Thursday, May 28 Blues Prelude

University Plaza
University Plaza, 50 West Washington Street, Downtown. Free Admission. Lawn Chairs and blankets encouraged! Gates open at 4pm. ID Required. No smoking venue.
Poster exhibit at 36 South Potomac Street, Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD
Paul Pfau5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Blues Fest Poster Art Exhibit Opening — Artist: Corey Householder5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Friday, May 29 Lotta Blues Kickoff

City Center Lot, N Potomac St., $20 in advance* and $30 at the gate. Children 12 and under free with paying adult. Gates open at 5 pm. ID Required.
Blue Moon Stage
Albert Cummings5:30 pm to 6:45 pm
Opening Ceremonies6:45 pm to 7:00 pm
Hamilton Loomis7:15 pm to 8:30 pm
Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers8:45 pm to 10:00 pm

Saturday, May 30 Downtown House Party

City Center Lot, N Potomac St., $35 in advance* and $45 at the gate. Children 12 and under free with paying adult. Gates open at 11 am. ID Required.
Blues Fest Stage
Justin Kalk Orchestra12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Nikki Hill2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Mike Zito and the Wheel4:00 pm to 5:15 pm
Bonerama6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Blue Moon Stage
Kelly Bell Band1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Jarekus Singleton3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials5:15 pm to 6:30 pm
Matt Schofield8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Sunday, May 31 Family Blues Picnic

City Park Bandshell, Free Admission. Lawn chairs and blankets encouraged. No smoking venue.
City Park Bandshell
Hard Swimmin’ Fish12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Stack O’Blues1:15 pm to 2:15 pm
Ian Siegal2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Original Artwork Poster Drawing3:30 pm to 3:45 pm
Moreland & Arbuckle3:45 pm to 5:00 pm
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
Ian Siegal, Music Workshop12:30 pm to 1:15 pm
Smithsburg High School Jazz Band2:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Smithsburg High School Jazz Band1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

 

Special combo tickets for Friday and Saturday, buy by May 26 – $50. Purchase Tickets Now.

*Transaction fee of $5.00 per ticket applies in advance sale tickets.

Schedule and artists are subject to change. No chairs, coolers, food or beverages may be brought into the festival area Friday or Saturday. No animals (except service animals) and no audio/video recording permitted at any time during the festival. All packs, parcels and bags subject to inspection.