33rd annual carolina blues festival & market

Live Music


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

33rd Annual


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



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!


Dom Flemons


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

Clark Stern


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


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


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


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


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

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