Cape Fear Blues Festival

The Cape Fear Blues Festival, will be in its 24th year this month, pairing local artists and national performers on a variety of stages and venues around Downtown Wilmington, NC.

This three-day all-blues celebration runs from June 21-23, 2019, featuring live concerts, a blues workshop, an all-day blues jam, food and beverage, and fun for all.  

An up-and-coming festival throughout the national blues industry, blues fans throughout the Cape Fear can satisfy their cravings for this historic genre.  Already confirmed: Scott Ellison Band, The Rhythm Bones, Catesby Jones and the Fat Bastard Blues Band

They will be playing at Wilmington’s premier blues music venues: The Rusty Nail, Finkelsteins Music and various other venues in Historic Downtown. 

Please check their website or Facebook for the latest updates.

SCHEDULE:

DATE/TIME/ADMISSION: Saturday, June 22 / 11AM / FREE EVENT

SPECIAL SHOW: Blues Workshop at Finkelsteins Music

Music in downtown Wilmington. Artist TBA. 

6 S. Front St.

(910) 763-7377

DATE/TIME/ADMISSION: Saturday, June 22 / 3PM / Advance tickets at The Rusty Nail or buy on website soon.

SCOTT ELLISON BAND, CATESBY JONES, THE RHYTHM BONES, and THE FAT BASTARD BLUES BAND: 

The BIG show under the tent at The Rusty Nail. Cash beverages, food, & facilities available on-site. Bring a lawn chair! 

1310 S. 5th Ave.

(910) 251-1888

DATE/TIME/ADMISSION: Saturday, June 22 / 9PM / Advance tickets at the Rusty Nail Saloon

MIKE HAYES BAND: Inside The Rusty Nail with a blues rocker from upstate New York via Nashville. An amazing roots-based guitarist who leaves no stone unturned. Must-see show!

1310 S. 5th Ave.

(910) 251-1888

DATE/TIME/ADMISSION: Sunday, June 23 / Noon / FREE EVENT

ALL-DAY BLUES JAM: The region’s finest blues men & women perform spontaneous sets under the tent at The Rusty Nail. Beverages, food, & facilities available on-site. Bring a lawn chair! 

1310 S. 5th Ave.

(910) 251-1888

DATE/TIME/ADMISSION: Sunday, June 23 / 6PM / FREE EVENT

GUITAR GIVEAWAY: Winner will be drawn for a Peavey AT-200 Auto-Tune guitar, donated by Finkelstein Music. Raffle tickets available NOW at The Rusty NailFinkelstein Music, or any Cape Fear Blues Jam!

6 S. Front St.

(910) 763-7377

DATE/TIME/ADMISSION: Sunday, June 23 / 7PM / FREE EVENT

Jam After-Show – Artist TBA.

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