2017 Summertime Blues

2017 Summertime Blues ◆  August 24 – 27th ◆ Maffeo Sutton Park


Thursday August 24th : Loaves & Fishes Food Bank fundraiser!

Five regional bands each playing a set and then let the jam begin. The show will be at least twice as long as last year’s show!



President’s Message – June 2017

gerold250The Blues Fans attending this years Summertime Blues are simply amazing. We have had so many of you already purchase advance tickets. Simply one of the best line-ups of any festival is what our patrons are saying. Comments such as:

” Finally! A Blues Festival that actually has Blues Artists”.
“Real music as it should be….. live !!!!”
“Looks like they found a cure for the summertime blues!”
“Ruthie Foster is worth seeing! An awesome talent! The whole show looks great!”

So my comments today are brief and to the point. Plan to have the best time ever at this years “Summertime Blues”. Unique venue, incredible talent, amazing volunteers, Artisans and Food Vendors plus liquid libation for our adult friends. Get your tickets today.

Book your hotels directly for incredible savings. Special Code required at booking.
Here are the hotels, special codes and their direct phone numbers:

Coast Bastion   250.753.6601  |  Booking code: SUMMERTIME BLUES FEST
Travel Lodge   250.754.6355   |  Booking code: BLUES
Howard Johnson   250.753.2241  |   Booking code: CGSB24

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Until the next time.


Gerold Haukenfrers







Our thanks to our Summertime Blues sponsors!

The Nanaimo Blues Society gratefully acknowledges the support of: