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Music Festivals – All States

This is a festival listing based on the type of festival for all states that I cover.  States are listed alphabetically.

Category listings include Art, Beer/Wine, Cultural/Ethnic, Food, Music, and Unique.

The list may be rough since many festivals have been categorized by their name. If you don’t see a festival that should be listed below, please let me know.

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INDIANA

6/10-6/17 – Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival – Bean Blossom
6/21-6/23 – Batesville Music and Arts Festival
6/24 – Chardo-Neigh Wine and Music Festival – Bedford
6/23-6/25 – Elkhart Jazz Festival
6/23-6/25 – Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering – Battle Ground

7/4 – Westfield Rocks the 4th
7/6-7/8 – Bean Blossom Southern Gospel Jubilee – Bean Blossom
7/7-7/8 – Music Fest – Fremont
7/15 – The Big Red Barn Jam – LaPorte
7/15-7/16 – GnawBrew Beer, Art and Music Festival – Nashville
7/28-7/30 – Bacon Blues and Brew – Batesville
7/28-7/30 – Fingerstyle Guitar Festival – Nashville
7/29 – Rock the Arts – Rensselaer
7/29 – Pennsy Trail Art Fair and Music Festival – Greenfield

8/18-8/19 – Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues
8/24-8/27 – Whispering Beard Folk Festival – Friendship
8/26 – Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival – Lafayette
8/31-9/3 – Tri-State Bluegrass Festival – Kendallville

9/9 – Tippecanoe and Bluegrass Too! Festival – Lafayette
9/16 – Brews and Blues – Hobart
9/16 – Kenny Kent Lexus Jazz & Wine Festival – Evansville
9/22-9/24 – Autumn Music Festival – Eckerty
9/28-10/1 – Lotus World Music and Arts Festival – Bloomington

10/6-10/7 – Fountain Square Music Festival – Indianapolis
10/6-10/8 – Elvis Fantasy Festival – Portage
10/7 – Paoli Blues Fest

 

KENTUCKY

6/14-6/17 – W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival – Henderson
6/15-6/17 – Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival – Gray Hawk
6/17 – Lake Cumberland Blues Harbor Festival – Jamestown
6/24 – Rockin’ the Ridge – Dry Ridge
6/24 – Blooms, Balloons, Bar-B-Q and Bluegrass (part of Dazzling Daylilies Festival) – Owensboro
6/24-6/25 – Bluegrass Lacrosse Festival – Louisville

7/7-7/8 – Master Musicians Festival – Somerset
7/7-7/9 – Poorcastle Music Festival – Louisville
7/8 – Big O Music Festival – Owensboro
7/13-7/15 – Shriners Bluegrass Festival – Olive Hill
7/14-7/16 – Forecastle Festival – Louisville
7/21-7/22 – Louisville Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival
7/22 – Unlock the Block Music Festival – Latonia
7/26-7/29 – Sandy Lee Songwriters Festival – Henderson
7/29-7/30 – Dead Fest – Louisville

8/3-8/5 – Mandolin Farm Bluegrass Festival – Flemingsburg
8/12-8/13 – Crave Lexington Food + Music Festival
8/18-8/19 – Lake Cumberland Bluegrass Festival – Russell Springs
8/18-8/19 – Seven Sense Festival – Louisville
8/24-8/26 – Hot August Blues Festival – Aurora
8/26 – Moontower Music Festival – Lexington

9/2-9/3 – Kentucky Bluegrass & Bourbon Experience – Louisville
9/8-9/9 – Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival – Morehead
9/8-9/9 – Blue Moon Bluegrass Festival – Beaver Dam
9/12-9/16 – Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival – Morehead
9/14-9/16 – Blazin’ Bluegrass Festival – Whitley City
9/16 – National Jug Band Jubilee – Louisville
9/16-9/17 – Fort Harrod Jazz Festival – Harrodsburg
9/21-9/23 – Bluegrass Festival – Vine Grove
9/30-10/1 – Louder than Life Festival – Louisville

10/13-10/14 – Garvin Gate Blues Festival – Louisville




MICHIGAN

6/16-6/18 – Hoodilidoo Music Festival – Bangor
6/17 – Alpena Blues Festival
6/17 – KCQ Country Music Fest – Saginaw
6/22-6/24 – Charlotte Bluegrass Festival
6/22-6/25 – Electric Forest Festival – Rothbury
6/22-6/25 – Cedar Polka Festival – Cedar
6/23-6/24 – Summer Solstice Jazz Festival – East Lansing
6/23-6/24 – Mayfly Music Festival – Dundee
6/23-6/24 – Frederic Music Festival
6/24 – Nahma Music Festival – Nahma Township
6/24 – Marshall Blues Festival
6/24 – Highland’s Red, White and Blues Festival and BBQ
6/26-7/4 – Corktown STRUT Music, Art and Food Festival – Detroit
6/29-7/2 – Electric Forest Festival – Rothbury

7/3-7/4 – Muskegon Rockstock
7/6-7/9 – Uncle Sam Jam Fest – Woodhaven
7/6-7/9 – Common Ground Music Festival – Lansing
7/7-7/8 – Michigan ElvisFest – Ypsilanti
7/7-7/8 – Grass Lake Traffic Jam’in
7/7-7/9 – Blissfest Music Festival – Harbor Springs
7/14-7/16 – Detroit Paradise Valley Music Festival
7/15 – Vintage Blues Bash – Berrien Springs
7/15 – Rockin’ the Hills Craft Beer Festival – Manitou Beach
7/20-7/22 – Beaver Island Music Festival
7/21-7/22 – Blues, Brews and Barbecue – Birch Run
7/21-7/23 – Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival – Marquette
7/21-7/23 – Dunesville Music Festival – Lake Ann
7/22 – Flint Folk Music Festival
7/22 – Idlewild Music Festival
7/22 – Rock the Island Festival – Saginaw
7/23-7/29 – Marshall Bluegrass Festival – Marshall
7/29 – Harsens Island Roots Music Festival
7/29 – Leilapalooza Music Festival – Battle Creek
7/29-7/30 – Mo Pop Festival – Detroit

8/3-8/5 – Milan Bluegrass Festival
8/3-8/6 – Woodtick Music Festival – Hermansville
8/4-8/5 – Port Sanilac Blues Festival
8/4-8/5 – Blues, Brews and BBQ – Westland
8/4-8/5 – Lansing JazzFest
8/5 – Manton Bluegrass Festival
8/5 – I Chews The Blues Fest – Davison
8/5-8/6 – Charivari Detroit
8/9-8/12 – Unity Christian Music Festival – Muskegon
8/10-8/12 – Summer Music Fest – Frankenmuth
8/11-8/12 – Traverse City Summer Microbrew and Music Festival
8/11-8/12 – Cowpie Music Festival – Alaska
8/11-8/13 – Sugar Island Music Festival
8/11-8/13 – Flint Jazz Festival
8/12 – Music by the Bay – New Baltimore
8/17-8/19 – Summer Music Fest – Frankenmuth
8/18-8/19 – St. Louis Blues Festival
8/18-8/20 – Hoxeyville Music Festival – Wellston
8/18-8/20 – UpNorth Music Festival – Copemish
8/19 – Blissfield Bluegrass on the River
8/19-8/20 – GRandJazzFest – Grand Rapids
8/24-8/27 – Midland Folk Music Festival
8/24-8/27 – Shoreline Jazz Festival – Muskegon
8/25-8/26 – Flow Fest/Bless Fest – Lansing
8/25-8/26 – Breakaway Music Festival – Grand Rapids
8/25-8/27 – Sun Dried Music Festival – Mason
8/25-8/27 – Blues by the Bay Festival – East Tawas
8/25-8/27 – Porcupine Mountains Music Festival – Ontonagon
8/25-8/27 – Porcupine Mountains Music Festival – Ontonagon

9/1-9/3 – Marquette Area Blues Fest – Marquette
9/1-9/4 – Detroit Jazz Festival
9/2 – Art on the Lake Art and Music Festival – Curtis
9/4 – BlueChiliGrass Festival – Goodells
9/8-9/9 – Brighton’s Smokin’ Jazz and Barbecue Blues Festival
9/8-9/10 – Wheatland Music Festival – Remus
9/15-9/16 – Michigan BluesFest – Lansing
9/15-9/16 – Prime Music Festival – Lansing
9/15-9/17 – Kinde Polka Fest

10/14 – Blues and Brews Festival – Adrian

OHIO

6/15-6/17 – Washboard Music Festival – Logan
6/16-6/17 – Rhythm and Foods Festival – Urbana
6/16-6/18 – Coshocton Dulcimer DaysMy Review
6/16-6/18 – Southwind Music Fest – Bellefontaine
6/16-6/18 – Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival – Gahanna
6/17 – BAYarts Art and Music Festival – Bay Village – My Review
6/17 – Take Me to the Rivers Jazz Festival – Defiance
6/17 – Blues Fest – Kettering
6/17 – Larchmere Porchfest – Cleveland – My Review
6/22-6/24 – The Country Fest – Canal Fulton
6/22-6/25 – JamGrass Arts and Music Festival – Medina
6/23-6/25 – Maria Stein Countryfest – Maria Stein
6/23-6/25 – ComFest – Columbus – My Review
6/24 – Pike Lake Appalachian Music Festival – Bainbridge
6/24 – Shamrock Club Music Festival – Columbus

7/8 – Fire in Your Mouth, Fire in the Sky – College Corner
7/8 – Summer Jam West – Columbus
7/8 – Springsfest Music and Craft Beer Festival – Yellow Springs
7/8-7/9 – Music in the Valley Folk & Wine Festival – Bath
7/11-7/17 – The Starwood Festival – Pomeroy
7/13-7/16 – Picktown Palooza – Pickerington
7/13-7/16 – Miami Valley Music Fest – Troy
7/13-7/16 – Jamboree in the Hills – Belmont
7/14 – Kent Blues Fest
7/14-7/15 – Electronic Dayton Music Festival – Dayton
7/15 – Blues, Brews and BBQ – Hamilton
7/16 – Dayton Blues Festival
7/19-7/22 – Alive Christian Music Festival – Mineral City
7/21-7/23 – Columbus Jazz and Rib Fest
7/22 – 2X2 Hip-Hop Festival – Columbus
7/27-7/29 – Cincinnati Music Festival
7/28-7/29 – Canal Winchester Blues and RibfestMy Review

8/3-8/5 – The Werk Out Music and Arts Festival – Thornville
8/4-8/5 – London Rib and Jazz FestMy Review
8/4-8/6 – Lorain County Music Festival – Grafton
8/4-8/6 – Meigs County Rockin’ Rally – Langsville
8/5 – Blues and Brews – Akron
8/5 – Lebanon Blues Festival
8/10-8/13 – Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival – Mount Vernon
8/11-8/12 – Cincy Blues Fest – Cincinnati
8/11-8/13 – The Freakstomp Music Festival – Medina
8/12 – Raccoon(Geauga)County Music Festival – Burton
8/16-8/19 – The Parade of the Hills – Nelsonville
8/18-8/19 – Orrville Lions Club Rib and Music Fest
8/18-8/19 – Honor and Remember Music Festival – Hamilton
8/18-8/19 – Burning River Fest – Cleveland – A Friend’s Review
8/18-8/19 – Fashion Meets Music Festival – Columbus
8/18-8/20 – Wham Bam Thank You Jam Music & Art Celebration – College Corner
8/25-8/26 – Clifton Gorge Music and Arts Festival
8/25-8/26 – Tiffin Music and Art Festival
8/25-8/27 – Hog Jam Music Festival – Franklin
8/25-8/27 – Ohmstead Music Festival – College Corner
8/26 – Sunbury Sizzle and Sounds My Review
8/26-8/27 – The Ohio Valley Indigenous Music Festival – Springboro
8/31-9/3 – SamJam Bluegrass Festival – Piketon

9/1-9/2 – Breakaway Music Festival – Columbus
9/2 – HotLicks Bluesfest – Granville – My Review
9/3 – Dayton Reggae Festival
9/9 – Cincinnati Jazz and BBQ Festival
9/14-9/16 – Mohican Bluegrass Festival – Glenmont
9/14-9/17 – Ohio Lesbian Festival – Thornville
9/15 – ‘Round Town Music Festival – Kent
9/15-9/16 – Ohiolina Music Festival – Mt. Vernon
9/16 – Wooster Arts Jazz Fest
9/16-9/17 – Independents’ Day – Columbus – My Review – FINAL YEAR
9/21-9/23 – Resonance Music and Arts Festival – Thornville
9/22-9/24 – Red’s Memorial Music Reunion – Grafton
9/23 – Music on the Porches – Peninsula
9/23 – Soul Shine Blues Festival – Bascom
9/23 – Clintonville Arts and Music Festival – Columbus
9/23-9/24 – Union County Covered Bridge Bluegrass Festival – North Lewisburg – My Review
9/30 – Rockin’ the Rivers Music and Rib Fest – Defiance

10/7 – Bend in the River Art and Music Festival – Cincinnati
10/7 – Whistling Goat Music and Arts Festival – Versailles

 

PENNSYLVANIA

6/15-6/17 – Smoked Country Jam – Cross Fork
6/16-6/17 – Laurel Highlands Bluegrass Festival – Ligonier
6/16-6/18 – Pittsburgh International JazzLive Festival
6/17-6/18 – Blairsville Riverfront Music Festival
6/17-6/18 – Franklin Blues and Barbecue Festival
6/23-6/25 – Bullskin Opry Bluegrass Festival – Mount Pleasant
6/24 – PA Firefly Festival – Tionesta

7/5-7/9 – Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival – Centre Hall
7/14-7/15 – Deutschtown Music Festival – Pittsburgh
7/14-7/16 – Grass Roots Music Festival – Slippery Rock
7/15 – Alloutpraise! Christian Music Festival – Donegal

8/4 – Meat, Bones, & Blues – New Wilmington
8/4-8/6 – Flood City Music Festival – Johnstown
8/10-8/12 – Kettle Creek Music Festival – Cross Fork
8/12 – The Music For MS Roots Music Festival – Allison Park
8/19 – Rock in River Festival – Franklin
8/19-8/20 – Laurel Hill Bluegrass Festival – Somerset
8/24-8/27 – Crook Farm Country Fair and Old Time Music Festival – Bradford
8/25-8/27 – Kinzua Heritage Arts and Music Festival – Russell

9/2-9/3 – Music In The Mountains – Ohiopyle
9/8-9/9 – Endless Mountains Jam – Emporium
9/16 – BBQ and Blues Fest – Hopewell Township
9/22-9/24 – Central Pennsylvania Ragtime and American Music Festival – Rockhill Furnace
9/22-9/24 – Bass Harvest Music Festival – Artemas

 

WEST VIRGINIA

6/24 – South Branch Valley Bluegrass Festival – Romney
6/30-7/1 – Homegrown Music and Arts Festival – Snowshoe

7/21-7/23 – Blues, Bikes and BBQ – Paw Paw

8/2-8/6 – Appalachian String Band Festival – Clifftop
8/26 – Bluefield Blues Festival

9/7-9/10 – Culturefest World Music and Arts Festival – Pipestem
9/9 – Wheeling Bluegrass Festival
9/14-9/18 – Pink Moon Festival – Rock Camp
9/22-9/24 – West Virginia Wine and Jazz Festival – Morgantown
9/24 – Cranberry Mountain Shindig – Hillsboro

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