Artists

The 2015 lineup is set and it is hot!  We have:

  • Popa Chubby
  • Ronnie Baker Brooks
  • Anthony Gomes
  • Chris Beard Band
  • Ghost Town Blues Band
  • Big James and the Chicago Playboys
  • Jim McCarty and the Mystery Train
  • The Alligators
  • Jeff Hoagland Blues Band
  • Thirsty Perch Blues Band
  • Front Street Blues Band
  • Big Smooth and the Hellraisers
  • The Harmonica Hounds

Check out the details below.  The lineup continues to grow and our next announcement will be out shortly.  Stay tuned for some exciting additions.  You can follow us on Facebook for up to the minute additions.

Local and regional bands wishing to be considered for the 2016 Jackson Blues Festival click here.

Popa Chubby

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Popa Chubby

http://popachubby.wix.com/popachubby Listen Here!

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Ronnie Baker Brooks

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Ronnie Baker Brooks

Listen Here!http://www.ronniebakerbrooks.com/

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Anthony Gomes

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Anthony Gomes

www.anthonygomes.com/ Listen here!

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Chris Beard Band

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Chris Beard Band

https://www.chrisbeard1.com/ Listen Here!

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Ghost Town Blues Band

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Ghost Town Blues Band

http://www.ghosttownbluesband.com/ Listen Here!

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Big James and the Chicago Playboys

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Big James and the Chicago Playboys

http://www.blindpigrecords.com/index.cfm?section=artists&artistid=88 Listen...

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Jim McCarty and Mystery Train

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Jim McCarty and Mystery Train

Jim McCarty and Mystery Train have been a blues mainstay on the Detroit scene for over twenty years. Guitarist Jim McCarty is regarded as a Rock ‘N Roll legend. Jim continues to play a hot bluesy guitar. He’s played with Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, the Buddy Miles Express, Cactus, The Rockets, Detroit Blues Band and Mystery Train. Jim’s band, Mystery Train, includes his son Dylan McCarty on drums, Emmanuel X Garza on guitar, Marvin Conrad on bass and Kenny Welk on harp. The band’s music is a combination of high...

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The Alligators

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The Alligators

http://www.thealligators.com/ Listen Here!

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Jeff Hoagland Blues Band

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Jeff Hoagland Blues Band

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Thirsty Perch Blues Band

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Thirsty Perch Blues Band

www.thirstyperchband.com Listen Here!

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Front Street Blues Band

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Front Street Blues Band

The Front Street Blues Band has been on the Detroit Blues scene since 2006. Playing Venues in and around the Metro Detroit area, Jackson, Grand Rapids, Indiana as well as Memphis Tennessee. They won the Detroit Blues Society Battle of the Blues Band competition in 2007 and were sent to Memphis Tennessee to play at the International Blues competition, where they held their own by placing 2nd in their Venue, which was Alfreds on Beale Street. They have four members that together have countless years of experience. They have a long list of...

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Big Smooth and the Hellraisers

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Big Smooth and the Hellraisers

A dedication to old school, in your face, foot stompin’, hand clappin’, rump shakin’ rockin’ blues has made Big Smooth one of Michigan’s premier festival bands Like the name implies, we ain’t here for no tea party, when the Smooth hits the stage, that’s when the party really starts. http://bigsmoothblues.com/ Listen...

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The Harmonica Hounds

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The Harmonica Hounds

The harmonica Hounds is a family friendly event created just for the kids. During the Jackson Michigan Blues Festival, The 1st 100 kids to register on Friday June 6th, (gates open at 5pm) will each receive a free T-shirt, sunglasses and a harmonica. Then at 5:45pm,Cindy will give them a brief harmonica lesson and get the kids to jam with blues musicians. It’s lots of fun and a great photo op for parents. Made possible by the many valuable sponsors of the Jackson Blues...

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2015 Sponsors

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Latest Updates

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2014 Updated artist schedule so far.
Tommy Castro
Anthony Gomes
Mac Arnold and Plate Full O Blues
The Alligators
Mojo Phoenix
Howard and The White Boys
Big Boss Blues Band
The Harmonica Hounds
Blue Lunch
Howlin Mercy
Niecie and The Blues Crew
and more !

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The Harmonica Hounds, Family Fun at the Jackson Michigan Bluesfest

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The Harmonica Hounds, Family Fun at the Jackson Michigan Bluesfest

The harmonica Hounds is a family friendly event created just for the kids. During the Jackson Michigan Blues Festival, The 1st 100 kids to register on Friday June 6th, (gates open at 5pm) will each receive a free T-shirt, sunglasses and a harmonica. Then at 5:45pm,Cindy will give them a brief harmonica lesson and get the kids to jam with blues musicians. It’s lots of fun and a great photo op for parents. Made possible by the many sponsors of the Blues...

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