2017 artwork by Nathan Gorey | Past Artwork
Blues Fest: Established 1996
City Center & City Park Hagerstown, MD

June 1 – 4, 2017

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 4th for the 22nd Anniversary of the Western Maryland Blues Fest! The 2017 series will feature yet another fabulous line-up of national, regional and local musical acts to jump-start your summer fun.

QUINN SULLIVAN: Headlining the Downtown House Party
◊QUINN SULLIVAN (8:15)◊ Closing out our twin-stage Downtown House Party is international rising star, Quinn Sullivan. 17-year-old Sullivan has quickly gained a reputation as one of the most talented emerging blues guitarists of the next generation.  Sullivan first garnered national attention at the age of six after performing rendition of the Isley Brothers’ classic “Twist [&helli
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Eric Krasno Band Energizes the Evening
ERIC KRASNO BAND 5:15   Singer/songwriter/producer/guitar player Eric Krasno and his band rock out our Downtown House Party on the Blue Moon Stage, Saturday, June 3.  A Renaissance man in the music world, Eric Krasno has been an omnipresent figure in popular music for nearly 2 decades. Earlier in his career he cofounded funky, loose […]
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Expect a Rockin’ Saturday Afternoon!
Saturday begins with some rocking blues bands!   THE RHYTHM KINGS (12:00) Hailing from Hagerstown, Maryland, The Rhythm Kings kicks off Saturday’s Downtown House Party at noon. This hometown trio returns for their eighth performance at the Western Maryland Blues Fest after first partaking back in 1997. “Lightning” Lewie Palladino on guitar, Bob Tantillo on […]
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Check out Sunday’s FREE Rockin’ Family Blues Picnic Lineup
Come enjoy Sunday’s FREE Family Blues Picnic at the bandshell in Hagerstown City Park from 12 to 5! TERRY OATES & THE MUDCATS (12:00) Popping off our Family Blues Picnic is Terry Oates & the Mudcats! This high-energy blues band from Virginia draws inspiration from legendary artists like BB King, Howling Wolf, and Muddy Waters. […]
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