday, August 2 | 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Murray Porter Band
Crystal Shawanda Band
Saturday, August 3 | 12:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Ralph Sima & the Rhythm Roosters
Jess Knights & the Flat Whites
Tim Williams, Big Dave McLean, Kevin Belzner
Jeff Jensen Band
Russell Jackson Band with special guest Kenny Neal
Keeshea Pratt Band
Cash Box Kings
Sunday, August 4 | 12:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Jory Kinjo & Vic Ruggiero
Amos Garrett’s Modern Blues Quartet
Terrie Odabi Band
Keith Stone & Red Gravy
David Vest Band
John Primer & Bob Corritore’s All Star Chicago Band
Mark Hummel’s Remembering Little Walter featuring Mark Hummel, Billy Boy Arnold & Magic Dick
Shaw Millennium Park, 1220 – 9 Ave. S.W., Calgary and many other venues.
Paid Parking Nearby
Public transit accessible
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