Schedule

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Monday, July 25th

Calgary Bluesfest Kickoff

King Eddy Rooftop (438 - 9th Ave SW)

Free Event

Join Curt Young & the Healers to kick-off the festival.  Sit on the King Eddy rooftop (weather permitting, if necessary we’ll move indoors) and hear some mighty fine blues.

Tuesday, July 26th

Songwriting Workshop

6:30-8:00pm

Memorial Park Library (1221 2nd St SW)

free event, ages 16+

Hosted by David Vest, multiple award winning boogie pianist and songwriter, this is a rare opportunity to learn how to craft songs with one off the leading bluesmen in Canada. Note that space is limited, first come, first served.

Wednesday, July 28th

Blues At Noon

noon-1pm

Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 - 1st St SE)

free event, all ages

Bring your lunch and enjoy a noon hour performance by boogie piano giant David Vest in a stunning heritage building.


 

Walk Through Blues History

6:00-8:30pm

King Eddy (438 9th Ave SW)

free event, all ages

Blues musician and historian John Rutherford Interviews legendary blues boogie pianist David Vest in this ongoing series focusing on the history of the blues, how it made its way to Canada, and how it informs the music we listen to today.  Interview is followed by a Q&A.

Thursday, July 28th

Mainstage

  • 5:30PM ~ GUNN

  • 7:00PM ~ Jenie Thai

  • 8:30PM ~ Shawn Kellerman w/Zoom


 

Twilight Blues

10:00pm - 1:30AM
Kerby Centre (1133 - 7th Ave SW)
Festival Pass holders only - Ages 18+

Festival Headliner Jam hosted by Du-Rite Aces

Friday, July 29th

Mainstage

  • 5:30PM ~ Blue Mules

  • 7:00PM ~ Kingpins

  • 8:30PM ~ Harps Of Gold


 

Twilight Blues

10:00pm - 1:30AM
Kerby Centre (1133 - 7th Ave SW)
Festival Pass holders only - Ages 18+

Big Hank & the Kingpins followed by
Festival Headliner Jam hosted by Du-Rite Aces

Saturday, July 30th

Mainstage

  • 1:00PM ~ Gogo & Marriner

  • 2:30PM ~ Andy J. Forest

  • 4:00PM ~ Jimmy Carpenter

  • 5:30PM ~ Silent Partners / Jonathan Ellison, Tony Coleman, Russell Jackson

  • 7:00PM ~ Trudy Lynne

  • 8:30PM ~ Lurrie Bell


 

Twilight Blues

10:00pm - 1:30AM
Kerby Centre (1133 - 7th Ave SW)
Festival Pass holders only - Ages 18+

Silent Partners followed by
Festival Headliner Jam hosted by Andy J. Forest Band with Tony D

Sunday, July 31st

Mainstage

  • 1:00PM ~ Ann Vriend + Inner City Live

  • 2:30PM ~ Amos, Doug, Tim

  • 4:00PM ~ Laurie Morvan

  • 5:30PM ~ Blackburn Brothers

  • 7:00PM ~ Janiva Magness

  • 8:30PM ~ Joe Louis Walker w/Silent Partners


 

Twilight Blues

10:00pm - 1:30AM
Kerby Centre (1133 - 7th Ave SW)
Festival Pass holders only - Ages 18+

Silent Partners followed by
Festival Headliner Jam hosted by Andy J. Forest Band with Tony D

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