Nanaimo Blues Society was formed in 2003 with a mandate of putting on an annual Blues Festival.

Since that time our mandate has expanded and our festival is rapidly becoming world-famous.

About The Nanaimo Blues Society

The Nanaimo Blues Society (the Society) is a BC registered non-profit society that was founded in October 2004 and is led by a committed volunteer board with a passion for Blues music and a desire to add to the culture and vitality of Nanaimo.

The Society has presented many Festivals. These outdoor Blues festivals have been held in downtown Nanaimo featuring local, provincial, national and internationally renowned Blues musicians.


Sign up for a Nanaimo Blues Society membership and help us support the blues on the island.

Thank you for your support and keeping the blues alive in Nanaimo!