Meet the Riverfront Blues Festival 2019 Bands!

Two big days of top-notch entertainment! World class musicians representing a range of blues styles will be strutting their stuff in one of the most beautiful waterfront settings in the country!

Friday, August 9th

Saturday, August 10th

Friday, August 9th Performers

6:00PM-8:00PM: CD WOODBURY

CD Woodbury is an award winning contemporary blues, roots, rock, and multi-genre guitarist, vocalist and songwriter.
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8:00PM-10:00PM: SKYLA BURRELL

The Skyla Burrell Band is a full time, hardworking traveling blues band,
known for their high-energy electric blues. ”Sassy, sexy and full of fire, this crew rallies behind their leader mightily and all keep the party going in fine style. This is one white girl that knows what the blues are about.”
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10:00PM-12:00AM: DUWAYNE BURNSIDE

Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Duwayne Burnside is one of 14 children born to legendary North Mississippi musician R.L. Burnside and his wife, Alice. He has been a frequent performer with the North Mississippi Allstars since the early 1990s. Growing up around his father, as soon as young Burnside was able to get to Memphis, he did, and soon had the chance to sit in with Little Jimmy King, Albert King, B.B. King, Bobby “Blue” Bland, and others.
Duwayne Burnside puts on an exciting live show, and continues to tour, helping to keep the North County, Mississippi hill-style blues flourishing.
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Saturday, August 10th Performers

1:00PM-3:00PM: TERRY ROBB

Terry Robb is one of the top acoustic blues guitarists of our time. His signature fingerpicking style has earned him international acclaim from worldwide audiences, music critics and his distinguished peers. Incorporating elements from Delta blues, ragtime, country, swing and jazz, Robb has built a unique blues sound that has made him a legend in his prolific music career spanning more than four decades.
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3:00PM-5:00PM: CARL REY TRIO

Carl Rey is a 30 year veteran of the Jazz and Blues music scene. A consummate performer with a classic “old style” delivery honed to a contemporary edge; Carl Rey is known for his strong vocals and clean harmonica sound.
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5:00PM-7:00PM: SARA BROWN

Sara Brown, a small-town redhead from Stevens County, packs each track with her signature power-house vocal style, but also displays subtle nuance and versatile stylizations as the unique mood of each song demands. “Don’t mess with a redhead from Stevens County.” The proof is in the album cover photo where Sara stands, flanked by her band, in front of a vintage automobile, clutching a .44 Magnum and a Shure 55 classic microphone. Their album features screamin’ guitar solos by Dave Keeley, infectious grooves by drummer and bassist, Brendan Cesaratto, and Jesse Brown, and colorful interjections by trombonist/keyboardist, Brent Purvis. As the festival and concert season draws near, the band is excited to welcome versatile guitarist, Mellad Abeid into their sound. Mellad has played everything from traditional Irish music, to jazz, country, and rock. When it comes time to rip on a hardcore blues, Mellad can really bring the house down.
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7:00PM-9:00PM: Gregg Wright

Gregg Wright is in the top echelons of the world’s great guitarists!” according to the international publication Blues Matters. Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2013, Wright is an electrifying performer whose other-worldly guitar playing and deep, soulful vocals, leaves audiences breathless! “Gregg Wright has an extra gear most guitarists don’t have.” raves award-winning Bluesman Zac Harmon. With years of touring with Michael Jackson, Mick Fleetwood and a host of top tier music artists under his belt, Wright has developed a cool but killer stage presence. He may initially come off as “Mr. Smooth” but he’ll be on your jugular in an instant and without warning, like a lion pouncing on its prey.
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9:00PM-11:00PM: ZAC HARMON

Zac Harmon is an award-winning guitarist, organist, singer, and songwriter whose distinctive style combines the best of old-school soul-blues artists with modern lyrics and themes that bring the blues into a new century. His new Blind Pig CD, Right Man Right Now, is contemporary music that proves just how alive and relevant the blues is today.

Born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, Zac Harmon is a true embodiment of the music that emanated from the city’s historic Farish Street district, home of blues legend Elmore James. Given that Zac was exposed to a lot of music in his home, neighborhood, and local culture, it’s not surprising that he turned out a blues musician. His mom played piano, and his dad, the city’s first black pharmacist, played harmonica and tended to the needs of artists such as Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Ike and Tina Turner, Albert King, and Little Milton.
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11:00PM-1:00AM: ALL-STAR JAM

Saturday will come to a smashing close you won’t want to miss from 11:00 pm to 1 am! To finish off an amazing weekend of blues and brews, members of bands from throughout the weekend will be participating in a mind-blowing All-Star Jam!
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Riverfront Blues Archives

Experience a "Blast from the Past" and see who has played the Libby Riverfront Blues Festival in previous years! Check out bands and band bios all the way back to 2011.

Get Your Tickets!

Make sure you reserve a place and save money by purchasing your tickets ahead of time. Tickets can be easily purchased online or at a local retailer!

Camp For Cheap!

We offer camping in a beautiful park for only $10.00 a night for both Friday and Saturday nights. Bring your trailer, RV or tents! We provide restrooms and showers as well as a free shuttle to and from the Riverfront Blues Festival venue!