2016 dates July 16 & 17

Contact Info

Festival Hotline: 207-691-2248
Festival Location: Public Landing 275 Main St., Rockland, Maine
Office Mailing Address: The North Atlantic Blues Festival
70 Lake Avenue, Rockland, ME 04841
Phone: 207-596-6055


Advance Tickets $30.00/day or $55.00/weekend pass
Tickets at the gate $40.00/day or $75.00/weekend pass
Advance tickets ended July 6, 2015. Now only available at the gate.

Ticket Outlets No tickets Available Deadline ended

Rockland – Houston Tuttle 404 Main St. 594-5441
Camden – HAV II 87 Elm St. 236-6777
Bangor – Mexicalli Blues 1 Market St. 990-4113
Brunswick – Gulf of Maine Books 134 Maine St. 729-5083
Portland – Buck Dancers 248 St. John St. 774-2219
Fairfield – Down Home Music 43 Main St. 453-2942
Augusta – Musicians 1st Choice 246 Western Ave 623-0400

No credit cards taken at the gates, ATM’s are off the grounds but near by.  A special children’s ticket will be available at the gate only to youngsters 6 to 12 for $5. Children under 5 admitted free. All ticket sales are Final. No Refunds.

Festival Info

  • Ticket gates open at 9:00 a.m. and music starts at 11:00 a.m.
    Saturday and Sunday.
  • Bring a lawnchair or blanket. Some folding chairs are available at the front
    of the stage for no charge.  The yellow covered chairs to the right of the
    stage are VIP seats.
  • Chairs can be brought on the grounds 6:00-8:00 AM Saturday. We then
    ask you to leave until the ticket gates open.
  • Rain or Shine!
  • No Pets or Coolers
  • No chairs with a canopy over it. It blocks the view for the people behind you.
  • No sun umbrellas or tents (if raining, small umbrellas are allowed)
  • A large tent is set up at the top of the hill if you want cover.
  • City water faucets are to the right and left of the stage,
    for your use.
  • Wristband allows you to come and go off the festival grounds
  • Club Crawl held Sat night 8:00 PM. Main St is closed to traffic. 5 bands are set up along the street. All ages , no charge.
    •Saturday or Weekend wristbands allows you into the participating bars and restaurants.

  • Friday night music in local bars is not a NABF event, no wristbands are issued. Some establishments may charge a cover charge.



The festival is in the Public Landing  275 Main St,  first left off Main St.
No parking on grounds.

  • From Portland (82 miles): Take I-295 North to Exit 28 to U.S. Route 1 North (Coastal Route) at Brunswick. Follow U.S. Route 1 to Rockland’s Main St. Turn right on Main St.
  • From Augusta (42 miles) take Rt 17 to Rockland. Follow Rt 1 South take a left at the Dairy Queen stop light. Next right on Main St.
  • From Bangor (61 miles) take US Rt 1A to Rt 1 then South to Rockland.Follow Rt 1 South take a left at the Dairy Queen stop light. Next right on to Main St.


On street parking through out the town. Civic organizations offer
paid parking at some parking lots.


Schooner Bay

JOE’S Taxi

Offering this service to the hotels, motels, campgrounds.