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Mississippi Valley Blues Society Cancels Blues Fest

May 22nd, 2020

Since March, the Quad-Cities has been singing the quarantine blues. And due to the dissonant chords of Covid-19, that beloved music will be silenced later this year, as the 35th-anniversary of the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival is canceled. Though it initially pushed back the fest from the July 4th weekend, to Sept. 18-19, the Mississippi Valley Blues Society board decided “that it is in the best interest of our fans, artists and vendors to cancel a live Festival until the ongoing pandemic is far behind us,” president Bob Clevenstine posted on mvbs.org. The potential for a second coronavirus... Read More

Get Your Blues On Along The Mississippi

July 4th, 2018

It’s time for the 33rd Annual Mississippi Valley Blues Festival! Head down to LeClaire Park, on the banks of the Mississippi in Davenport, Friday Jul 6 and Saturday Jul 7 for one of the Quad Cities’ most successful and enjoyable music festivals! The Mississippi Valley Blues Society has secured a line-up of musicians that you won’t want to miss.   Gates open at 4 p.m. on Friday Jul 6. Here is the line-up for the Bandshell Stage: Bandshell Stage: 5:00 p.m.            Tribute to Ellis Kell 6:30 p.m.            Kris Lager Band 8:30 p.m.            Walter Trout Pedigo/Jones... Read More