NYS Blues Festival 25th Anniversary
July 7-8, 2017 • Clinton Square

The New York State Rhythm & Blues Festival, Inc. showcases a collection of regional and national artists from multiple genres, all with roots steeped in tradition and vision, and arranges them for a continuous river of music.

The mission of the NYS Blues Festival is to preserve, protect and promote blues music and culture. The Syracuse, NY festival entertains while educating on the role of the blues in the development of popular music in the US and around the world.

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Congratulations to Kara H. of Rochester, winner of our 2017 JetBlue Round Trip Ticket Raffle!

Main Stage - Friday July 7, 2017

3:00Blues Ignition
4:00South Side Super Blues Band
5:10The Carolyn Kelly Blues Band
6:20Norman Jackson Band
7:50Noah Wotherspoon Band
9:20The Nighthawks with Bob Margolin

Main Stage - Saturday July 8, 2017

1:00Neil Minet and Electric Mud
2:00Morris and the Hepcats
3:15Ron Spencer Band
4:30Slam Allen
6:00Chris O’leary Band
7:30Amy Helm
9:00JJ Grey & Mofro