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Saturday, 01

4:00 PM

CEE Brown Project

Blue Elephant Ensemble


Blind Boy Paxton

Sunday, 02

4:00 PM

David Kambowa

Tasana Camara

Charles Ventrello Quartet


George Burton

Ways to Watch

Watch Live August 1st & 2nd 4 - 8 PM

Thanks to the efforts of our many community partners, the 2020 edition of the Erie’s Blues and Jazz Festival will be all digital. We’re celebrating Blues & Jazz around Erie all weekend. To watch the festival live, tune in to WQLN on August 1st-2nd from 4 -8 pm, or listen to the live performances on WQLN NPR FM 91.3 and Edinboro Now WFSE 88.9.

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Marathon Past Festivals

Want something to do ALL weekend? Tune in to CAM Erie to watch festival performances from 2006 until 2019. CAM will be playing Blues & Jazz Footage all weekend long, Friday, July 31st – Sunday, August 2nd, 24/7. If you’re in the City of Erie, tune in to the CAM Erie Channel on Spectrum, 1021. Viewers in Erie County can tune in to VNET Fiber cable Channel 2, and viewers anywhere can stream online.

Watch CAM's B&J Marathon

Tune in to Super Soul Saturday

Gannon University’s 90.5 WERG is dedicating the August 1st, Super Soul Saturday to Erie’s Blues & Jazz. Tune in for exclusive interviews with this year’s musical performers and jam to their music all day before tuning in on WQLN to hear it live!

Two days of regional Blues & Jazz Music / 28 Years of History

Erie’s Blues and Jazz Festival is in its 28th year providing family-friendly, world-class Arts and Music entertainment in Erie, Pennsylvania. Historically, musicians and performers come from across the world to Erie, PA for an unforgettable weekend. This year, we’re continuing to celebrate Blues & Jazz here in Erie, although it will look a little different than it has in the past.

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Learn More

Check out our 2020 Performing Artist Page for this year’s musical lineup. The festival performance will also include programming from environmental groups and other art forms such as dance, poetry, and visual art. 

2020 Artistic Performances

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