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Calgary Bluesfest






Host Hotel
Ramada Hotel Downtown
708 - 8th Ave SW
*special festival rates
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The Blues Foundation












Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest

The 8th annual Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest features the CBMA Blues Awards, the Singing the Blues Vocal Camp, Noon Hour Blues, A Walk Through Blues History, the Midwinter Acoustic Blues Concert, and our ever popular Midwinter Bluesfest Dance Parties!

Celebrating their 50th anniversary tour, we are pleased to announce that veteran blues rockers Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown will be headlining the festival, along with guitar fireball Jeff Jensen and his band, and "Queen of the Swamp Blues," Kat Danser , and more.

Events during the front half of the week are free. Tickets are now on sale for the Midwinter Acoustic Blues Concert with Kat Danser, and the two dance parties, Friday with Jeff Jensen Band and Saturday with Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown. Buy tix for all three shows for a mere $60 + GST and chase those winter blues away!

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE MIDWINTER BLUESFEST SCHEDULE

READ MORE & REGISTER FOR THE VOCAL CAMP

CLICK HERE TO BUY TIX

or visit Heritage Posters (1502 - 11 Ave SW) to buy in person



CBMA Blues Awards

Each year you have the chance to help honour local and regional artists for the CBMA Blues Awards by selecting your favourite artists in a variety of categories.

READ MORE & CAST YOUR VOTES HERE



Calgary Bluesfest Earlybird Passes

Calgary Bluesfest
July 28-31 at Shaw Millennium Park
4-day (transferrable) passes
$119 + GST

Calgary Bluesfest is renowned as the best party of the summer! Get your passes now for the reduced price of just $30/day! Don't know what your plans are for that weekend yet? Buy your passes anyway, they're transferrable so anyone can use them.



CLICK HERE TO BUY NOW


or visit Heritage Posters (1502 - 11 Ave SW) to buy in person



2016 Festival Artist Submissions Ended

CBMA is no longer accepting artist submissions for Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest and Calgary International Blues Festival 2016.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.