Belleville · Downtown · Blues · 2024 ©

Explore the Heartbeat of Blues - Belleville Downtown Blues Festival

Upcoming Events & Performances

Join us for a series of unforgettable blues performances in the vibrant atmosphere of Belleville’s historic downtown.

Angelina Hunter TRIO

Nominated for Best New Group and the 2024 Maple Blues Awards.

Friday, Sept 6, 2024

Pinnacle Playhouse

Paul Denyes "Nothing but the Blues

Paul Denyes, musicologist, former board member and vice president of the Toronto Blues Society will be giving a workshop on blues history and its influences.

Saturday, Sept 7, 2024: 11 am

Belleville Public Library

Emily Burgess and the Emburys

Emily Burgess has spent the last 15 years working as a guitarist for groups including The Weber Brothers, The 24th Street Wailers, Rita Chiarelli, Sue Foley, the Women’s Blues Revue Band and more. Independently, she is a passionate songwriter, releasing her third studio album, ‘Arrow’, in October 2023

Saturday, Sept 7, 2024:  12 pm – 2:30 pm

Parrott Stage in the Market Square

Camilo Restrepo

Camilo Restrepo offers a unique and powerful performance of blues and folk music. He engages audiences with his soulful voice and captivating guitar playing, delivering a truly unforgettable experience.

Saturday, Sept 7, 2024:  1 pm – 2:30 pm

Front Street Main Stage

Tim Campbell - Slide Guitar Workshop

Saturday, Sept 7, 2024:  2 pm – 3 pm

Theatre in the Wings

Ron Nicholas - Finger Style Guitar Workshop

Rons focus for the upcoming “Belleville Blues Festival” workshop” will be on simple beginnings, to more advanced techniques for electric as well as acoustic finger-style guitar. Topics included will be; a brief history of the guitar, individual artists of major influence, various individual artists of major influence, various styles with demonstrations on lead and accompaniment. 

Saturday, Sept 7, 2024:  3 pm

Theatre in the Wings

Tony Vani & Kenny Pauze

Tony Vani and Kenny Pauze, a relatively new and established duo in the Quinte area blues scene but certainly not new to the music world; two highly seasoned musicians paired in this sizzling acoustic format.

Saturday, Sept 7, 2024:  3 pm – 4 pm

Courtyard 265 @ Front Street

Patrick Fockler Band

Patrick performs as a solo, with Mojo Train and his own band, The Patrick Fockler Band. 

Saturday, Sept 7, 2024:  4 pm – 5:30 pm

Belleville Club

Weber Brothers

Highly regarded for their proficiency as studio musicians, the brothers have recorded on hundreds of outside projects, including work with Gordon Lightfoot, Kris Kristofferson, Ronnie Hawkins and Willie Nelson.

Saturday, Sept 7, 2024:  5 pm – 6:30 pm

Front Street Main Stage

Wild T and the Spirit

Guitarist Toney Springer has hung with the best of them, David Bowie, Jeff Healey, Bon Jovi, Jay Leno, David Letterman and Arsenio Hall


Coming in from out of town for Downtown Blues? We’ve got you covered with a special promotion price from Best Western.

Just click here to reserve your room at the Downtown Blues special price. Or call 613-969-1112 and give the booking code BBLU to book over the phone.