New York State Blues Festival Announces 30 Anniversary Lineup

The New York State Blues Festival has announced the lineup for the 30 Anniversary show. The annual event will take place June 16-18 at Chevy Court inside the New York State Fairgrounds, and NYS Music is sponsoring the event.

The festival is one of the largest free blues events in the Northeast. It is an annual three-day event that showcases regional and national artists from all different types of genres. The mission of the festival is to protect and promote blues music and culture. It entertains but also educates the role of blues in the development of popular music in the US and around the world.

New York State Blues Festival
The NYS Blues Festival, photo by Troxler Multimedia.

The New York State Blues Festival Lineup

Thursday, June 16

5:00-5:50 PM: Brownskin Band

6:15-7:15 PM: Los Blancos

7:45-9:00 PM: GA-20 

9:30 PM: Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience 

Friday, June 17

4:00-4:45 PM: Slidin Home

5:00-5:50 PM: Phil Petroff & Natural Fact

6:15-7:15 PM: Carolyn Kelly Blues Band 

7:45-9:00 PM: Ron Spencer Band featuring Joe Whiting: Mark Gibson Tribute 

9:30-11:00 PM: The Kingsnakes

Saturday, June 18

1:00-1:45 PM: Blues Ignition

2:30-3:30 PM: Westcott Jug Suckers 

4:00-5:10 PM: Clarence Spady & the Electric City Band 

PARADE BREAK – 5:15 PM: Second Line Parade w/Unity Street Band

6:00-7:15 PM: Jocelyn & Chris 

7:45–9:00 PM: Vanessa Collier

9:30-11:00 PM: JJ Grey & Mofro 

Side Stage

Thursday, June 16 

7:20-7:40 PM: Tim Herron 

9:00-9:20 PM: Tim Herron 

Friday, June 17

7:20-7:40 PM: Mike Burns & Mark Yonnick

9:00-9:20 PM: Mike Burns & Mark Yonnick

Saturday, June 18

1:50-2:20 PM: Jimmy Wolf

3:30-3:50 PM: Unity Street Band

7:20-7:40 PM: Nate Gross

9:00-9:20 PM: Nate Gross

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