Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest
February 16- 21, 2015
CBMA celebrates its 9th annual Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest this Feb 16-21 with an exciting lineup of events and artists! Featuring a full week of workshops, public performances, blues history, the CBMA Awards and Hall of Fame Induction, and dance parties, the week promises to turn the heat on the Midwinter Blues and rock this town!
Headlining the festival are Victoria's rock 'n roll & blues piano giant (and recent winner of a 2nd Maple Blues Award for Keyboard Player of the Year), David Vest
, Chicago's GRAMMY nominated blues guitar royalty John Primer
, and Magic Slim's (who played the very first Calgary Bluesfest) wildly talented son, Shawn Holt, with his band, Shawn Holt & the Teardrops
, the week promises some of the best in blues!
Also appearing during the week are Elsie Osborne (Singing the Blues Vocal Camp clinician), the Brian Pollock Band, and John Rutherford (blues historian), the week offers free and ticketed, all ages and adult-only events.
see the schedule here
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CBMA Awards & Hall of Fame Induction
Voting is now closed for the annual CBMA Awards. Nominations are put forward by the CBMA Board of Directors. Your votes will determine the winner in each category.
2014-15 Season Artist Submissions Are Closed
Submissions for the 2015-16 season will be accepted from Sept. 15 through Dec. 15, 2015.
Only successful applications will be contacted.