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Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest






Ramada Hotel Downtown
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Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest


Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest returns February 27th - March 4th with a full week of Blues workshops, concerts & dance parties! Warm the winter months with some smokin' hot Blues, featuring some of the finest music to be heard on the planet!





Headlining this year's Midwinter Bluesfest are Blues Hall of Famer and Chicago icon,

 EDDIE SHAW,  

and Blues Music Award winner,

 VICTOR WAINWRIGHT & THE WILDROOTS.

ADDED TO THE LINEUP!

Rockabilly and Blues greats,

 THE 24TH STREET WAILERS ,  

and guitar giant

 DAVID GOGO,  

who just captured the 2017 Maple Blues Award for Blues Guitarist of the Year!


For more info & schedule CLICK HERE

ADVANCE TIX CLICK HERE





Calgary Bluesfest Passes

$119 + GST 4-day Earlybird Transferable Pass

Single day passes are available in our online store.

CLICK HERE TO BUY NOW

or visit Heritage Posters & music at 1316 - 11 Ave SW.



Road to Memphis Blues Challenge (IBC)

Calgary Blues Music Association congratulates the winners of the 2017 International Blues Challenge. A special nod to Dawn Tyler Watson & the Ben Racine Band for their first place in the Band category, Ben Racine for his place in the Best Electric Guitar category, and to JW-Jones for his first place in the Best Self-Produced CD category. Canadians brought it home this year!



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