Monterey Bay Blues Festival

The Monterey Fairgrounds & Exposition Center presents the 27th annual Blues Festival in Monterey. If you are a blues fan, this is the place to be! Dedicated to preserving this unique American art form, Monterey Bay Blues Festival is considered one of the premier blues festivals in the country, attracting not only world-renowned blues artists, but young up and coming artists of the future.

The festivities begin at 7:00 pm on Friday, June 22nd with music humming from three different stages and continuing throughout the evening.  Saturday and Sunday is also jam packed with performances you will not want to miss!

Performers at the 2012 Monterey Bay Blues Festival include:

    Rose Royce
Sista Monica
Evelyn “Champagne” King
Paula Harris & the Blu Gluv
Charlie Jene
Minor Williams and Bitz & Pieces
Grady Champion
JJ Grey & Mofro
Roy Tyler & New Directions


For a complete list of who is performing please visit the official Monterey Bay Blues Festival Page


Tickets for the Monterey Bay Blues Festival are just $150 for a three-day grounds pass. You may purchase grounds passes for each day. If you want to catch the headliners on the big stage, you must buy an arena pass! Three-day arena passes range from $160 to $230. Tickets for the Monterey Bay Blues Festival can be purchased by clicking here or by calling 866-558-4253.