If you like piano players The Edmonton Blues Festival is the place to be this summer…Multiple Blues Music Award winner Victor Wainwright and the legendary Henry Gray play Friday night August 25; Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne who won the Maple Blues Award a few weeks ago as the “Piano Player of the Year” will be with us Saturday the 26th and Blues Music Award nominated Anthony Geraci brings his Boston Blues All Stars to the big stage at Hawrelak Park Sunday August 27th. We’ll also have sets from IBC contestants that have represented Alberta, Debra Power and Jenie Thai! Full festival line up and tickets available now at www.BluesInternationalLtd.com – See you this summer!
The 19th annual Edmonton Blues Festival continues to bring you the best in blues. Grammy winners, Juno winners, Maple Blues Award Winners, Blues Music Award winners, IBC winners, the best up and coming acts in the blues and bona fide legends all make their way to Edmonton each summer to create “Blues Heaven” in the sonically superior and party friendly Heritage Amphitheatre. This year, in honour of Canada’s 150th, we’re bringing more Canadian acts to the stage than ever before. Over half our line up is a great mix of local, regional and nationally known Canadian blues acts. Blues Hounds who come from around the world and musicians who do the same all say the same thing…”this festival is what we wish all blues festivals were…an intimate, well run, world class celebration of the music and its’ fans…” Don’t miss it August 25 to 27 in 2017