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!
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
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
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
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.
Advance weekend tickets are $60 and are available through NMU Tickets online at nmu.universitytickets.com 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:
The festival will take place rain or shine.
Lawn chairs and blankets are welcomed for festival seating, but no carry-ins will be allowed.