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2017 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2017 North Atlantic Blues Festival

 Sat July 15 ••• MCMA Blues Camp Kids #1 10:30-10:55 AM   11:15 AM-12:15 PM 12:30-1:30 PM 1:45-3:00 PM 3:15-4:45 PM 5:00-6:30 PM Sun July 16 ••• MCMA Blues Camp Kids #1 10:30-10:55 AM   11:15 AM-12:15 PM 12:30-1:30 PM 1:45-3:00 PM 3:15-4:30 PM 4:45-6:15 PM between acts Saturday & Sunday   Get the latest NABF news… Follow us on […]

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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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2016 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2016 North Atlantic Blues Festival

   Sat July 16 11:00-12:10 12:25-1:35 1:50-3:05 3:20-4:40 5:00-6:30 Sun July 17 11:00-12:00 12:15-1:20 1:35-2:45 3:00-4:15 4:30-6:00   between acts Saturday & Sunday   Get the latest NABF news… Follow us on Facebook or signup for our email newsletter to get the latest announcements as they happen!

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2015 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2015 North Atlantic Blues Festival

 Sat July 11 11:00-12:10 12:25-1:35 1:50-3:05 3:20-4:40 5:00-6:30 Sun July 12 11:00-12:00 12:15-1:20 1:35-2:45 3:00-4:15 4:30-6:00   between acts Saturday & Sunday   Get the latest NABF news… Follow us on Facebook or signup for our email newsletter to get the latest announcements as they happen!

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2014 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2014 North Atlantic Blues Festival

Jarekus Singleton, Mr. Sipp, Teeny Tucker, Joanna Connor, Victor Wainwright, Melvin Taylor, C.J. Chenier, Joe Louis Walker, Jimmy Thackery, The Golden State Lone Star Review, The Mannish Boys…

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2013 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2013 North Atlantic Blues Festival

Mavis Staples, The Holmes Brothers, The Blues Broads – Dorothy Morrison, Tracy Nelson, Angela Strehli, and Annie Sampson, Samantha Fish, True Blues – Corey Harris, Guy Davis, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Eddie Taylor Jr with Maurice John Vaughn, The Lee Boys, Selwyn Birchwood, Matt Andersen, Sugar Ray & the Blues Tones, Popa Chubby, and Ben Prestage

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2012 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2012 North Atlantic Blues Festival

Printable Schedule Download >> Saturday, July 14 Randy Oxford Band 11:00-12:00 Albert Castiglia 12:15-1:15 Royal Southern Brotherhood Cyril Neville, Mike Zito, Devon Allman, Charlie Wooton and Mean Willie Green 1:30-2:35 Rick Estrin & the Nightcats 2:50-4:00 Tribute to Koko Taylor With The Blues Machine, Nora Jean Wallace, Melvia “Chick” Rogers and  Jackie Scott 4:15-5:20 Tab […]

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2011 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2011 North Atlantic Blues Festival

Nellie Tiger Travis – Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater – Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials – Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues – Magic Slim & the Teardrops – The Brooks Family Reunion – Trampled Under Foot – James Armstrong – Toni Lynn Washington – Eric Bibb – Robert Cray

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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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2010 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2010 North Atlantic Blues Festival

Preston Shannon | Biscuit Miller | John Nemeth | Bryan Lee | Johnny Rawls | James Cotton | Shakura S’Aida | Moreland & Arbuckle | Michael Burks | Shemekia Copeland | Keb’ Mo’ | Lydia Warren | Cole Downing

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2009 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2009 North Atlantic Blues Festival

Saturday Matt Wigler | Homemade Jamz Blues Band | Harper | Super Chicken Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women | Zac Harmon | Bobby Rush Sunday Eden Brent | Mississippi Heat | Jimmy Thackery Joe Lewis Walker | Kenny Neal’s Family Reunion

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2008 NABF – BluesWax Article

Elvin Bishop - photo by Dusty Scott

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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2008 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2008 North Atlantic Blues Festival

Saturday Lil Dave Thompson | Andrew Jr. Boy Jones | Sugar Blue | Lurrie Bell | Ruthie Foster | Walter Trout Sunday Melvia “Chick” Rodgers | Wayne Baker Brooks | Janiva Magness | Rod Piazza | Elvin Bishop

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2007 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2007 North Atlantic Blues Festival

Saturday The Detroit Women | Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King Piano Blowout (Barrelhouse Chuck, Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, Henry Butler) Blues Guitar Women (Roxanne Potvin, Deborah Coleman, Sue Foley) | Bernard Allison Sunday Patricia Wilder | Billy Gibson Band | Lucky Peterson | Diunna Greenleaf | Coco Montoya | Walter Trout

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