Calgary International Blues Festival

Mon Jul 25 - Tue Jul 26
The 12th annual Calgary Bluesfest will run July 25-31, celebrating with a full week of the best in blues. An exciting program of workshops and special events culminates in 4 days & nights of non-stop music on Mainstage at Shaw Millennium Park followed by the nightly Twilight Blues Series dance parties. Starring the award-winning vocal brilliance of Shemekia Copeland, Grammy Award-Winning New Orleans funk giant Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, the legendary horn-heavy, hard-edged blues and R&B of Roomful of Blues, Canadian greats MonkeyJunk, who are pairing with songwriter and harmonica man Paul Reddick for a double headed blast, jump-jive JUNO nominees, The 24th St Wailers, Cobalt Prize winner ... and many more... this year\'s festival is sure to be one of the best parties of the summer!