The Coeur d'Alene

Blues Festival

The Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival

Get ready to celebrate our 13th Anniversary of the Coeur d’Alene Blues Festival!

Prepare to be blown away as we bring you an electrifying lineup featuring the iconic sounds of Jimi Hendrix, the pinnacle of Soul music, and performances by former stars of The Voice and American Idol. Returning favorites will grace our stage alongside talented musicians not seen here in years. Expect a couple of legendary surprises as we showcase an ensemble of unparalleled performers, all set to deliver awe-inspiring and soul-stirring melodies.

Join us for a weekend filled with soulful tunes, incredible talent, and a celebration of thirteen years of phenomenal music. This year promises to be our most sensational yet, with each act bringing their absolute best to the forefront. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary musical journey!


Friday, APRIL 12TH

Doghouse Boyz at Whispers Lounge (21+)

Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Venue: Whispers Lounge

Admission: FREE


Blues Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene (21+)

Boarding: 5 PM | Departure: 6:00 PM - Return: 8:00 PM

Two Bands, Two Boats: Featuring Whack A Mole on the Mish An Nock & Steamboat Rocks on the Other Boat

Sail on Lake Coeur d'Alene and enjoy two exceptional acts on separate boats - experience a bar and dance floor on both vessels. Add-On the Bourbon & Blues Event at a discounted rate with a concierge, and treat yourself to an evening of unparalleled entertainment!



Bourbon & Blues (21+)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Meghan Sullivan

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Too Slim & The Taildraggers

Presented by Sazerac, our brand-new Bourbon & Blues event invites you to be part of history with the exclusive debut of Traveller Whiskey in Idaho. Crafted in a groundbreaking collaboration between 8X Grammy Award-Winning Artist Chris Stapleton and Buffalo Trace Distillery Master Distiller, Harlen Wheatley, Traveller Whiskey embodies a fusion of artistry and craftsmanship.

This unforgettable night under the festive tent on the front lawn features bourbon tastings, food stations, and live blues music, creating a unique fusion of Bourbon and Blues. Guests will receive a tasting glass and passport for sampling various bourbons, akin to Whiskey Barrel Weekend. Join us for a night of flavorful experiences and soulful tunes, celebrating the first-ever tasting of Traveller Whiskey in the heart of Idaho.





Rusty & Ginger at Beverly's Lounge (21+)

Time: 7PM - 10PM

Venue: Beverly's Lounge

Admission: FREE

Saturday, APRIL 13TH

Meghan Sullivan at Whispers Lounge (21+)

Time: Noon - 3:00 PM

Venue: Whispers Lounge

Admission: FREE


Blues Beats

Featuring: Robin Barrett & Coyote Kings with Tiphony Dames

Time: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Venue: Resort Front Plaza



Main Event | The Five Band Festival (21+)

Two Stages of Continuous Performance, without breaks in Resort Convention Center!



Performance Schedule:

4:00 PM: Randy Hansen Band

5:30 PM: Stephanie Ann Johnson

7:00 PM: David Raitt & The Baja Boogie Band

8:30 PM Headliner: Sugaray Rayford

10 PM: After Party with Justyn Priest



Sunday, APRIL 14TH

Blues Breakfast featuring Sidestep

Rejuvenate your senses with Breakfast & Blues at the Resort Convention Center! If last night's blues left you craving more than just music, our delectable breakfast buffet awaits, skillfully crafted by our amazing chefs. Let the soulful tunes of SideStep serenade you as you indulge in a delightful brunch experience. And that's not all – fuel up with our make-your-own Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bars for purchase, ensuring the perfect cure for the night before. Join us for a harmonious blend of flavors, melodies, and relaxation!

Time: 10AM-12PM

Venue: Resort Convention Center



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