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Jan. 29 to Feb. 6, 2016 Get your Blues on! The Ferndale Metro Blues Festival has been a hugely popular and wildly successful event. In fact, it was an official sanctioned event of Super Bowl XL in 2006. The Ferndale Metro Blues Festival averages more than 60 concerts held over nine days at two dozen locations in the region.
Blues Festival History In 2001, a group of volunteers got together in Ferndale Michigan to organize a city-wide Blues Festival to raise money for charity. Clubs, restaurants, and bars in downtown Ferndale were invited to host live blues concerts during a weekend in January 2002, donating cover charges and raising funds through raffles and sponsorships.
Bud Light Blues Festival Has Raised Over $20,000 For Local Charities Tens of thousands of persons attend our various concerts and events and hundreds of thousands of persons are exposed to our media coverage and promotional materials.
Volunteers The Blues and Music Festival wouldn't be able to go on without support from our beloved volunteers. Hats off to our hard working volunteers we have every year! Buy some volunteers a drink or two if you see them!
Musicians For the entire length of the festival, come out and enjoy the music from various artists and bands! See the schedule for details on when and where certain bands and musicians are playing!  

Venues

Over 10 venues located throughout downtown Ferndale for you to get your blues on!

1/29 - 2/6

Get your blues on!!!
One whole week,
filled with great Blues bands from the Metro Detroit Area!

Donate

Each year, the Annual Ferndale Blues Festival donates 100% of proceeds to local charities.

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Mark Your Calendars!
Sponsorship
Planning is underway for one of the fastest growing and most popular winter events in Southeast Michigan: the Ferndale Blues Festival. The annual music festival, held in downtown Ferndale and neighboring cities, has gained a reputation for showcasing a vast array of notable blues, jazz and rock musicians.
 

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Blues Poster
2016 Budlight Ferndale Blues Festival Poster
The 2016 Ferndale Blues Festival poster is available here! (Adobe PDF Reader needed)
 

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Blues Program
2016 Budlight Ferndale Blues Program
2016 festival program is available here! (Adobe PDF Reader needed.) You can print one from here, or pick one up from any of the venues during the week.
 

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Blues Fest Volunteers
2016 Budlight Ferndale Blues Volunteers
2016 festival volunteers are needed! Visit the <a href="http://ferndalebluesfestival.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=106&Itemid=94"><strong>volunteer page</strong></a> for more
information and to get involved, spread the word! Proceeds from the 2016 Budlight Ferndale Blues Festival benefit <a href="http://ferndaleya.org/" target="_blank">Ferndale Youth Assistance</a>
and MAC Health, a program of <a href="http://www.matrixhumanservices.org/" target="_blank">Matrix Human Services</a>
 

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Blues Fest Volunteers
2016 Budlight Ferndale Blues Volunteers
2016 festival volunteers are needed! Visit the volunteer page for more information and to get involved, spread the word! Proceeds from the 2016 Budlight Ferndale Blues Festival benefit Ferndale Youth Assistance and MAC Health, a program of Matrix Human Services.
 

 

 

Sponsored By

Bud Light

Also Supported By

Artichoke Garlic
FOUNDATION

Giffels Webseter

Rosie O'Grady's
New Pig Roast Event

Rosie O'Grady's

Rosie O'Grady's

Sneaker's Grill & Pub

Rosie O'Grady's

SOHO

Rosie O'Grady's

Danny's Irish Pub

Jim Nash
Oakland County Water
Resources Commissioner

Dan Martin
Ferndale City Councilman

Rosie O'Grady's
Charter Township of Royal Oak
Recreation Center

Craig Covey

Oakland County 115

Local Hop

Ferndale Blues Festival In 2001, a group of volunteers got together in Ferndale Michigan to organize a city-wide Blues Festival to raise money for charity. Clubs, restaurants, and bars in downtown Ferndale were invited to host live blues concerts during a weekend in January 2002, donating cover charges and raising funds through raffles and sponsorships.
Contact Information(248) 330-2328
ferndaleblues@gmail.com
www.ferndalebluesfestival.org
Location Ferndale Blues Festival
429 Livernois
Ferndale MI 48220
Staff Chair: Craig Covey
Co-Chair: Monica Mills