North Atlantic Blues Festival News

North Atlantic Blues Festival: Great Music Experience in one of America's Most Beautiful Cities

North Atlantic Blues Festival: Great Music Experience in one of America’s Most Beautiful Cities

Destinations for summer vacations are numerous but few compare to Rockland, Maine. Recently recognized by Budget Travel as one of “Coolest Small Towns in America”, the citizens of Rockland take great pride in their community. Rockland was first chartered back in 1854 and it grew quickly. This rapid growth was due to the booming industries […]

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Mississippi Blues Trail

Mississippi Blues Trail

Rockland, Maine Honored With Blues Trail Marker :: As blues has spread from Mississippi to the far corners of the country and the world, the state of Maine has assumed an active role in the presentation and promotion of the music to appreciative local…

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Keeping the Blues Alive!

Keeping the Blues Alive!

The North Atlantic Blues Festival Receives a Keeping the Blues Alive Award for Festival! The growing success of the North Atlantic Blues Festival hit a high note this week with the Blues Foundation placing the local event’s promoters in an elite category…

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Elvin Bishop - photo by Dusty Scott

2008 NABF – BluesWax Article

Blues Bytes North Atlantic Blues Festival Rockland, Maine July 12-13 2008 :: By Mark Goodman It actually does get warm in Maine. Contrary to my preconception, it was a beautiful, warm day to kick off the 2008 North Atlantic Blues Festival. The festival is held in Harbor Park, which touches the edge of Penobscot Bay in […]

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