Blues Fest: Established 1996
City Center, Central Lot Hagerstown, Maryland

June 1 – 2, 2018

City Center & City Park
Hagerstown, MD
Held on the first weekend following Memorial Day,

The Western Maryland Blues Fest

Mark your calendars now for the weekend of June 1st - June 2nd for the 23rd Anniversary of the Western Maryland Blues Fest! The 2018 series will feature yet another fabulous line-up of national, regional and local musical acts to jump-start your summer fun.

The Nighthawks appear at Cabin Fever Blues Bash-March 1, 2018!
TICKETS ON SALE NOW at the Maryland Theatre for the annual Cabin Fever Blues Bash!  On Thursday, March 1, The Nighthawks kick off the 23rd Annual Western Maryland Blues Fest with a rocking evening in Hagerstown! Founded in the early 70’s in Washington, DC, the band is a musical product of pre-1958 DC radio, when founder Mark Wenner […]
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2018 Festival Artist Susan Carney’s Work Revealed!
We are thrilled to show off to the world the fabulous original artwork of Susan Carney. Her piece, entitled “Guitar Girl,” will be the basis of all of the promotional materials for the 2018 Western Maryland Blues Fest. You’ll see it on posters, t-shirts, and event advertising. Carney’s artwork is a monotype (a one of […]
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Thanks to Washington County Arts Council
Big shout of thanks to the Washington County Arts Council for a grant in support of the 23rd Annual Western Maryland Blues Fest! This event is successful due to forward thinking organizations and businesses that support this landmark event in downtown Hagerstown. Interested in doing your part? Consider sponsorship. We offer an array of great […]
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Wanted: Great Food Vendors for Blues Fest 2018!
We’re now accepting applications for food vendors for the 23rd Annual Western Maryland Blues Fest. We’re looking for great festival food that will keep blues music lovers partying all day long! Do you make what we’re hankering for?!? Download our application here and return it by March 16. Questions? Send an email to or […]
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