Local, Regional and Cotton Patch Soul Blues

Celebrating the best Blues of our Community
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Main Stage Schedule

9:00 - Candy Foster and Shades of Blue - CU's own Big Band Blues Revue - Facebook
7:00 - Robert Kimbrough Sr. - Junior Kimbrough's youngest son, Cotton Patch Soul Blues from Mississippi - Facebook
6:00 - Mary Jo Curry - Rockin' Blues featuring Mary Jo's powerful vocals, from Springfield, IL - Facebook
5:00 - The Blues Deacons - With local legends Jeff Kerr & Griz Stevens - Blues Deacons Website
4:00 - The Keith Harden Band - Reunion of Keith, Billy & Andy - Keith's Facebook
3:00 - The Painkillers Blues Band - Traditional Blues - Facebook
2:00 - Melvin Knight & Amber Sky - Young local R&B group - Facebook

Acoustic Stage - Featuring

Acoustic acts will entertain during breaks on the Main Stage

Reverend Robert - Website
Joe Asselin - Facebook with his currnet band The Moonlight Ramblers
Reverend Robert and Joe Asselin wil alternate sets during the afternoon

Blues Too! featuring Doug Schroer with special guests Jeff Kerr and Casey Long
Blues Too! will be performing at 6:45 and 8:30

BlueCENTRAL Dancers

All times tentative! (Hey it's a Fest!)


Online sales have ended. You can purchase your tickets for the same $10 price at the Fest on Saturday. Use the entrance at 1302 N. Coler Ave. in Urbana. Gates open at 1:00 and the music starts at 2:00.