33rd annual carolina blues festival & market

Live Music

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The Carolina Blues Festival will have  national, regional & local blues acts on the docket for a weekend of blues, rain or shine! 

33rd Annual

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The longest-running blues festival in the Southeastern United States returns Saturday, May 18 & Sunday May 19 to LeBauer Park.

Market

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Food trucks and Crafts people of all sorts will also be on hand to sell their jewelry, cigar-box guitars, clothing, weavings, and all sorts of great things!

Artists

Dom Flemons

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The American Songster, Multi-Instrumentalist, Singer-Songwriter, Historian, Record Collector, Co-Founder of GRAMMY Award Winning Carolina Chocolate Drops

Clark Stern

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Clark Stern

Genuine blues and boogie-woogie piano has taken Clark Stern around the world, entertaining audiences, performing on chart-topping albums, and learning from true masters of the art. 

Jon Shain

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Jon Shain is a veteran singer-songwriter who’s been turning heads for years with his words, his fiery acoustic guitar work, and his evolved musical style – combining improvised piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing, and ragtime.

Melva Houston

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Melva Houston has toured Europe for much of her 30-year career, and she became a star in Germany in the process. She started in Memphis as a backup singer for many of the Isaac Hayes-produced hits on the Stax label.

House of Dues

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The House of Dues got their start at a Mardi Gras gig in 2010. In January 2012, the band won the Piedmont Triad Blues Competition and went to Memphis, TN to compete in the International Blues Competition.    

Blues Week

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There will be other events throughout the area the week of the Carolina Blues Festival.   Stay tuned for more.  

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