Edmonton Blues Festival

Western Canada's premier blues event features some of North America's biggest and brightest blues acts. Celebrating 25 years in 2024!

Festival Dates: -
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Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Blues International has worked hard at bringing the best in the blues to you. The Edmonton Blues Festival was the first Canadian festival to receive the "Keeping the Blues Alive" award in 2008. 

2024 marks the 25th anniversary of the festival, with big names including Booker T, Matt Andersen and the Big Bottle of Joy and Bayou Boogie.

For more on this year's festival, read this preview story featuring Matt Andersen, as well as festival organizer Cam Hayden's reflections on 25 years of the festival.


More acts to be announced, stay tuned!

Friday night

  • Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne
  • Vanessa Collier
  • Booker T Presents: a Stax Revue


  • local opening act TBA
  • Braithwaite and Whiteley
  • The Cash Box Kings
  • Selwyn Birchwood
  • Bayou Boogie


  • local opening act TBA
  • Blue Moon Marquee
  • D.K. Harrell
  • The Blackburn Brothers
  • Matt Anderson & the Big Bottle of Joy

For more updates, event details and performer bios check out the Blues International Festival website.

Schedule & location

This year's venue is Klondike Park, 116 Ave and Gretzky Drive.

Friday August 16  
Doors 4:30PM
Music 5:30 to 10PM

Saturday August 17  
Doors 1PM
Music 1:45 to 10PM

Sunday August 18 
Doors 1PM
Music 1:45 to 10PM


Pricing for 2024 Blues Fest tickets:

VIP pass  $169 + tax
General admission  $154 + tax
Youth  $75 + tax

Blues cabana (seats 12) - inquire here

You can buy tickets online here.

More Information

This year's festival is located at Klondike Park, 116 Ave and Gretzky Drive.

Visit the official festival website for bios on all the artists, to access volunteer applications, to purchase tickets and all the details you need for a bluesy good time.