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Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest






Ramada Hotel Downtown
Calgary Bluesfest Host Hotel
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Calgary Bluesfest Schedule

Twilight Blues Series Venue

The Kerby Centre is memorable to some as the old Mount Royal College's gymnasium. It is within 1/2 block of Shaw Millenium Park at 1133 - 7th Ave SW. Festival pass holders will be admitted to late night dance parties free of charge upon showing your wristband at the door. Ages 18 & over

THURSDAY, AUG 4

Mainstage - Shaw Millennium Park (1220 - 9th Ave SW)

5:00 PM   The Twisters
6:30 PM   Blackie & the Rodeo Kings
8:00 PM   Ray Manzarek/Roy Rogers Band

Twilight Blues Series

*Kerby Centre
Duke Robillard Band


FRIDAY, AUG 5

Mainstage - Shaw Millennium Park (1220 - 9th Ave SW)

5:00 PM   Carlos del Junco Band
6:30 PM   Janiva Magness Band
8:00 PM   John Mayall Band

Twilight Blues Series

*Kerby Centre
Carlos del Junco Band
Treasa Levasseur Band
Michael Burks Band
Trevor Finlay Band


SATURDAY, AUG 6

Mainstage - Shaw Millennium Park (1220 - 9th Ave SW)

Noon   Papa Groove
1:15 PM   Treasa Levasseur
2:30 PM   Trevor Finlay Band
3:45 PM   Ellen McIlwaine Band
5:00 PM   Rockit 88 Band
6:30 PM   Michael Burks Band
8:00 PM   Robben Ford & Renegade Creation

Twilight Blues Series

*Kerby Centre
B.C. Read Band
Jack Semple Band
Rockit88 Band
Papa Groove Band


SUNDAY, AUG 7

Mainstage - Shaw Millennium Park (1220 - 9th Ave SW)

11:00 AM   Singing the Blues Vocal Camp winner John White & Smokin' Aces
Noon   Johnny Tornado Band
1:15 PM   Debra Power Band
2:30 PM   Shawn Kellerman Band
3:45 PM   B.C. Read Band
5:00 PM   J.W. Jones Band
6:15 PM   Smiling Jack Smith & David Gwynn
7:15 PM   Steve Gerard & National Debonaires

Twilight Blues Series

*Kerby Centre
Shawn Kellerman Band
J.W. Jones Band
Wrap Up Jam with Bill Dowey & the Blues Devils