Mississippi Valley Blues Festival

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Country and Region United StatesIowa
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Davenport, Iowa USA
Festival Contact Information

Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
MIssissippi Valley Blues Society
102 South Harrison Street, Suite 300
Davenport, IA 52801-1811 USA
Phone: (01) 563-322-5837
Fax: (01) 563-322-5832
Email: mvbs@revealed.net

Festival Description

The objective of the society is to educate the general public about the native art form of blues related music by performance, by enhancing appreciation and understanding, by interpreting and by preserving. The society will make all events sponsored by it accessible to the general public by being nonprofit and using volunteers.

Festival Dates July 4 - 6, 2013
Festival Links http://www.mvbs.org

Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Thursday, July 4
    • Bandshell
      Selwyn Birchwood Band
      Howard and the White Boys
      Eddie “Devil Boy” Turner and the Trouble Twins
      Walter Trout
    • Tent Stage Kevin “B.F.” Burt
      Joe and Vicki Price
      Chris O’Leary Band
      Davina and the Vagabonds
      Southern Hospitality with Victor Wainwright, J.P. Soars and Damon Fowler
  • Friday, July 5
    • Bandshell
      Mississippi Valley Blues Challenge Finals Jimmy Nick & Don’t Tell Mama Samantha Fish Anthony Gomes Mighty Sam McClain
    • Tent Stage
      Winter Blues AllStars Scottie Miller Dee Alexander John Primer
Free Workshops
  • 2:30pm — David Horwitz (Blues Photography)
  • 4:00pm — Scottie Miller
  • 5:3pm — John Primer
BlueSKool 2013:
  • 3:30pm — David Berntson (Free Harmonicas and Lessons for all Kids)
  • 4:45pm — Kevin Burt
  • 6:00pm — Winter Blues Kids w/Ellis Kell & Hal Reed


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Practical Info:

  • LeClaire Park
    400 Beiderbeck Drive
    Davenport, Iowa


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