The 19th Annual Edmonton Blues Festival, August 25-27, 2017


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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


Edmonton Blues Festival Artists win Blues Music Awards

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May 11 in Memphis Tennessee at the 33rd annual Blues Music Awards, honouring their best in blues, two of the artists featured at the 19th annual Edmonton Blues Festival took awards. Victor Wainwright, pictured, won as Pinetop Perkins piano player of the year and Kim Wilson, took home the hardware as the harmonica player of the year. August 25 to 27 they, along with a host of other Juno, Grammy, Maple Blues and Blues Music Award winner will take the stage at the Edmonton Blues Festival. Full festival line up and info at