Limestone City Blues Festival

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Limestone City Blues Festival

Thursday August 22nd to Sunday August 25th

The Limestone City Blues Festival returns to Kingston, Ontario on August 22. In its 17th year, Kingston celebrates the best of blues. Venues take place downtown in Confederation Park, Springer Market Square and on Princess Street. Performances wrap up on Sunday in Confederation Park.

Headlining the Limestone City Blues Festival for this year includes Ana Popovic, at Springer Market Square on Saturday; Popa Chubby, at the Princess Street stage on Friday; and Peter Karp & Sue Foley, at Confederation Park on Thursday.

Joining Ana Popovic on Saturday are opening acts The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer and Soul Survivors. The Saturday show starts at 7pm.

Joining Popa Chubby on Friday is opening act Fraser Daley. The Friday shows starts at 7pm.

The Thursday night headlining act starts at 7pm also.

There will be also be great blues Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun at Confederation Park in the afternoon and evenings. Click here for full schedule.

Still not enough blues? You can also catch the performances across the different restaurants and pubs downtown. Click here for full schedule.

Limestone City Blues Festival Tickets

Admission bracelets for the Limestone City Blues Festival are available August 1st at select businesses and all participating blues venues for only $10! You can also get your bracelet on-site all weekend.

Blues Food

During the Limestone City Blues Festival, try locally sourced “southern” style dinner menus from 5pm daily. Nothing goes better with southern blues music than southern inspired dishes. Enjoy some amazing southern food at these downtown restaurants:

  • Amadueus Cafe
  • Aqua Terra
  • Atomica Gourmet Pizza & Wine Bar
  • Harper’s Burger Bar
  • King Street Sizzle
  • Le Chien Noir Bistro
  • Olivea
  • Red House
  • Sir John’s Public House
  • Tango
  • Windmills

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