Limestone City Blues Festival

Limestone City Blues Festival

LINE-UP ANNOUNCED!

The Limestone City Blues Festival returns August 25 - 28, 2022!

Every August, the streets of downtown Kingston come alive with the raucous sounds of the blues.

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The Limestone City Blues Festival returns August 25 - 28, 2022!

Every August, the streets of downtown Kingston come alive with the raucous sounds of the blues. The Limestone City Blues Festival is known for its legendary line-ups, authentic blues performances, and adoring audiences. With a mobile main stage and an impressive roster of talent at local bars and music venues, the energy delights and invigorates. And this year is no exception!

Lineup for Limestone City Blue's Festival 2022

Thursday, August 25th in Confederation Park

7:00 PM - Dione Taylor

Dione Taylor is a pastor's daughter, born and raised in a family she describes as “really connected to the gift of song."  She began playing the organ at age 4, and at age 10 became musical director and organist at The Shiloh Assembly Church (Apostolic) in Regina. Read more ...  

Friday, August 26th on the Princess Street Stage 

7:00 PM - JW-Jones  

8:00 PM - Crystal Shawanda

“This is a new blues woman on the scene with fantastic chops and a command of songs. She is a valuable addition to the blues world, destined for wide recognition.” — Steve Daniels, Big City Blues. Read more ...

Saturday, August 27th in Springer Market Square  

7:00 PM - Jerome Tucker Band  

8:00 PM - HOROJO  

9:00 PM - Albert Cummings 

Albert Cummings writes, plays and sings the blues like nobody else. He has played with blues legends BB King, Johnny Winter and Buddy Guy. Read more ... 

See our Headliners Bio page
Wristbands 

Wristbands for the Limestone City Blues Festival presented by K-ROCK 105.7 are available for online purchase beginning Friday, July 1st at 10:00 am, and can be purchased in person at participating clubs and the BIA office starting July 18th.

Wristbands are $20 in advance and $25 at the gate and give you access to all three nights of mainstage performances, as well as participating club shows.

Blues in the Clubs

Local bars will be hosting a roster of live musical talent during the festival.  Performance schedule coming soon! 

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