Soak Up 3 Days of Blues at Eureka Springs Blues Weekend

May 7th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend 2018Eureka Springs Blues Weekend is an annual event that sees local, regional, and national blues artists performing in and around historic Eureka Springs. Come see why American Blues Scene magazine rated the annual Eureka Springs Blues Weekend as one of the top ten most beautiful blues festivals in the world! June 14 – 17, 2018, Eureka Springs, AR.

Celebrate Father’s Day with three days of incredible music at Eureka Springs Blues Weekend 2018! Blues legend, John Mayall, is headlining with special guest Carolyn Wonderland – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Other musicians on the schedule include: Selwyn Birchwood, John Nemeth, Fast Johnny Ricker, Tony Redman, Brick Fields, Blew Reed & The Flatheads, and a host of others.

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend also includes a variety of special blues-related events and opportunities. Many of the musicians can be found in and around town during the weekend engaging in impromptu blues jams. In fact, the event basically transforms Eureka Springs into one big blues session. If you’re itching to play with other blues musicians or just want to pick up some tips, Eureka Springs Blues Weekend is for you!

Be sure to attend the Father’s Day Sunday Blues Picnic, too! This popular, annual event includes food, ice cold beverages, arts and crafts, and a chance to meet the artists. Plus lots of big cats! June 17th, noon to – 6pm at Turpentine Creek Wildife Refuge.

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend Schedule

– June 14 –
Coyote Claw – 7pm
at the Rowdy Beaver Den

– June 15 –
Selwyn Birchwood – 5pm
at Basin Spring Park
John Nemeth – 7pm at Basin Park Hotel Barefoot Ballroom
Mark Shields & Good Company – 9pm at the Rowdy Beaver Den

– June 16 –
Coyote Claw – noon
at the Rowdy Beaver Tavern
Blew Reed & The Flatheads – 1pm at the Rowdy Beaver Den
Brick Fields Band – 3pm at the Basin Spring Park Bandshell
John Mayall with special Guest Carolyn Wonderland – 7:30pm at Eureka Springs City Auditorium
Scott Garner & & The Speedshift Band – 8pm at the Rowdy Beaver Tavern
Los Roscoes – 9pm at the Rowdy Beaver Den

– June 17 –
Father’s Day Sunday Blues Picnic – noon to 6pm
at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Tom Baker’s Blues Harmonica for Kids of All Ages – 1pm at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Tony Redman – 2:20pm at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Fast Johnny Ricker Band – 3:30pm at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
ALL-STAR JAM – 4:30pm at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend 2018

June 14 – June 17
Eureka Springs, AR
Be sure to visit for tickets, updated performance schedules, and other information. You can also follow the event on Facebook.

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend Lodging
Heading to Arkansas and looking for a place to stay? Don’t be sucked in by the stale promise of some run-of-the-mill, chain hotel or motel. Instead, why not treat yourself to the comfort, service, and amenities found only in an Arkansas Bed & Breakfast Inn! The Eureka Springs area has lots of great Arkansas B&B’s to choose from – but rooms are going to go fast if you’re coming for the Blues Weekend. Book your stay today!

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