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2022 Marquette Area Blues Fest

2022 Marquette Area Blues Fest Labor Day Weekend in Marquette, MI

The 18th Marquette Area Blues Fest features three days of world class blues on the shores of Lake Superior in the Mattson Lower Harbor Park in downtown Marquette, Michigan September 2nd to the 4th, 2022.

This year's festival continues the tradition of an amazing array of world-class blues musicians and offers a wide variety of food vendors, a beer & wine tent, free workshops, and assorted arts and crafts booths.

The festival will kick off with a FREE concert on Friday night to thank the community for their continuing support!

Vanessa Collier

2022 Marquette Area Blues Fest Lineup

Friday, September 2

Open to Public – FREE Admission

FREE SHOW thanks to the Ore Dock Brewing Company and Honor Credit Union
Gates open at 5:00pm

6:00pm The Jimmys
8:00pm Biscuit Miller

Saturday, September 3


1:00pm Graham Brothers & Howlin' Rhythm
2:30pm Whiskey Ryan
4:00pm Crossroads Resurrection
6:00pm Tail Dragger featuring Johnny Burgin & Marie Martens
8:00pm Carolyn Wonderland


Sunday, September 4


1:00pm Jake & The Fireside Band
2:30pm The Wallens
4:00pm Jennifer Westwood & The Handsome Devils
6:00pm Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar Boys with Westside Andy
8:00pm Vanessa Collier

Carolyn Wonderland

Gates open at Noon on Saturday & Sunday. All times are eastern. All times and artists are subject to change.

Jennifer Westwood & The Handsome Devils will also be the host band at the Post-Festival Party at the Ore Dock Brewing Company at 114 West Spring Street in Marquette on Sunday night.

Purchase Tickets

Advance weekend tickets are $60 and are available through NMU Tickets online at and via phone at (906) 227-1032.

$70 Adult Weekend, $40 1-day Adult and $10 Daily Young Adult tickets (ages 15-23) will be available at the gate, children 14 and under are free with paid adult.

Tickets can also be purchased at the following locations in Marquette:

  • NMU Berry Events Center
  • Marquette Wallpaper & Paint
  • Yooptone Music

The festival will take place rain or shine.

Lawn chairs and blankets are welcomed for festival seating, but no carry-ins will be allowed.

Stay with our Sponsors

Click the button above to check availability or call 906-228-0028. 

Click the button above or call directly at 906-225-1393. 


MABS Would Like to Give a Big Thanks to Our Fest Partners!

  • Breakers Roadhouse
  • Chatham Pub
  • Chocolay Iron Works
  • Closner Construction
  • Fabick Cat
  • Hirvonen Foundation
  • Marquette Wallpaper & Paint
  • Marquette Music Scene
  • Meyer Enterprises
  • Midway Rentals
  • My Web Maestro
  • Pike Distributing
  • Stuckos Pub & Grill
  • Superior Wealth Management
  • Superior Blue Link
  • The Screened Image
  • UP Rehab Services
  • Waste Management
  • Yooptone Music