North Atlantic Blues Festival



About Us

The North Atlantic Blues Festival is an annual two-day blues music festival featuring national blues performers and considered one of the most prestigious on the East Coast. The festival is held at the Public Landing in Rockland, Maine, overlooking the picturesque Rockland Harbor. Some of the top names in blues music have been featured at this prestigious East Coast festival. In addition to all day live entertainment, the festival has vendors selling a wide array of food, drinks and crafts. Saturday evening Main Street is closed to traffic for the NABF Club Crawl. Attendees of legal age, wearing their wristband from the festival are allowed free admission to the many bars and restaurants featuring many of the top regional blues performers. There are also bands performing on Main Street for all ages at no charge.

July 15th and 16th 2023 ~ 30th Year
Tickets on sale end of November.

Saturday July 15th
Gabe Stillman
Jontavious Willis
Bernard Allison
Selwyn Birchwood
Shemekia Copeland
Chris Gill Between acts Sat/Sun
Sunday July 16
Mid Coast Music Academy Blues Camp
Jureesa McBride
Kenny Blues Boss Wayne
Joanna Connor
Mr Sipp
Southern Hospitality featuring J P Soars- Damon Fowler- Victor Wainwright

Festival Info
•Ticket gates open at 9:00 a.m. and music starts at 11:00 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday.
•Bring a lawnchair or blanket. Some folding chairs are available at the front left of the stage for no charge. The yellow covered chairs to the right of the stage are VIP seats.
•Chairs can be brought on the grounds 6:00-8:00 AM Saturday.