Blues Fest is a great Quad Cities tradition.  But unfortunately, we have to wait until September 16th and 17th to sit in LeClaire Park in Davenport and enjoy incredible blues music.
So, instead, let's enjoy incredible blues music in Port Byron THIS weekend, shall we?
Baby Blues Fest 2022 will be held on Main Street in Port Byron, Illinois on June 25, 2022 from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM.  Here's the lineup:
  • Noon: My Friends and Me
  • 2PM: Donna Herula Group
  • 4PM: Avey Grouws Band
There will be drink and food Specials will be featured by all downtown restaurants!  This is an all-ages family-friendly event.
There's a great connection between the two blues events.  Your headliner for this weekend's Baby Blues Fest is performing at the Mississippi Valley Blues Fest, Avey Grouws Band!

Avey Grouws Band

Avey Grouws Band defies labels with their powerful Quad Cities sound, with blues, roots, rock and soul. Sophomore album, "Tell Tale Heart", was recorded in Nashville, TN with Grammy award winner, Casey Wasner (Keb' Mo', Taj Mahal) during the pandemic. Released September 2021, "Tell Tale Heart" debuted #7 on the Billboard Blues Album chart. Avey Grouws Band also hit #10 on the Billboard Blues Album chart with the 2020 debut album, "The Devil May Care".

Donna Herula

Donna Herula is a blues and Americana singer, songwriter, resonator slide guitarist, and Chicago Blues Hall of Fame inductee. Playing a variety of blues styles, her songwriting tips the hat to the tradition while creating a fresh, contemporary perspective on blues and roots music.

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