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Niagara Falls Blues Festival

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Cost: FREE ADMISSION

The Niagara Falls Blues Festival kicks off on Friday, September 15, at 4:00 PM and runs through Sunday, September 17th, with the final act hitting the stage at 3:15 PM. On Saturday, you can also enjoy the 11th Annual Classic Car & Bike Cruise. 

Here's the incredible line-up -- Plan to spend the entire weekend as you won't want to miss a single moment of this wonderful celebration of the Blues. 

Friday, Sept. 15 

  • 4:00 PM -- Mr. Conrad & the Original Excellos
  • 5:15 PM -- Chris Beard
  • 7:00 PM -- Richard Ray Farrell  with Special Guest Dennis Gruenling
  • 8:30 PM -- Downchild Blues Band
  • Immediately following Downchild will be Harper & Midwest Kind

Saturday, Sept. 16 

11th Annual Classic Car & Bike Cruise: Assemble at Sal Maglie Stadium parking lot between 12 and 1pm. The Cruise will start at 1:00 PM and follow Pine Ave. to the festival site. 

  • 1:00 PM -- Sauce Boss
  • 2:45 PM -- Lady A & The Bluesfuze
  • 4:30 PM -- Laura Rain and the Ceasars
  • 6:30 PM -- Cherly Arena Band 
  • 8:30 -- The Nighthawks (featuring the last of the Muddy Waters Blues Band!)
  • Immediately following The Nighthawks -- The Albert Castiglia Band

Sunday, 9/17

  • 10:30 AM -- 7th Annual Gospel Brunch featuring Marsha McWilson
  • 12:00 PM -- Maria Aurigema Band
  • 1:30 PM -- Jamin' Gypsies featuring Pete Worden, Jony James and Jeremy Keys
  • 3:15 PM -- Acres & Eights 

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