The 2022 Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival offers a stellar blues programme with a cast list including American stars and the best homegrown talent and covering all shades of the blues, from Mississippi to New Orleans to Memphis to Chicago.
The eldest son of the undisputed King of the blues, Muddy Waters, Mud and his fantastic band deliver classic Chicago electric blues.
Maggie Bell leads a special programme packed wall-to-wall with festival blues favourites.
Blues Afternoon: Dixie Fried | Kara Grainger | Grainne Duffy
Our ever-popular Blues Afternoons are back, with a triple header of powerful rocking blues.
Blind Boy Paxton
He made a massive impact in 2018 with a series of sold out shows and we are delighted he’s back.
Jed Potts and the Hillman Hunters with the Husky Horns/ Roosevelt Collier Band
Classic 1950s and early 60s American blues, delivered with passion and power.
Legends of the Blues - from Mississippi to Chicago
With flair and originality the Edinburgh group, Jawbone Walk, was formed out of a mutual appreciation for classic blues music.
Blues Afternoon: Blue Milk, Blind Boy Paxton, Mud In Your Ear with Brandon Santini
Making their festival debut Blue Milk are a one-of-a-kind roots group harking back to the traditions of turn-of-the-century, down home Delta Blues.
Blues Afternoon: Lisa Mills | The Cinelli Brothers | Stacy Mitchhart
Our ever-popular Blues Afternoons are back for 2022, featuring Lisa Mills, The Cinelli Brothers and Stacy Mitchhart.
Jed Potts Hillman Hunters and Brandon Santini
The Hillman Hunters are an electric trio, playing blues inspired by 50s and 60s American greats.
Redfish Blues Band
Dynamic, high-energy band, Redfish Blues Band open the concert with their distinctive mix of blues, roots, jazz and soul.