Date: August 25th, 5:00 pm - August 27th, 11:00pm
Venue: Harris Park
Location: LondonMore Info
The London Bluesfest is proud to announce a new venue with bigger musical legends headlining a festival packed with the best of blues and classic rock. The festival will open Friday August 25 at Harris Park in London, Ontario and will run through Sunday August 27, 2017. Headliners will include The Wallflowers, led by Jakob Dylan and guitarist Tobi Miller, with Blood Sweat & Tears (Aug 25), The Burton Cummings Band, and five-time Grammy award winners The Robert Cray Band (Aug 26). The Rock Pack headlines Sunday August 26th, featuring the original lead vocalists of legendary classic rock bands including, Bobby Kimball (Toto), Lou Graham (Foreigner), John Payne (Asia) and Steve Augeri (Journey). Sunday will also feature the Pat Travers Band, Sons of Rhythm, and Wild T & The Spirit.
A world class blues lineup will feature the Pat Travers Band, Molly Hatchet, Rick Derringer, Anthony Gomes, Sons of Rhythm, Scott Holt, Wild T & The Spirit, Zed Head, London’s Bill Durst, and local rockers Bobnoxious.
Additional local acts will be announced in the coming weeks for a second stage.
The 2017 Bluesfest 3-day festival will be in support of RockinWheel for Spinal Cord research. RockinWheel was created to raise money for Spinal Cord research, support those affected by this injury, and provide an outreach program to try and educate young people about preventing these injuries.
Additional local greats will be announced in the coming weeks to play on a second festival stage and details on the 2017 “Eight Bar Blues” program, which will integrate the London Bluesfest at bars within the downtown core.
Stay tuned to www.londonbluesfest.com for additional acts to be announced, including ticketing, schedule, sponsorship and volunteer information.